The Problem of Evil; Or, Theory and Theology: To which is Prefixed Preparatory Axioms, Queries and Corollaries; and Followed with an Appendix ...

Front Cover
W.J. Park & Company, 1877 - Good and evil - 279 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 91 - Cease then, nor order imperfection name: Our proper bliss depends on what we blame. Know thy own point: this kind, this due degree Of blindness, weakness, Heav'n bestows on thee. Submit. In this, or any other sphere, Secure to be as blest as thou canst bear: Safe in the hand of one disposing pow'r, Or in the natal, or the mortal hour.
Page 142 - Socrates peaceably philosophizing with his friends, appears the most agreeable that could be wished for ; that of Jesus, expiring in the midst of agonizing pains, abused, insulted and accused by a whole nation, is the most horrible that could be feared. Socrates in receiving the cup of poison, blessed...
Page 129 - And the Lord shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone.
Page 123 - The LORD shall bring" thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto .a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.
Page 197 - Truth, crushed to earth, shall rise again; The eternal years of God are hers; But Error, wounded, writhes in pain, And dies among his worshippers.
Page 127 - And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee.
Page 91 - All nature is but art, unknown to thee ; All chance, direction, which thou canst not see; All discord, harmony not understood ; All partial evil, universal good : And, spite of pride, in erring reason's spite, One truth is Qlear : Whatever is, is right.
Page 216 - Wherefore the LORD said unto Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done of thee, and thou hast not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant.
Page 141 - What presence of mind, what subtlety, what truth in his replies ! How great the command over his passions ! Where is the man, where the philosopher, who could so live, and so die, without weakness, and without ostentation?
Page 142 - Yes ! if the life and death of Socrates were those of a sage, the life and death of Jesus were those of a God.

Bibliographic information