A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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D. Appleton, 1896 - Religion and science
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Really a fascinating book, but kind of sad at the end, where he confidently states that religion is going to be able to move forward and deal with science without fighting about whether things agree ... Read full review

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Page 171 - And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech : and it came to pass, as they journeyed from the East, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar ; and they dwelt there.
Page 63 - ... threshing instrument, neither is a cart wheel turned about upon the cummin; but the fitches are beaten out with a staff, and the cummin with a rod.
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Page 171 - And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do : and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech. So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of the earth: and they left off to build the city. Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the Lord did there confound the language of all...
Page 171 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth : and they left off to build the city. Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Page 171 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
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Page 346 - ... not find in the Formularies, to which this Article refers, any such distinct declaration of our Church upon the subject, as to require us to condemn as penal the expression of hope by a clergyman that even the ultimate pardon of the wicked, who are condemned in the day of judgment, may be consistent with the will of Almighty God.
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