A propaganda of philosophy: history of the American Institute of Christian Philosophy, 1881-1914

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F.H. Revell, 1914 - Philosophy - 76 pages
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Page 1879 - District, do hereby approve the within certificate, and do consent that the same be filed, pursuant to the provisions of an Act of the Legislature of the State of New York, entitled, "An Act for the Incorporation of Benevolent, Charitable, Scientific and Missionary Societies," passed April 12, 1848, and the several acts extending and amending said act.
Page 1864 - Philosophy, with a special reference to its relation to the revealed truths of the Holy Scriptures and to the fundamental principles of Theistic Philosophy. The Lecturer shall be chosen by the University's Committee upon the Charles F. Deems Lectureship, which shall consist of the Chancellor and two members of the Faculty of Arts and Science and two members of the University Council, to be named as the Council may direct. The subject for each year's lectures shall be agreed upon between this Committee...
Page 1908 - This book, then, is neither a philosophy nor a history of religion, but it is an endeavour to look at what is at once the central fact and idea of the Christian faith by a mind whose chief labour in life has been to make an attempt at such a philosophy through such a history.
Page 1879 - ... a certificate in writing, in which shall be stated the name or title by which such society shall be known in law...
Page 1900 - Jerusalem. {The conclusion is that theism is the fundamental postulate of our total life. It cannot, indeed, be demonstrated without assumption, but it cannot be denied without wrecking all our interests.
Page 1908 - ... he holds that Christianity must stand there if it is to be really known and truly honoured. The time is coming, and we shall hope that the man is coming with it, which shall give us a new Analogy, speaking a more generous and hopeful language, breathing a nobler spirit, aspiring to a larger day than Butler's. It will seek to discover in man's religions the story of his quest after God, but no less of God's quest after him ; and it will listen in all of them for the voice of the Eternal, who has...
Page 1879 - We, the undersigned, being all of full age and citizens of the United States and a majority of whom are citizens of the District of Columbia...

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