Christianity and Modern Civilization: Being Some Chapters in European History, with an Introductory Dialogue on the Philosophy of History

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Chapman & Hall, ld., 1903 - Church history - 374 pages
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Page iii - In Lebensfluten, im Tatensturm Wall' ich auf und ab, Webe hin und her! Geburt und Grab, Ein ewiges Meer, Ein wechselnd Weben, Ein glühend Leben, So schaff' ich am sausenden Webstuhl der Zeit Und wirke der Gottheit lebendiges Kleid.
Page 59 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the Apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
Page 141 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Page 142 - Love took up the harp of life, and smote on all the chords with might; Smote the chord of self, that, trembling, passed in music out of sight.
Page 138 - I recognise thy glory :" in such strength Of usurpation, when the light of sense Goes out, but with a flash that has revealed The invisible world...
Page 293 - There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore; — Turn wheresoe'er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Page 257 - Faithful cross ! above all other, One and only noble tree ! None in foliage, none in blossom, None in fruit thy peers may be : Sweetest wood and sweetest iron ! Sweetest weight is hung on thee...
Page 69 - I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Page 235 - Omnis anima potestatibus sublimioribus subdita sit : non est enim potestas nisi a Deo; quae autem sunt, a Deo ordinatae sunt.
Page 53 - ... that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven : for he maketh his sun to shine on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

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