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The Religions Before Christ: Being an Introd. to the History of the First ...
Edmond De Pressense
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The Religions Before Christ: Being an Introduction to the History of the ...
Edmond de Pressensť
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Page 287 - GOTTHOLD'S EMBLEMS ; or, Invisible things understood by things that are made. BY CHRISTIAN SCRIVER, Minister of Magdeburg in 1671. Translated from the twenty-eighth German edition, by the Rev. ROBERT MHNZIES.
Page 208 - Take heed to thyself, lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land whither thou goest, lest it be for a snare in the midst of thee...
Page 279 - Egypt, and the Books of Moses ; or, the Books of Moses Illustrated by the Monuments of Egypt. With an Appendix.
Page 287 - We now call attention to the great merits of this volume. The character of this commentary is practical and devotional. There are often very exquisite devotional passages, and a vein of earnest piety runs through the whole work. We recommend the book most warmly to all.
Page 280 - TESTAMENT. A GREEK and ENGLISH LEXICON of the NEW TESTAMENT. By EDWARD ROBINSON, DD, LL.D., Professor of Biblical Literature in the Union Theological Seminary, New York ; Author ot "Biblical Researches in Palestine,
Page 277 - The most weighty and important contribution to the cause of dogmatic theology which Germany has recently produced. It unites, in a high degree, depth and comprehensiveness, with practical earnestness and clearness. It is profound even to the contentment of a German mind, yet rarely obscure and uninstructive ; the author evinces his thorough metaphysical training, and his work is pervaded by the pressure of a shining and disciplined intellect, and the rare mastery of a large and skillfully argumentative...
Page 281 - The qualifications of Dr Hengsteuberg, as an eminent expositor, will not be doubted by those familiar with his previous works on the Bible ; and a Commentary on this difficult book by one who has so long and so successfully devoted himself to biblical subjects, will awaken new interest in its study. As an exposition of the language and the general current of the writer's views, the work is full and rich.
Page 273 - says he, " the memory of Calvin in high veneration : his works' have a place in my library ; and in the study of the Holy Scriptures, he is one of the commentators whom I most frequently consult.
Page 2 - God,' by demanding him from all forms of worship, from all schools of philosophy." While, however, he makes so large a concession as is here implied, a concession which even Dr. Temple is unwilling to make in his well known essay on the " Education of the World," he adds, " The work of preparation in the pagan world consisted in the development of this immense, this painful desire, — too often, alas ! sullied and alloyed ; but it was a flame kindled by God himself, and could not be extinguished.