Leviathan: Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall and Civill

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University Press, 1904 - Political science - 531 pages
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In the 1640s, Europe was littered with wars, most of them pertinent to who ought to be in charge. The continent saw the last decade of the Thirty Years’ War, whose major impacts were reaffirming state ... Read full review

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Even though the book is full of confusion and heresy and I found myself disagreeing with most of his (other) thoughts, this was a very fascinating read. It gives a very good context for the turmoil ... Read full review

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Page 337 - Look upon Zion, the city of our solemnities : Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, A tabernacle that shall not be taken down ; Not one of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, Neither shall any of the cords thereof be broken.
Page 441 - And I will bring the third part through the fire, And will refine them as silver is refined, And will try them as gold is tried: They shall call on my name, and I will hear them : I will say, It is my people: And they shall say, The Lord is my God.
Page 317 - Hereby know ye the Spirit of God : Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God: and every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God : and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come ; and even now already is it in the world.
Page 371 - And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them; Receive ye the Holy Ghost. Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them, and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Page 389 - As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Ghost said ; Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Page 300 - And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant.
Page 85 - Where there is no common power, there is no law; where no law, no injustice. Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues. Justice and injustice are none of the faculties neither of the body nor mind. If they were, they might be in a man that were alone in the world, as well as his senses and passions. They are qualities that relate to men in society, not in solitude. It is consequent also to the same condition that there be no propriety, no dominion, no mine and thine distinct; but only that...
Page 415 - For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things, " that ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication, from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well. Fare ye well.
Page 305 - And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach JESUS CHRIST.
Page 362 - For there are three that bear witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one.

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