Lectures on the origin and growth of religion as illustrated by the religions of India

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Page 14 - And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
Page 371 - For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside thee, what he hath prepared for him that waiteth for him.
Page 118 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them...
Page 265 - My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
Page 316 - Who knows the secret ? who proclaimed it here, Whence, whence this manifold creation sprang? The Gods themselves came later into being- — . Who knows from whence this great creation sprang? . He from whom all this great creation came, Whether his will created or was mute, The Most High Seer that is in highest heaven, He knows it — or perchance even He knows not.
Page 279 - The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining...
Page 223 - And call no man your father upon the earth ; for one is your Father, which is in heaven.
Page 295 - He who gives life, He who gives strength; whose command all the bright gods revere; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death; — Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? 3.
Page 53 - The religion of the Melanesians consists, as far as belief goes, in the persuasion that there is a supernatural power about belonging to the region of the unseen; and, as far as practice goes, in the use of means of getting this power turned to their own benefit. The notion of a Supreme Being is altogether foreign to them, or indeed of any being occupying a very elevated place in their world.
Page 328 - What should I do with that by which I do not become immortal ? What my Lord knoweth (of immortality) , tell that to me.

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