On the being and attributes of the Godhead, as evidenced in Creation

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Natural Reasoning as the mainstay and guide of thought
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The subjective fact of universality of conviction a strong prima facie indica tion of truth
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PART FIRST Op the Origin op the Idea Concerning God and His Attri butes in Relation to the Human Mind and External nature I Generalization of t...
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True character of Cosmology
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First deduction of the primitive mind as to God
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Further proofs of spirituality as distinct from materiality
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Subordination of matter to mind so VTISelfconsciousness or the sense of selfidentity in mind alone S3 VIII Of objects of mind as distinct from thos...
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Hlimitable expansiveness of mind as contrasted with body
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Natural recognition of an Infinite mind by mind
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Perception of mind by mind through the curtainwork of phenomenal appear ances
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Universality of the perception of the Divine Being by the Supersensuous Reason 4
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Operations of the Supersensuous Reason
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Sphere of Supersensuous Reason 50
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Necessary recognition of a Primal source of Causation by the Supersensuous Reason 53
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The rational recognition of God as the result and not the absurdly socalled Cause of His Being in the sight or mind of Man
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Affirmation of a God as a certitude of the Supersensuous Reason
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Function of the Judgment or Discriminative Reason over extreme Scepticism Idealism and Materialism
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Active Causation as proceeding from mind alone
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Active or Rational and Spiritual Causation as the Fundamental proof of the Being of God as a Spirit
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First deduction of the primitive and unsophisticated mind as to God reviewed
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View of Aristotle as to the first natural deduction
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The first deduction as to a God necessarily involving Unity of Being
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Of Pantheism and the subsequent multiplicity of supposed Gods
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Primitive Worship of one or more spirits
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Origin and Progress of Idolatry
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Real Signification of Idolatry
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Vin Recapitulation as to the natural rise progress and degeneracy and subse quent restoration of purity of Doctrine and Worship in connection with t...
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Modifications of the ideas connected with God even amongst the Hebrews
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Special nature and objects of Scripture go XI Variations of expression concerning God in Scripture
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Simple and pure Ideas as to the Creative God in Genesis
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Representations of God during the early periods up to the Deluge
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The God of Joseph
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The i I Am of Moses
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XVHLThe Jehovah of Moses reduced in poetical metaphor to the concrete
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The Metaphorical or Material Pictures of God corrected by their own authors 92
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The God of Jacob
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The God of David
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Brief Summary of the principle of variation of expression in Scripture
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The Question of Design reviewed 116
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Of the Unity of Creation and of the Sciences and their origination from
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VTII Of Moral and Intellectual or Metaphysical Affinity
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Of the Metaphysician
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Of the Mathematician
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XV11 Further Review of all the Sciences as derived from the Unity of Nature
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Of the Mechanical Arts as educed from Nature and of innate mental prin
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part pourth op the idea Concerning God and his attributes
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Of the Regard due to the animal creation by man
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Of God in relation to natural action and counteraction and of impossibilities
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Of adaptation of circumstances and forms of Being to one another not as accidental coefficients but as designed coadaptations
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Of the Coral Formations __
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Of the Coral Formations as compared with other deposits and of the Faculty of Generalization as operating within the Immensity of Space and illimita...
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Of the Nature of the Earth and its adaptation to the human faculties c
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Of mineral products and of different habitudes of body in relation to climates
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The Source of Commerce _
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Of the modifications of climate __
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Of the uses of the Ocean
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Of Oceans Lakes Rivers c and the position of Great Britain in relation to the rest of the globe _
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Of Ocean as a source of food c
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Of Mountains and their uses
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Of Minerals and Soils in relation to vegetable and animal organization
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Of the special distribution and uses of the bone Phosphate of Lime
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Conclusion to be drawn from the relation of soil to vegetable and animal constitution
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Of the Earth in relation to the material glory of man
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Of the Earth in relation to mans romantic or sentimental glory
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Of the Earth in relation to the moral and religious glory of man
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Of the unerring Supremacy of Conscience over all moral acts and their secret motives 335
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PART SIXTH ConclusionShowing that the Evidences of Design and Purpose Afford Us Convincing Proof of the Godhead I Of Purpose and Design a...
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Of the Great Deduction of the Supersensuous Reason from the fact of an orderly Universe and of the Invisible and Incomprehensible in Real Being
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Of mental perceptions and deductions as to purely spiritual Essences and es pecially as to God 251
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Of the Regard of God towards man and all creation u
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Final Conclusion as to the Supreme Power __
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Final question asked as to the Supreme Power
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Of Conscientiousness and the sense of justice in relation to the belief in an
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Page 95 - Lord, how manifold are thy works ! In wisdom hast thou made them all: The earth is full of thy riches. So is this great and wide sea, Wherein are things creeping innumerable, Both small and great beasts.
Page 107 - And immediately I was in the spirit : and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne. And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone : and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
Page 85 - And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven : and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it...
Page 101 - I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool : his throne was like the fiery flame, and his wheels as burning fire.
Page 98 - He hath made the earth by His power, He hath established the world by His wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by His discretion.
Page 101 - And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone : and upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.
Page 106 - And when ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea, when ye make many prayers, I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.
Page 107 - God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands...
Page 103 - He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow...
Page 107 - AFTER this I looked,, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven : and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.

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