The Christian View of the World: Nathaniel William Taylor Lectures for 1910-1911, Delivered Before the Divinity School of Yale University

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Yale University Press, 1912 - Christianity - 344 pages

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Page 246 - I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name...
Page 215 - Wherefore if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut them off, and cast them from thee : it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into everlasting fire.
Page 104 - ... inadequate category. The incomplete reality before the mind is inevitably measured against the complete reality of the mind itself, and it is in this process that it betrays its incompleteness, and demands its contrary to supplement its one-sidedness. " Before the mind there is a single conception, but the whole mind itself, which does not appear, engages in the process, operates on the datum, and produces the result1.
Page 341 - My former thoughts returned : the fear that kills, And hope that is unwilling to be fed, Cold, pain, and labour, and all fleshly ills, And mighty poets in their misery dead. Perplexed, and longing to be comforted, My question eagerly did I renew, " How is it that you live, and what is it you do...
Page 208 - Even so doth God protect us if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave, and power, and deity, Yet in themselves are nothing...
Page 106 - That the truth itself is one, and whole, and complete, and that all thinking and all experience moves within its recognition and subject to its manifest authority...
Page 203 - We find a law in the members warring against the law of the mind, and bringing us into captivity to the law of sin.
Page 4 - ... at one and the same time, and by one and the same act or grant ; the jointure is instantly dissolved.
Page 87 - ... undertook to develop such an idealism by attempting to show that ideas (which, he thought, include the values by which we live) are objective entities, since, even though we bring them to consciousness, they do have their own order. In bringing these entities to consciousness, we come to know ourselves: "Things are elements in a spiritual process which is at once cognitive, moral, religious, a process in which the experiencing subject comes gradually to know a world and to apprehend the principles...
Page 154 - Paul combines his exhortation that we must work out our own salvation "with fear and trembling" with the promise that "God is at work in (us], both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

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