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... 29 Our perplexity in defining the miraculous Period 30 Use of the Primitive
Miracles 31 IV. The Fourth Cause. Virtues of the first Christians ... 32 Effects of
their Repentance 32 Care of their Reputation Morality of the Fathers Principles of.
Care of their Reputation Morality of the Fathers Principles of Human Nature The
Primitive Christians condemn Pleasure and Luxury Their Sentiments concerning
Marriage and Chastity Their Aversion to the Business of War and Government V.
[The name was assumed by themselves in reference to the poverty of their
condition ; the Fathers contemptuously referred it to their understanding.] But,
when Justin was pressed to declare the sentiment of 10 THE DECLINE AND
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acter they could discover none of the features of the wise and omnipotent father
of the universe.29 They allowed that the religion of the Jews was somewhat less
criminal than the idolatry of the Gentiles ; but it was their fundamental doctrine ...
... of the Gnostics of the second and third centuries, Mosheim is ingenious and
candid ; Le Clerc dull, but exact ; Beausobre almost always an apologist ; and it is
much to be feared that the primitive fathers are very frequently calumniators.
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Smiley - LibraryThing
Gibbon's third volume of The Decline and Fall seems to stray from the purpose stated in volume one. I think he just got carried away by the sweep of history. The melodious style and easy learning are still present but I was suffering from Gibbon fatigue by the third volume and we were off course. Les hele vurderingen
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1841
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 3
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1900
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volum 7
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1828