An history of the Christian Church [by G. Gregory].

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George Kearsley, 1790
 

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312 페이지 - In the exercise of political government he was compelled to abate of the stern rigour of fanaticism, to comply in some measure with the prejudices and passions of his followers, and to employ even the vices of mankind as the instruments of their salvation. The use of fraud and perfidy, of cruelty and injustice, were often subservient to the propagation of the faith...
308 페이지 - Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius ; and the uniformity of a work denotes the hand of a single artist. From his earliest youth Mahomet was addicted to religious contemplation : each year, during the month of Ramadan, he withdrew from the world and from the arms of Cadijah : in the cave of Hera, three miles from Mecca...
308 페이지 - The faith which, under the name of Islam,* he preached to his family and nation, is compounded of an eternal truth, and a necessary fiction, THAT THERE is ONLY ONE GOD, AND THAT MAHOMET IS THE APOSTLE OF GOD.
311 페이지 - ... raised him above the pressure of want, he avoided the paths of ambition and avarice; and till the age of forty he lived with innocence, and would have died without a name. The unity of God is an idea...
133 페이지 - And whosoever shall say that there was a time when the Son of God was not...
60 페이지 - He also established a system of moral discipline which allowed the people in general to live according to the laws of their country and the dictates of nature ; but required the wise to exalt their minds by contemplation, and to mortify the body...
282 페이지 - Such topics of consolation, so obvious, so vague, or so abstruse, are ineffectual to subdue the feelings of human nature. Yet the sense of misfortune may be diverted by the labour of thought; and the sage who could artfully combine in the same work the various riches of philosophy, poetry, and eloquence, must already have possessed the intrepid calmness which he affected to seek.
311 페이지 - Abdallah, the task would still be difficult, and the success uncertain : at the distance of twelve centuries, I darkly contemplate his shade through a cloud of religious incense ; and could I truly delineate the portrait of an hour, the fleeting resemblance would not equally apply to the solitary of Mount Hera, to the preacher of Mecca, and to the conqueror of Arabia.
311 페이지 - Christians would teach him to despise and detest the idolatry of Mecca. It was the duty of a man and a citizen to impart the doctrine of salvation, to rescue his country from the dominion of sin and error. The energy of a mind incessantly bent on the same object would convert a general obligation into a particular call ; the warm...
315 페이지 - Alexandria was likewise distinguished for its schools, not only of theology and philosophy, but of physic, where once to have studied was a sufficient recommendation to distant countries. The astronomical school, founded by...

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