- Author:Samuel Sandmel
- Publisher:Ktav Pub. House; First Edition edition (1971)
- Pages:160 pages
- FB2 format1371 kb
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Personal Name: Sandmel, Samuel. Series Statement: The James A. Gray lectures, 1968. General Note: "Lectures. given at Duke University on October 28-30, 1968. Publication, Distribution, et. New York,. Uniform Title: James A. Gray lectures at Duke University ; 1968. Rubrics: Jews Election, Doctrine of Christianity Zionism Liberalism (Religion). ISBN: 1558994610 Publication & Distribution: Warrendale, P. .
Religion serves to soothe the man in times of his suffering and disappointment. In this world man often suffers disappointment even in the midst of all hopes and achievements
Religion serves to soothe the man in times of his suffering and disappointment. In this world man often suffers disappointment even in the midst of all hopes and achievements. The things for which he strives are in some measure always denied to him. When human hopes are blighted, when all that was planned and striven for has been swept away, man naturally wants something to console and compensate him.
For James, religion was not a ‘single quality’ but a ‘group of qualities’ that form actions. The lectures that form this book, although with radical views at the time, was considered one of the best works of non-fiction in the 20th century for its intellectual thoughts on religious tolerance and respect. Although he assures us that he is not an anthropologist there is a strong tincture of anthropology here in that he recounts the experiences of a vast number of individuals, some now more or less lost to history and some still prominent, such as Tolstoy.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (LPR; German: Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion, VPR) outlines his ideas on Christianity as a form of self-consciousness
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (LPR; German: Vorlesungen über die Philosophie der Religion, VPR) outlines his ideas on Christianity as a form of self-consciousness. They represent the final and in some ways the decisive element of his philosophical system.
Later and modern versions: English. Canaanite culture and religion. Ezekiel-the man and his message. The book of Samuel covers the period from Samuel, the last of the judges, through the reigns of the first two kings of Israel, Saul and David (except for David’s death). Old English versions. Middle English versions. The division of Samuel and its succeeding book, Kings (Melakhim), into four separate books first appeared in the Septuagint, the Greek translation of the Old Testament from the 3rd to 2nd centuries bce. Theological and political biases.