This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... THE APOCALYPTIC VISION OF CHRIST (a) THE TRANSCENDENCY OF THE KINGDOM HOW, then, must we, here and now, understand the ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... THE APOCALYPTIC VISION OF CHRIST (a) THE TRANSCENDENCY OF THE KINGDOM HOW, then, must we, here and now, understand the apocalyptic and transcendental revelation of Jesus, so as to shape our spiritual life, feeling and action in harmony with His? How must we re-embody the same " idea" if it is to live for us? M First of all we must recognise that morality is not our highest life, but only a particular manifestation of it under certain contingencies. So far as morality is the will of God, it unites man dynamically with God. But it is not conscious union until the moral experience receives a religious and transcendent interpretation--until the absolute peremptoriness of right over all personal, social or racial interests is more or less recognised as that of a Will, whose object is universal and eternal Right, and in subjection to which our wills find their true life and expansion. It is just the conscious aiming at this union with the transcendent, through the moral life, that raises morality to religion--to a conscious self-adjustment to the realities of the transcendent world. But besides the "ought" of conduct there is the "ought" of thinking and the "ought" of feeling--the duty of a complete and ever completer harmony of the whole spirit--mind, heart, will and action--with what we necessarily conceive as a perfect Spirit, without limitations. However obscure and rudimentary, the need of this harmony becomes explicit in the love and exercise of any sort of rightness--moral, intellectual or aesthetic--for its own sake. Man's need of harmony with the Divine is as natural as his need of bread. If this harmony be an ideal or end "in process of becoming," it supposes, as its other term, the Divine, as something actual and given. The moral...
Good. 1597529761 TITLE: CHRISTIANITY AT THE CROSS-ROADSAUTHOR: TYRRELL, GEORGEISBN 10: 1597529761ISBN 13: 9781597529761BINDING: PaperbackPUBLICATION DATE: 2006PAGES: 282DESCRIPTION: Used book in good or better condition.
Good. 282 pages, tall 12mo. Includes introduction, preface. Black cloth boards with gold-embossed title along spine. No DJ. Shelfwear: light rubbing along cover edges and covers, some light scuff marks and fading to covers. Light tanning to inside covers and free endpapers. Tightly bound with very clean and crisp pages. No marks. Volume is in Good condition.
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