Woman Outside Christendom. An Exposition of the Influence Exerted by Christianity on the Social Position and Happiness of Women

Trübner & Company, 1880 - 159 sider

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Side 153 - Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, and said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.
Side 45 - Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' Hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.
Side 153 - He saith unto them, Moses because of the hardness of your hearts suffered you to put away your wives: but from the beginning it was not so.
Side 9 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad...
Side 77 - They subsist by their cattle, leading for the most part a wandering life. Of the metals they have tin and lead, which with skins they barter with the merchants for earthenware, salt, and brazen vessels.
Side 87 - When a state either repels war waged against it, or wages it against another, magistrates are chosen to preside over that war with such authority, that they have power of life and death. In peace there is no common magistrate, but the chiefs of provinces and cantons administer justice and determine controversies among their own people.
Side 6 - ... had a knowledge of natural history, so far at least, as to have taught me the grasses that grow by the wayside, and the little winged and wingless neighbors that are continually meeting me with a salutation I cannot answer as things are.
Side 23 - The women also with cords about them, sitting in the ways, burn bran for perfume : but if any of them, drawn by some that passeth by, lie with him, she reproacheth her fellow, that she was not thought as worthy as herself, nor her cord broken.
Side 108 - One God the Arabian prophet preached to man ; One God the Orient still Adores, through many a realm of mighty span, — A God of power and will. " A God that, shrouded in his lonely light, Rests utterly apart From all the vast creations of his might, From nature, man, and art. "A Power that at his pleasure doth create To save or to destroy ; And to eternal pain predestinate, . As to eternal joy.
Side 102 - His unity, though they also pay an adoration to the stars, or the angels and intelligences which they suppose reside in them, and govern the world under the Supreme Deity.

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