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The Margins of Orthodoxy

Heterodox Writing and Cultural Response, 16601750

by Roger D. Lund

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • History,
  • Free thought--England--History--17th century-,
  • Free thought--England--History--17th century--Congresses,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Religion / History,
  • Religion-Christianity - History - Protestant

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714264M
    ISBN 100521025982
    ISBN 109780521025980
    OCLC/WorldCa149617262

    Doctrine of Conditional Joy. For shame! Remember that the Church went in specifically for dangerous ideas; she was a lion tamer. But to discover a plan for being merciful and also severe—that was to anticipate a strange need of human nature. The result is — well, some things are not hard to calculate. Religious authority: i Truth is a standard independent of the human mind that "measures" the mind and serves as its goal.

    The first is that the fundamentalist and evangelical spiritual identity was forged in the democratizing The Margins of Orthodoxy book of the early nineteenth religious awakenings. In fact, the term "mixed metaphor" is an entirely inappropriate descriptor. Thus, he believes that children were indeed the kingdom of heaven, but nevertheless ought to be obedient to the kingdom of earth. All that we call common sense and rationality and practicality and positivism only means that for certain dead levels of our life we forget that we have forgotten. As many scholars have argued and as anyone who has been to church camp will know, there is something at the heart of evangelical spirituality that longs for rebirth, for a religious experience that will change, well, everything. She was great because they had loved her.

    The only thing which might be considered evident was that they could not mean what they said; for the ordinary verbal explanation was that the optimist thought this world as good as it could be, while the pessimist thought it as bad as The Margins of Orthodoxy book could be. But the great determinists of the nineteenth century were strongly against this native feeling that something had happened an instant before. This elementary wonder, however, is not a mere fancy derived from the fairy tales; on the contrary, all the fire of the fairy tales is derived from this. The open, obvious, democratic thing is to believe an old apple-woman when she bears testimony to a miracle, just as you believe an old apple-woman when she bears testimony to a murder. All that we call spirit and art and ecstacy only means that for one awful instant we remember that we forgot" p. It offers the reading public little that is useful or actionable from the past that might point toward a different way.


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The Margins of Orthodoxy by Roger D. Lund Download PDF Ebook

The state of the Christian could not be at once so comfortable that he was a coward to cling to it, and so uncomfortable that he was a fool to stand it" p. It is as easy as lying; because it is lying.

The Margins of Orthodoxy book would be a monumental task and would likely require even more space. No sooner had my indignation died down at its angular and aggressive squareness than I was called up again to notice and condemn its enervating and sensual roundness. Any one setting out to dispute anything ought always to begin by saying what he does not dispute.

Not only is suicide a sin, it is the sin. You may conscientiously deny either of them, but you cannot call your denial a triumph of the liberal idea.

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As a politician, he will cry out that war is a waste of life, and then, as a philosopher, that all life is waste of time. But the virtues are let loose also; and the virtues wander more wildly, and the virtues do more terrible damage.

When I fancied that I stood alone I was really in the ridiculous position of being backed up by all Christendom. We have to feel the universe at once as an ogre's castle, to be stormed, and yet as our own cottage, to which we can return at evening.

Book Review: The Evangelicals by Frances FitzGerald

I constantly used the words myself, but I cheerfully confess that I never had any very special idea of what they meant. Calvinism The Margins of Orthodoxy book away the freedom from man, but left it to God.

A variant of this view allows that people have the freedom to arationally adopt comprehensive worldviews, but that these should be strictly private commitments and should not enter into public discourse, where they tend to be divisive.

I freely confess all the idiotic ambitions of the end of the nineteenth century. We are all under the same mental calamity; we have all forgotten our names.

The Evangelicals offers no window into these alternative worlds, which is regrettable. The largeness of this universe had nothing of that freshness and airy outbreak which we have praised in the universe of the poet. For instance, it is not the case that man is The Margins of Orthodoxy book another animal, that The Margins of Orthodoxy book arose in ignorance and fear, or that the Catholic religion is full of doom and gloom: "Thus these three facts of experience, such facts as go to make an agnostic, are, in this view, totally turned around.

In the fairy tale an incomprehensible happiness rests upon an incomprehensible condition. The Margins of Orthodoxy book I laid down the last of Colonel Ingersoll's atheistic lectures the dreadful thought broke across my mind, "Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.

The whole secret of mysticism is this: that man can understand everything by the help of what he does not understand. Joan of Arc had all that and with this great addition, that she endured poverty as well as admiring it; whereas Tolstoy is only a typical aristocrat trying to find out its secret.

The sane man knows that he has a touch of the beast, a touch of the devil, a touch of the saint, a touch of the citizen. But I may be told it any day.

The same women who are ready to defend their men through thick and thin are in their personal intercourse with the man almost morbidly lucid about the thinness of his excuses or the thickness of his head. If the madman could for an instant become careless, he would become sane.

They suggest that there has been a slow movement towards morality, with an imperceptible ethical change in every year or at every instant. It wants ordinary morality. You might as well say that a certain philosophy can be believed on Mondays, but cannot be believed on Tuesdays.

The one created thing which we cannot look at is the one thing in the light of which we look at everything. The plain, popular course is to trust the peasant's word about the ghost exactly as far as you trust the peasant's word about the landlord.

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