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Reason in Religion

 Frederic Henry Hedge

 

“KEINE VERTRAUTERE GABE VERMAG DER MENSCH DEM MENSCHEN ANZUBIETEN ALS WAS ER IM INNERSTEN DES GEMÜTHES ZU SICH GEREDET HAT.”  Schleiermacher.

 

BOSTON:

WALKER, FULLER, AND COMPANY

245 WASHINGTON STREET

1865.

C O N T E N T S

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER

I.                    BEING AND SEEING

II.                 “NATURAL AND SPIRITUAL”

 

BOOK ONE: RELIGION WITHIN THE BOUNDS OF THEISM

CHAPTER

I.                    THE RETREATING GOD

II.                 THE ADVANCING GOD

III.               THE REGENT GOD

IV.              THE ANSWERING GOD

V.                 THE EXORABLE GOD

VI.              THE OLD ENIGMA

VII.            THE OLD DISCORD

VIII.         THE OLD FEAR

IX.              THE OLD HOPE

X.                 FREEDOM IN BONDS

 

BOOK TWO: RATIONAL CHRISTIANITY

PREFACE—THE CAUSE OF REASON THE CAUSE OF FAITH

CHAPTER

I.                    CULMINATION OF PERSONALITY IN THE CHRIST OF THE CHURCH

II.                 LIMITATION OF PERSONALITY IN THE CHRIST OF REASON

III.               MIRACLES

IV.              THE REVELATION OF THE SPIRIT

V.                 THE SPIRIT IN THE LETTER

VI.              SAVING FAITH

VII.            THE AGE OF GRACE; OR, ATONEMENT WITHOUT EXPIATION

VIII.         THE "DOUBLE PREDESTINATION "

IX.              THE CHRISTIAN IDEA OF IMMORTALITY

X.                 CRITIQUE OF PENAL THEOLOGY

XI.              THE TWO TYPES

XII.            THE MORAL IDEAL

 

 


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