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Evolution and Religion

Volume 2. Eighteen Sermons: Discussing the Application of the Evolutionary Principles and Theories to the Practical Aspects of Religious Life

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  • Date Published: July 2009
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108000468

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  • Henry Ward Beecher was an American Congregationalist minister, social reformer, journal editor and orator. People flocked to hear his lecture tours and preaching, in which - in addition to campaigning against slavery and promoting women's suffrage - he embraced the theory of evolution at a time when many pastors were violently opposed to it. Volume II of Evolution and Religion, published in 1885, two years before Beecher's death, is a collection of lectures in which he uses the insights of evolutionism to probe various facets of Christian life and doctrine, including love of God and neighbour. Beecher's powerful writing reveals the charisma and enthusiasm which made him such a popular speaker in his day and makes this book particularly rewarding reading for historians of nineteenth-century science, religion and society.

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    • Date Published: July 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108000468
    • length: 300 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 17 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.38kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introductory
    1. The manifold Christ
    2. The conversion of force
    3. The drift of the ages
    4. The hidden man
    5. The rest of God
    6. God's loving providence
    7. The New Testament theory of evolution
    8. God's goodness man's salvation
    9. Poverty and the gospel
    10. God in the world
    11. Jesus the true ideal
    12. The growth of creation
    13. The battle of life
    14. The liberty of Christ
    15. Concord, not unison
    16. Liberty and the duty of the pulpit
    17. The vitality of God's truth.

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    Henry Ward Beecher

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