Religion and Science : The Letters of Alpha on the Influence of Spirit Upon Imponderable (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Religion and Science: The Letters of Alpha on the Influence of Spirit Upon Imponderable The following pages, mostly compiled from the letters Of Alpha, written for the Boston Daily Transcript, and quotations from distinguished writers upon the subjects therein treated, are intended to place before the world, in a concise form, some of the many logical arguments easily understood by the common mind, against the advance ment of Atheism apparent in late scientific teachings. The intention of the author is further to Show that life forces in matter may be accounted for much earlier than the present claims of scientists, even Without giving them separate independence of' motion, or a conscious exist ence, except through spirit emanating from Deity. In the choice Of quotations the author has abstained from the use of sectarian dogmas, and to a certain extent has brought in the expressed views of different writers of many religious denominations, Who speak for themselves. The arguments are intended, so far as they go, to Show that Material as well as Mental and Social Science, is dependent upon spirit for its active creative force, and that the latter originates with God alone; that illustra tive Science, as taught at the present day, when properly demonstrated, by no means disproves the immortality of the soul, its accountability to God, or the necessities of a religious life, but on the contrary in all its lessons points to a perfect harmony between Religion and Science, and a. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- Stephen Merrill Allen
- Paperback | 188 pages
- 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
- Publication date
- 30 Jan 2019
- Forgotten Books