- 384 pages
- The Accordance of Religion with Nature
- James Henry Leigh Gabell
- 07 October 2019 James Henry Leigh Gabell
Excerpt From The Accordance Of Religion With NatureInafic Apphcafion, Than He Hasrnade Ofit That By Introducing Analogies Drawn From The Inanimate World, And From The Phaeno Mena Of Mind, The Argument Became Striking In Itself And That Some Readers Might Be Thus Allured To An Examination Of The Subject, As Mere Matter Of Intellectual Curiosity And, Again, Butler Has Omitted To Take Notice Of Some Analogies In That De Partment Of The Subject Of Which He Treats, Which Appear To Me To Be As Convincing As Any Such As Those Applicable To The Subject Of Prayer, To The Observance Of Arbitrary In Stitutions, Or Ceremonies, And Several Others But It Also Seemed To Me, That Even Those Parts Of The Subject Which Butler Has Treated, Might Possibly Be Made Accessible To A Larger Class Of Readers, To Whom His Style Is Repulsive, As It Is Confessedly Obscure And Difficult The Reader Will See, That Part III Is In Great Measure Taken From Butler, As Any Such Argument Must Be The Essay Would Have Been Incomplete Without It, Or Rather, The Strongest Portion Would Have Been Wanting.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis 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.