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The Proven Continuity of Life; Its Relation to Jesuitism and the Christian Religion (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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The Proven Continuity of Life; Its Relation to Jesuitism and the Christian Religion (Paperback): Francis Torrey Morton

The Proven Continuity of Life; Its Relation to Jesuitism and the Christian Religion (Paperback)

Francis Torrey Morton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1913 Excerpt: ... APOLLONIUS OF TYANA PHILOSOPHER, TEACHER AND PUBLIC BENEFACTOR HISTORY shows that those men who utter the highest and most beneficial truths to mortals are the saviors of their time--for instance, Confucius, Pythagoras, Plato, Zoroaster, Buddha, Apollonius--and that experience must be the guide and reason the teacher. Such a man and savior was Apollonius, of Tyana, in Cappadocia; born February 16, 2 A. D., and died at Ephesus 99 A. D. A philosopher, teacher, and public benefactor, with a material body containing more spirit than the most highly developed of men, he never desired to be worshiped nor taught such a doctrine; he never claimed pre-eminence over any one; nevertheless, he was deified after death and was worshiped centuries thereafter. It was not through any physical qualities he possessed different from those of other men that he accomplished what he did, but it was through the spiritual body, and power within, and with him.-He gave his large patrimony to his poor relatives, and after years of discipline and in the pursuit of knowledge went to Antioch and began his great mission by teaching philosophy to a number of his disciples and to the people. He made two journeys to India; the first from 36 to 38, A. D.; the second from 45 to 50, A. D. On the latter journey he was accompanied by his friend and disciple Damis when he went to farther India, and at Singapore found Iarchus, chief of the wise men and of the reformed religion, and through the kind offices of Phraotes, king of Taxila, (who gave him the following letter of introduction: viz., "Phraotes, to Iarchus, his master, and the wise men that are with him, send greeting: Apollonius being himself a very wise man, but thinking you to be wiser, is coming to you that he may be acquainted with your...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Francis Torrey Morton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-40864-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-40864-2
Barcode: 9781150408649

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