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Controversial Tracts on Christianity and Mohammedanism (Paperback) Loot Price: R504
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Controversial Tracts on Christianity and Mohammedanism (Paperback): Henry Martyn

Controversial Tracts on Christianity and Mohammedanism (Paperback)

Henry Martyn

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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.1824 Excerpt: ... have been mistaken, as to the facts to which these narratives related, submitted to similar difficulties, pains and death: and of these, some were men of education and learning. There is another consideration, of great weight, which is this: We know from their constant appeals to the Scripture, their orderly life, and the instructions which they have laid down in their writings, that they were men who feared God. As to their general conduct, they were neither desirous of novelty nor vain-glory. In their disputes with the Jews they argued universally from the Scriptures; and we know of no instance, in which they accepted either of wealth or homage from their followers; but in all they inculcated the contrary, as constituting the character of the true minister of Christ. We are informed, in some instances, of predictions having been made by them and their followers, which actually came to pass: of miracles performed in the presence of both friends and foes: but had no such thing taken place, these passages would have been cited as affording an effectual answer to all their pretensions. Yet have neither their honesty nor their statements ever been impugned by those who had the best means in their power for doing so: and hence it was, that their preaching gained ground, not only among the Jews, but among the heathen throughout the Roman empire; and that many joined them as converts. We have, therefore, no reason to suspect their testimony; but, on the contrary, every reason for believing it to be true. There is another consideration, which may properly be mentioned here, which is, the concurrence of the events in question with the declarations of ancient prophecy. We are informed by the Prophets, that a certain person of the seed of Abraham, of the line of Isaa...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Henry Martyn
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-65698-9
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-65698-0
Barcode: 9781150656989

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