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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...of God’s Kingdom on Earth. All other religions wait for this Kingdom, too. Jews await the Messiah that will bring it. Muslims wait for Mahdi, who will... ...d rock-n-roll” slogan ... On the other hand, in the 1930s, the most famous American clairvoyant Edgar Cayce prophesied: “ ... entrance is shown to be ...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...his leads to horrors such as the Holocaust. The Nazis did not regard as humans the Jews, the Slavs, homosexuals, and other minorities - so they sou... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...most recent examples are the massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, the Holocaust of the Jews in Nazi Germany's Third Reich, and the Armenian Genocide in... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ... fraud scandals signals the end of an era. Disillusionment and disenchantment with American capitalism may yet lead to a tectonic ideological shift... ...t it takes one Jew to really know another. Conditioned by millennia of persecution, Jews are paranoid, defensive, and obsessively secretive. It is i... ...tion - not only a religious one If race is defined in terms of genetic purity, then Jews are as much a race as the remotest and most isolated of the... ...nsforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the representative of the oppresso...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...ll we eager him to eat of it himself. The same spirit inspired Miss Bird’s American missionaries, who had come thousands of miles to change the faith ... ... their ignorance of the religions they were trying to supplant. I quote an American in this connection without scruple. Uncle Sam is better than John ... ...the largest, to a clique of states; and the whole scope and atmosphere not American, but merely Yankee. I will go far beyond him in reprobating the as... ...re to look when I find myself 7 Memories and Portraits in company with an American and see my countrymen un- bending to him as to a performing dog. B... ...npopulous. It is not so for nothing. I once seemed to have perceived in an American boy a greater readiness of sympathy for lands that are great, and ... ..., having entered, leave it. It was a place besieged; the shopmen, like the Jews rebuilding Salem, had a double task. They kept us at the stick’s end, ...

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Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity

By: George Bernard Shaw

...tatesmen now because of the doc- trines that distinguished Christ from the Jews and the Barabbasques generally, including ourselves. WHY JESUS MORE TH... ...see any more sense in martyr- dom than Galileo did. He was executed by the Jews for the blasphemy of claiming to be a God; and Pilate, to whom this wa... ...e had committed treason against Rome by saying that he was the King of the Jews. He was not falsely accused, nor denied full opportunities of defendin... ...t negroes to their faith with great ease, but cannot convert Mahometans or Jews. The negro finds in civilized Salvationism an un- speakably more comfo... ...f no con- sequence, the sensational effect of such a heresy as this on the Jews is not apparent: it seems to us as natural that John should have bapti... ...n practically all the white inhabitants of the British Isles and the North American continent, to mention no other places) are condemned in the words,...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...does not inter- fere with your own! Christians, therefore, Mahometans, and Jews originally, in proportion as they were sincere and con- scientious, ha... ...m of ethics. In Judaism, again, the special and insulated situation of the Jews has unavoidably impressed an exclusive bias upon its prin- ciples. In ... ...that the burning of a wood, or even of a forest, which happens in our vast American *‘Integrity of the metaphor.’—One of the best notes ever writ- ten... ...such it was) secured so providentially to the Hebrew theology, two learned Jews—viz., Josephus and Philo Judaeus—had occasion to seek a cosmopolitan u... ...he destruction of Jerusalem and the Jewish nation, threw these two learned Jews upon this recourse to the Greek lan- guage as their final resource, in... ...lic, to eternal obscurity amongst men, I go on to mention that the learned Jews selected for this weighty labor happened to be in number seventy-two; ...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

... I take my place behind this desk, and face this learned au- dience. To us Americans, the experience of receiving instruction from the living voice, a... ...uous an act. Particularly must this be the case on a soil as sacred to the American imagination as that of Edinburgh. The glories of the philosophic c... ...rd a sweet savor;” we “taste and see that he is good.” “Spiritual milk for American babes, drawn from the breasts of both testaments,” is a sub-title ... ...God:” God’s Breath in Man is the title of the chief work of our best known American mystic (Thomas Lake Harris), and in cer- tain non-Christian countr... ...o practical fruits, and the ex- tremely practical turn of character of the American people has never been better shown than by the fact that this, the... ...trast between this world and the next which through all the history of the Jews had continually been grow- ing wider: ‘As in heaven, so on earth.’ The... ...salem, where he went to dwell, a mission of nuns for the conversion of the Jews, showed no tendency to use for egotistic purposes the notoriety given ... ... interior life which are the exclusive object of our study. The baiting of Jews, 329 William James the hunting of Albigenses and Waldenses, the ston-...

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