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

By Shaw, George Bernard

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Title: Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity  
Author: Shaw, George Bernard
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Preface: Androcles and the Lion. On the Prospects of Christianity by George Bernard Shaw.

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Contents PREFACE ON THE PROSPECTS OF CHRISTIANITY............................................................. 7 WHY NOT GIVE CHRISTIANITY A TRIAL? ........................................................................................................ 7 WHY JESUS MORE THAN ANOTHER? ................................................................................................................ 9 WAS JESUS A COWARD? ....................................................................................................................................... 10 WAS JESUS A MARTYR? ....................................................................................................................................... 11 THE GOSPELS WITHOUT PREJUDICE.............................................................................................................. 12 THE GOSPELS NOW UNINTELLIGIBLE TO NOVICES ................................................................................. 13 WORLDLINESS OF THE MAJORITY .................................................................................................................. 14 RELIGION OF THE MINORITY. SALVATIONISM ........................................................................................... 15 THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ATONEMENT AND PUNISHMENT ............................................................. 16 SALVATION AT FIRST A CLASS PRIVILEGE; AND THE REMEDY ............................................................. 17 RETROSPECTIVE ATONEMENT, AND THE EXPECTATION OF THE REDEEMER ................................ 18 COMPLETION OF THE SCHEME BY LUTHER AND CALVIN ...................................................................... 18 JOHN BARLEYCORN............................................................................................................................................. 19 LOOKING FOR THE END OF THE WORLD ...................................................................................................... 20 THE HONOR OF DIVINE PARENTAGE .............................................................................................................. 21 MATTHEW..................................................................................................................................... 23 THE ANNUNCIATION: THE MASSACRE: THE FLIGHT ................................................................................ 23 JOHN THE BAPTIST............................................................................................................................................... 24 JESUS JOINS THE BAPTISTS............................................................................................................................... 24 THE SAVAGE JOHN AND THE CIVILIZED JESUS ........................................................................................... 25 JESUS NOT A PROSLETYST................................................................................................................................. 26 THE TEACHINGS OF JESUS ................................................................................................................................ 27

 
 



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