4 edition of The organon of Scripture found in the catalog.
|Statement||J.B. Lippincott & co.|
|Publishers||J.B. Lippincott & co.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 90 p. :|
|Number of Pages||60|
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" Some Protestants have sought to rival the "Vicar of Christ," in the accuracy with which they apply the above text. OBIQIN OF THE MYSTIO THEOLOGY.
Their labors to reconcile Christianity to the new philosophy. The Dependence of Rules upon Method. Possible directions for exegetical work on Christ• But, then, why study it at all? The "secrets" of Free-Ma- sonry, for example, are utterly inscrutable to the uninitiated —to those to whom they have not been communicated; bat are as plain and intelligible as anything else to those to whom they have been made known.
The process was sim- ple — a mere method of interpretation. 99 one can ask questions about it — questions which are imme- diately suggested by it — which no one can answer. We have made a feeble effort to supply this evident deficiency; and the result is before the reader.
On this it bases its chief if not its sole claim to the attention and favor of the public. 42one does not so much read it consecutively for its own sake as ransack it for data bearing on a particular question—even a question that may be wholly external and alien to the biblical witness.
up as impossiblef when toe exclude such revelation from dependence upon the laws of words. And hence they have built as near the point indicated by their calculations as the nature of the case would admit. The skepticism of the eighteenth compared with that of the nineteenth century.
Conscious as we are of many imperfections in the work which The organon of Scripture now submitted to the public, we doubt not that a discrim- inating criticism will discover many more.
And this, notwith- standing it must itself be explained by the literal. Here is a case directly in point; two words exactly alike in every respect save their significations, which are directly opposite; while the context decides which word was used. For one, we believe that the points of disagreement are, many of them, of the greatest importance.
See also Stewart's Elements of Interpretation ; Trench im the Parables; Home's Introduction; Campbell's Dissertations; riGURATIYE LANQUAQE.
And if he fail to comply with the law, he fails to make himself understood.
SKETCH OF IfYSnCISBL 59 the later Platonists, they received a powerful bias toward enthusiasm.
"The literal meaning of words is to be given up," says Home, "if it be either improper, or involve an impossi- bility, or where words, properly taken, contain anything FIQUBATIVE LANGUAGE.