Science and Religion
Cosimo, Inc., 2006 M09 1 - 344 pages
Unlike the many works written in recent years attempting to reconcile faith with reason, this bizarre but fascinating 1905 book aims to merge religion with pseudoscience. This odd amalgam of nonsense brings together... . a very basic astronomer primer, with an emphasis on the bodies of the zodiac and their alleged influence over humanity . an examination of the principles of phrenology, the idea that the shape of the head can be interpreted to determine personality and temperament . a discussion of the convergence between phrenology and astrology . the horoscopes of Jesus Christ and Adam themselves . and more. American author BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LOOMIS (1857-1935) was a graduate of the American Institute of Phrenology. He also wrote Pictorial History of the Lassen Volcano (1926).
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Page 83 - The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him : but his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob...
Page 336 - Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
Page 241 - Let not sin therefore, reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof; neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin ; but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
Page 240 - But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.
Page 220 - And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.