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Detector%u201CWilliam de Choul, counsellor to the king and bailiff of the mountains, composed, an age ago, a treatise of the religion of the ancient Romans, wherein he shows an entire conformity between old Rome and new DetectorIt proves that the alliance between Christianity and heathenism existed
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SuratBut if ye refuse and rebel, the sword shall devour you; for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.%u2019 And for this [rite] we have learned from the apostles this reason SuratEvery impure act, murder, the touch of a corpse, illegitimate commerce, even the conjugal act, demanded purification Sur
GIA%u201CThey applied it not merely to the books of the Old and New Testaments, but even the products of Greek literature, for instance, to the Homeric poems; their whole mode of view was entirely allegorical. GIAThe Christianity of the third and fourth centuries presents the strongest possible cont
collection!H collection!Thus gnosticism had prepared the way for the obliteration of the concrete positiveness of the Old Testament, and destroyed its authority in a great degree. collection!The closing portion of the chapter is as follows: collection!These phases often mingle with each other.