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Androcles and the Lion; Overruled; Pygmalion (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Androcles and the Lion; Overruled; PygmalionI say distinctive, because his common humanity and his subjection to time and space (that is, to the Syrian life of his period) involved his belief in many things, true and false, that in no way distinguish him from other Syrians of that time. But such common beliefs do not constitute Specific Christianity any more than wearing a beard, work ing in a carpenter's sh0p, or believing that the earth IS flat and thanity any more than wearing a beard, work ing in a carpenter's sh0p, or believing that the earth IS flat and that the stars could drop on it from heaven like hail stones. Christianity interests practical statesmen now be cause of the doctrines that distinguished Christ from the Jews and the Barabbasques generally, including ourselves.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more