Through Nature to God
John Fiske
Religion & Spirituality
Through Nature to God
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THROUGH NATURE TO GOD
PREFACE
CONTENTS
THE MYSTERY OF EVIL
I The Serpent's Promise to the Woman
Footnotes
Footnotes
II The Pilgrim's Burden
III Manich├Žism and Calvinism
IV The Dramatic Unity of Nature
V What Conscious Life is made of
VI Without the Element of Antagonism there could be no Consciousness, and therefore no World
VII A Word of Caution
VIII The Hermit and the Angel
IX Man's Rise from the Innocence of Brutehood
Footnotes
Footnotes
X The Relativity of Evil
THE COSMIC ROOTS OF LOVE AND SELF-SACRIFICE
I The Summer Field, and what it tells us
II Seeming Wastefulness of the Cosmic Process
III Caliban's Philosophy
IV Can it be that the Cosmic Process has no Relation to Moral Ends?
V First Stages in the Genesis of Man
VI The Central Fact in the Genesis of Man
VII The Chief Cause of Man's lengthened Infancy
VIII Some of its Effects
IX Origin of Moral Ideas and Sentiments
X The Cosmic Process exists purely for the Sake of Moral Ends
XI Maternity and the Evolution of Altruism
XII The Omnipresent Ethical Trend
THE EVERLASTING REALITY OF RELIGION
I "Deo erexit Voltaire"
II The Reign of Law, and the Greek Idea of God
Footnotes
Footnotes
III Weakness of Materialism
IV Religion's First Postulate: the Quasi-Human God
V Religions Second Postulate: the undying Human Soul
VI Religions Third Postulate: the Ethical Significance of the Unseen World
VII Is the Substance of Religion a Phantom, or an Eternal Reality?
VIII The Fundamental Aspect of Life
IX How the Evolution of Senses expands the World
X Nature's Eternal Lesson is the Everlasting Reality of Religion
L'ENVOI
THE WRITINGS OF JOHN FISKE
THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA
OLD VIRGINIA AND HER NEIGHBOURS
THE BEGINNINGS OF NEW ENGLAND
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE
THE CRITICAL PERIOD OF AMERICAN HISTORY, 1783-1789
A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES FOR SCHOOLS
CIVIL GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
OUTLINES OF COSMIC PHILOSOPHY
DARWINISM, AND OTHER ESSAYS
THE UNSEEN WORLD
EXCURSIONS OF AN EVOLUTIONIST
MYTHS AND MYTH-MAKERS
THE DESTINY OF MAN
THE IDEA OF GOD
THROUGH NATURE TO GOD
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