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The Bible Of Bibles; Or Twenty-Seven "Divine" Revelations:

By Lydia M. Graves, Kersey Graves
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  • THE BIBLE OF BIBLES;
  • OR,
  • TWENTY-SEVEN "DIVINE" REVELATIONS:
    • Author Of "The World's Sixteen Crucified Saviors," "The Biography Of Satan." Fourth Edition. Boston: Colby & Rich, Publishers, No. 9 Montgomery Place. 1879.
    • And by Lydia M. Graves, Assistant Authoress.
  • NOTES AND EXPLANATIONS FOR THE THIRD EDITION.
    • THE PERSONALITY OF GOD.
    • MORE BIBLES.
    • THE LEADING POSITIONS OF THIS WORK.
  • THE BIBLE OF BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER I.—THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES.
    • THE COMING REVOLUTION.
    • REASON WILL SOON TRIUMPH.
  • CHAPTER II.—APOLOGY AND EXPLANATION.
    • I. JEHOVAH.
    • II. THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS.
  • CHAPTER III.—WHY THIS WORK WAS WRITTEN,
    • II. THE MORAL TRUTHS OF THE BIBLE.
    • III. WHY RESORT TO RIDICULE?
    • THE PRINCIPAL DESIGN OF THIS WORK.
    • DON'T READ PERNICIOUS BOOKS.
    • TWO THOUSAND BIBLE ERRORS.
    • BIBLES USEFUL IN THEIR PLACE.
  • CHAPTER IV.—THE BEAUTIES AND BENEFITS OF BIBLES.
    • A HIGHER PLANE OF DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN ATTAINED.
    • LOOK AT THE DIFFERENCE.
    • BIBLE WRITERS HONEST.
    • GENERAL CLAIMS OF BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER V.—TWENTY-SEVEN BIBLES DESCRIBED.
    • THE HINDOO BIBLES.
    • I. THE VEDAS.
    • II. THE INSTITUTES OF MENU.
    • III. RAMAYANA.
    • IV. THE MAHABARAT.
    • V. THE PURANS, OR PORANAS.
    • VI. ANALOGIES OF THE BRAHMIN AND JEWISH RELIGION.
    • VII. ANTIQUITY OF INDIA.
  • CHAPTER VI.—THE EGYPTIAN BIBLE.
    • THE "HERMAS."
    • ANALOGY OF THE EGYPTIAN AND JEWISH RELIGIONS.
    • ANTIQUITY OF EGYPT.
  • CHAPTER VII.—THE PERSIAN BIBLES.
    • I. THE ZEND AYESTA.
    • II. PERSIAN BIBLE—THE SADDER.
    • ANALOGY OF THE PERSIAN AND JEWISH RELIGIONS.
    • ANTIQUITY OF THE PERSIAN RELIGION.
  • CHAPTER VIII.—CHINESE BIBLES.
    • KINGS AND SHOO.
    • I. TA-HEO; OR, GREAT LEARNING.
    • II. THE CHUNG YUNG; OR, THE DOCTRINE OF THE MEAN.
    • III. THE BOOK OF MANG, OF MENCIUS.
    • IV. SHOO KING; OR, BOOK OF HISTORY.
    • V. THE SHE KING; OR, BOOK OF POETRY.
    • VI. THE CHUN TSEN; OR, SPRING AND SUMMER.
    • VII. THE TAO-TE KING; OR, DOCTRINE OF REASON.
    • ANALOGY OF THE CHINESE AND JEWISH RELIGIONS.
    • CONCLUDING INFERENCE.
  • CHAPTER IX.—BIBLES
    • I. THE SOFFEES' BIBLE—THE MUSNAVI.
    • II. THE PARSEES' BIBLE—"BOUR DESOT."
    • III. THE TAMALESE BIBLE.
    • IV. SCANDINAVIAN BIBLE.
    • V. THE KALMUCS' BIBLE.
    • VI. THE ATHENIAN BIBLE.
    • VII. THE CABALISTS' BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER X.—THE MAHOMEDAN BIBLE—THE KORAN.
    • TESTIMONY OF THREE WITNESSES.
    • III. THE SHAKERS' BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XI.—THE JEWISH BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XII.—THE CHRISTIANS' BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XIII.—-GENERAL ANALOGIES OF BIBLES.
    • II. SUPERIOR FEATURES OF HEATHEN BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER XIV.—THE INFIDELS' BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XV.—TWO THOUSAND BIBLE ERRORS. OLD TESTAMENT DEPARTMENT.
    • A HUNDRED AND TWENTY-THREE ERRORS IN THE STORY OF CREATION.
    • THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE AND THE TREE OF LIFE.
    • II. THE SCIENTISTS ACCOUNT OF CREATION.
  • CHAPTER XVI.—ABSURDITIES IN THE ARK AND FLOOD STORY.
  • CHAPTER XVII.—THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, MORAL DEFECTS OF.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.—FOOLISH BIBLE STORIES.
    • I. TALKING SERPENTS AND TALKING ASSES.—GEN. III., NUM. XXII.
    • II. THE STORY OF CAIN, ABSURDITIES OF.
    • III. THE ARK OF THE COVENANT, ABSURDITIES OF.—1 SAM. CHAP. VI.
    • IV. KORAH, DATHAN, AND ABIRAM, ABSURDITIES.—NUM. CHAP. XVI.
    • V. THE STORY OF DANIEL AND NEBUCHADNEZZAR.
    • VI. SODOM AND GOMORRAH.
    • VII. TOWER OF BABEL.
    • VIII. STOPPING THE SUN AND MOON,—ABSURDITIES OF THE STORY.
    • IX. THE STORY OF SAMSON,—ITS ABSURDITIES.
    • X. STORY OF JONAH,—ITS ABSURDITIES.
  • CHAPTER XIX.—BIBLE PROPHECIES NOT FULFILLED.
  • CHAPTER XX.—MIRACLES, ERRONEOUS BELIEF IN.
  • CHAPTER XXI.—ERRORS OF THE BIBLE IN FACTS AND FIGURES.
  • CHAPTER XXII.—BIBLE CONTRADICTIONS-TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-SEVEN.
    • I. CONTRADICTIONS IN MATTERS OF FACT AND IN DOCTRINES.
    • CONTRADICTIONS IN HISTORY.
    • THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE KINGS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL ARE A MASS OF CONFUSION.
    • NEW-TESTAMENT CONTRADICTIONS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.—OBSCENE LANGUAGE OF THE BIBLE—TWO HUNDRED CASES.
    • A PARTIAL LIST OF THE OBSCENE PASSAGES OF THE BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.—CIRCUMCISION A HEATHEN CUSTOM.
    • II. FASTING AND FEASTING.
  • CHAPTER XXV.—HOLY MOUNTAINS, LANDS, CITIES, AND RIVERS.
    • I. HOLY MOUNTAINS.
    • II. HOLY LANDS AND HOLY CITIES.
    • III. HOLY RIVERS AND HOLY WATER.
  • CHAPTER XXVI.—BIBLE CHARACTERS.
    • I. CHARACTER OF JEHOVAH.
  • CHAPTER XXVII.—CHARACTER OF GOD'S "HOLY PEOPLE," THE JEWS.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII.—CHARACTER OF MOSES; MORAL DEFECTS OF.
  • CHAPTER XXIX.—CHARACTER OF ABRAHAM, MORAL DEFECTS OF.
    • II. CHARACTER OF ISAAC.
    • III. CHARACTER OF JACOB, MORAL DEFECTS OF.
  • CHAPTER XXX.—CHARACTER OF DAVID-HIS NUMEROUS CRIMES.
    • II. CHARACTER OF SOLOMON.
    • III. LOT AND HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTERS.
  • CHAPTER XXXI.—CHARACTER OF THE JEWISH PROPHETS.
    • II. THE PROPHETS ELIJAH AND ELISHA.
    • THE FEATS OR ELISHA.
  • CHAPTER XXXII.—PROGRESSIVE IDEAS OF DEITY.
    • IDOLATRY: ITS CHARACTER, USES, HARMLESSNESS, AND PRIMARY ORIGIN.
    • POLYTHEISM.—THIS WORD IS FROM POLUS, "MANY," AND THEOS,
    • II. ALL CHRISTIANS ATHEISTS OR IDOLATERS.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII.—NEW-TESTAMENT ERRORS.
    • I. DIVINE REVELATION IMPOSSIBLE AND UNNECESSARY.
    • II. REVELATION FOR ONE AGE AND NATION NO REVELATION FOR ANOTHER.
    • III. A REVELATION ON THE BRAIN CALLED REASON.
    • IV. THE HUMAN BRAIN SUPERIOR TO ANY REVELATION.
    • V. INFALLIBLE REVELATION IMPOSSIBLE.
    • VI. EVERY THING MUST BE INFALLIBLE.
    • VII. NO DIVINE REVELATION WITHOUT A SERIES OF MIRACLES.
    • IX. NO MORAL DUTY CLEARLY DEFINED BY THE BIBLE.
    • X. OUR DUTIES ARE ALL RECORDED IN THE BIBLE OF NATURE.
    • XI. A DIVINE REVELATION ADVERSE TO HUMAN PROGRESS.
    • XII. A DIVINE REVELATION WOULD IMPLY IMPERFECTION ON THE PART OF DEITY.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV.—PRIMEVAL INNOCENCY OF MAN NOT TRUE.
  • CHAPTER XXXV.—ORIGINAL SIN AND FALL OF MAN.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI.—THE MORAL DEPRAVITY OF MAN A DELUSION.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII.—FREE AGENCY AND MORAL ACCOUNTABILITY.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII.—REPENTANCE,—THE DOCTRINE ERRONEOUS.
    • DEATH-BED REPENTANCE.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX.—FORGIVENESS FOR SIN, AN IMMORAL DOCTRINE.
  • CHAPTER XL.—CAN GOD BE SUBJECT TO ANGER?
  • CHAPTER XLI.—ATONEMENT FOR SIN, AN IMMORAL DOCTRINE.
  • CHAPTER XLII.—SPECIAL PROVIDENCE, AN ERRONEOUS DOCTRINE.
  • CHAPTER XLIII.—FAITH AND BELIEF, BIBLE ERRORS RESPECTING.
  • CHAPTER XLIV.—A PERSONAL GOD IMPOSSIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XLV.—EVIL, NATURAL AND MORAL, EXPLAINED.
  • CHAPTER XLVI.—TRUE SALVATION, OK THE RATIONAL VIEW OF SIN.
  • CHAPTER XLVII.—THE BIBLE SANCTIONS EVERY SPECIES OF CRIME.
    • I. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS MURDER.
    • II. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS THEFT OR ROBBERY.
    • III. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS WAR.
    • IV. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS THE EVIL OF INTEMPERANCE.
    • V. THE CRIME OF SLAVE-HOLDING SANCTIONED BY THE BIBLE.
    • VI. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS POLYGAMY.
    • VII. LICENTIOUSNESS IS SANCTIONED BY THE BIBLE.
    • VIII. THE BIBLE SANCTIONS WIFE-CATCHING.
    • IX. THE CRIMES OF TREACHERY AND ASSASSINATION.
  • CHAPTER XLVIII.—IMMORAL INFLUENCE OF THE BIBLE.
  • CHAPTER XLIX.—THE BIBLE AT WAR WITH EIGHTEEN SCIENCES.
  • CHAPTER L.—THE BIBLE AS A MORAL NECESSITY.
    • THE MORAL BENEFITS OF INFIDELITY.
    • BURNING THE WORLD'S BENEFACTORS AS INFIDELS.
  • CHAPTER LI.—SEND NO MOKE BIBLES TO THE HEATHEN.
    • "THE BIBLE AS A MORAL NECESSITY."
  • CHAPTER LII.—WHAT SHALL WE BELIEVE AND DO TO BE SAVED?
    • I. HINDOO'S ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE EGYPTIAN'S ANSWER.
    • THE CHINESE ANSWER.
    • THE PERSIAN'S AND CHALDEAN'S ANSWER.
    • THE JAPANESE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE MAHOMEDAN ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES' ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE CATHOLIC'S ANSWER.
    • THE GREEK CHRISTIAN'S ANSWER.
    • THE PRESBYTERIAN'S ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE UNITARIAN CHRISTIAN'S ANSWER.
    • THE JEW'S ANSWER TO THE QUESTION.
    • THE BAPTIST'S ANSWER
    • THE QUAKER'S ANSWER.
    • SIX HUNDRED ROADS TO HEAVEN.
    • ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY BIBLE TRANSLATIONS AND COMMENTARIES.
  • CHAPTER LIII.—THE THREE PLANS OF SALVATION.
    • THE FALL AND CURSE.
    • THE CURSE OF THE SERPENT.
    • THE SECOND SCHEME OF REDEMPTION.
    • THE THIRD AND LAST PLAN OF SALVATION.
  • CHAPTER LIV.—THE TRUE RELIGION.
    • THE RELIGION FOR THIS AGE
  • CHAPTER LV.—"ALL SCRIPTURE IS GIVEN BY INSPIRATION OF GOD."
    • ADDITIONS, ALTERATIONS, AND INTERPOLATIONS.
    • FORGED GOSPELS AND EPISTLES.
    • LOST BOOKS FOUND OR RE-WRITTEN.
    • IMPOSSIBILITY OF POSSESSING A RELIABLE TRANSLATION.
    • MANY DIFFERENT CHRISTIAN BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER LVI.—INFIDELS UNDER THE ORIENTAL SYSTEMS,
    • I. THE RELIGIOUS SKEPTICS OF INDIA.
    • II. SECTS AND INFIDELS IN GREECE AND ROME.
    • III. SECTS AND SKEPTICS IN EGYPT.
    • IV. SECTS AND SKEPTICS IN CHINA.
    • V. PERSIAN SECTS AND SKEPTICS.
    • VI. MAHOMEDAN SKEPTICS AND SECTS.
  • CHAPTER LVII.—SECTS, SCHISMS, AND SKEPTICS IN CHRISTIAN COUNTRIES.
  • CHAPTER LVIII.—MODERN CHRISTIANITY ONE-HALF INFIDELITY.
  • CHAPTER LIX.—CHARACTER OF THE CHRISTIAN'S GOD.
  • CHAPTER LX.—ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY ERRORS OF JESUS CHRIST.
    • I. THE MORAL AND RELIGIOUS ERRORS OF CHRIST.
    • II. SCIENTIFIC ERRORS OF CHRIST.
    • III. CHRIST'S ERRORS OF OMISSION.
  • CHAPTER LXI.—CHARACTER AND ERRONEOUS DOCTRINES OF THE APOSTLES.
  • CHAPTER LXII.—CHARACTER OF PAUL, AND HIS DOCTRINES.
    • 2. CHARACTER AND ERRONEOUS DOCTRINES OF PETER.
  • CHAPTER LXIII.—IDOLATROUS VENERATION FOR BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER LXIV.—SPIRITUAL OR IMPLIED SENSE OF BIBLES.
  • CHAPTER LXV.—WHAT SHALL WE SUBSTITUTE FOR THE BIBLE?
  • CHAPTER LXVI.—RELIGIOUS RECONSTRUCTION; OR, THE MORAL NECESSITY FOR A SCIENTIFIC BASIS FOR RELIGION.
  • CONCLUSION.—SEVERAL IMPORTANT POINTS.
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