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anti-theological

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  • Despite the title, there's absolutely nothing anti-theological about this book.

    Memorable Book Quotes #2

  • It is my understanding that later editions of this textbook did not contain the amount of anti-theological argumentation this one did, but the fourth edition is a real classic for comparison purposes in how evolution was presented all those years ago.

    2006 January - Telic Thoughts

  • Scholastic, and, in some senses, anti-theological in in - clination.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • In all these poets, what was of moment for poetry was not, of course, the anti-theological or anti-clerical sentiment which marks them all, but the notes of sombre and terrible beauty which the contemplation of the passing of the gods, and of man's faith in them, elicits from their art.

    Recent Developments in European Thought

  • After this first period of anti-theological battles, not marked by a profound originality, Gjellerup undertook a trip abroad during which he collected his thoughts and found his intellectual equilibrium.

    The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917 - Presentation

  • Holbach was also very widely read in English theology and philosophy of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and derived his anti-theological inspiration from these two sources.

    Baron d'Holbach

  • Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, and Moslem religions, and even in the sytem of those modern communistic societies, often anti-theological in theory, which are a special feature of recent social development especially in America.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • It is fought on theological grounds by clerics who quote the first chapter of Genesis; and on anti-theological grounds by half-instructed rationalists who attack marriage because they suppose it was invented by the Church.

    Woman and Womanhood A Search for Principles

  • Bishop Stubbs, who cannot be accused of anti-ecclesiastical, or anti-theological prejudice, calls him a “grand, gross figure,” not to be tried and condemned by ordinary standards of private morals.

    The Life of Froude

  • It is a curious coincidence that Huxley himself did so much to spread knowledge of the new criticism, and that a first result of this diffusion was to overthrow the compromise arranged largely by his influence, and which for many years provided a middle way in which sensible persons avoided the extremes of theological and anti-theological zealots.

    Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work

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