Religion

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.

Orthodoxy

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Orthodoxy (1908) is a book by G. K. Chesterton that has become a classic of Christian apologetics. Chesterton considered this book a companion to his other work, Heretics, writing it expressly in response to G. S. Street's criticism of the earlier wo...

Heretics

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Heretics is a collection of 20 essays originally published by G. K. Chesterton in 1905. While the loci of the chapters of Heretics are personalities, the topics he debates are as universal to the "vague moderns" of the 21st century as they were to th...

The Confessions of St. Augustine by Bishop

Augustine of Hippo

The work is not a complete autobiography, as it was written during Saint Augustine's early 40s and he lived long afterwards, producing another important work, The City of God. Nonetheless, it does provide an unbroken record of his development of thou...

Mahomet Founder of Islam

Gladys M. Draycott

Muhammad's life may be found in the historic works by writers of the 2nd and 3rd centuries of the Muslim era (AH – 8th and 9th century CE). These include traditional Muslim biographies of Muhammad, which provide additional information about Muh...

Theological Essays

Charles Bradlaugh

HUMANITY'S GAIN FROM UNBELIEF SUPERNATURAL AND RATIONAL MORALITY THE RATIONALIST VIEW THE SUPERNATURAL VIEW HAS MAN A SOUL? IS THERE A GOD NEW LIFE OF JACOB NEW LIFE OF MOSES NEW LIFE OF DAVID A NEW LIFE OF JONAH WHO WAS JESUS CHRIST? WHAT DID JESUS...

Atheism in Pagan Antiquity

A. B. Drachmann

A difficulty that occurred at the very beginning of the inquiry was how to define the notion of atheism. Nowadays the term s taken to designate the attitude which denes every idea of God. Even antiquity sometimes referred to atheism n this sense, but...

The New World of Islam

Lothrop Stoddard

The deep yeast of the Islamic world today. 250,000,000 followers of the Prophet Muhammad from Morocco to Chna and from Turkistan to Congo are moving towards new accounts, new slanders, new aspirations. A massive transformation is happening, the resul...

Siddhartha

Hermann Hesse

The story takes place in the ancient Nepalese kingdom of Kapilavastu. Siddhartha decides to leave his home in the hope of gaining spiritual illumination by becoming an ascetic wandering beggar of the Śamaṇa. Joined by his best friend Govinda, Siddhar...

A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the...

Philosophy and Religion

Hastings Rashdall

This work has been chosen as culturally significant by historians, and is part of the knowledge base of society as we know it. From the original artifact, this experiment was copied and remains as accurate as possible to the original experiment. You...