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Pagan-Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning Edward Carpenter

Pagan-Christian Creeds Their Origin and Meaning

Edward Carpenter

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ISBN : 9781438510835
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Indeed the common notion is that Christianity was really a miraculous interposition into and dislocation of the old order of the world- and that the pagan gods (as in Miltons Hymn on the Nativity) fled away in dismay before the sign of the Cross,MoreIndeed the common notion is that Christianity was really a miraculous interposition into and dislocation of the old order of the world- and that the pagan gods (as in Miltons Hymn on the Nativity) fled away in dismay before the sign of the Cross, and at the sound of the name of Jesus. Doubtless this was a view much encouraged by the early Church itself.