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Gore, Charles 1853-1932

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Works: 302 works in 1,969 publications in 2 languages and 17,429 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  Biography  Controversial literature  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Apologetic writings  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Contributor, ed, wpr
Classifications: BT1101, 220.7
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Lux mundi, a series of studies in the religion of the incarnation by Charles Gore( Book )

126 editions published between 1889 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Gore (1853-1932), the future Bishop of Oxford and a passionate campaigner for social justice, compiled and edited these twelve theological essays published in 1891. The eleven contributors, all Oxford scholars at some time, shared the conviction that theology must engage with advances in scientific and historical knowledge, learn from them, and use them in interpreting Christian doctrine. In their case, this meant recognising God at work in the material world, in evolution, and in society, not merely at the spiritual level. 'If the true meaning of the faith is to be made sufficiently conspicuous,' Gore wrote in his introduction, 'it needs disencumbering, reinterpreting, explaining'. The essays focus on the Incarnation, as the central doctrine for the whole of theology, which may be applied very differently in different contexts. The book, regarded by some as too progressive, was a great success and sold ten editions in its first year
Thoughts on religion by George John Romanes( Book )

74 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How is the young mind to be enlightened upon the principles of piety and religion; and how is the young heart to be duly impressed with those principles? The former is effected by the usual modes of inculcating truth. The authorized canons of moral law are to be analyzed and presented in a manner to gain the assent of the understanding. The process should be simple and lucid, but complete and forcible, so that no one escape legitimate inferences from well-established propositions. For instance: the child is taught to look upon himself, not as the production of his own will and might, but as the work of some foreign agency. Hence, in an important sense, he belongs not to himself, but to the Being who created him. To this Being he must, of course, be under an irreversible allegiance. Nor does he find himself existing in the world alone. He is in the midst of multitudes, on whom he is, in a measure, dependent for the supply of his wants. To them, also, by the same process of reasoning, he is owing a species of allegiance. These are truths which even the young child may be enabled to comprehend. But the more difficult task is to impress duly the young heart with the belief of these truths. Something, without doubt, may be done, as in the other case, by abstract syllogisms; yet that gush of virtuous affection, which gives amiability to the human character, requires an additional instrument. They may give motion to the mental organization; but in their action are as unsympathetic as any material mechanism with which we are acquainted. In giving activity to social impulses, some new and peculiar energy is to be exerted. The heart must be made to feel, as well as to know what is truth; must be made to expand and contract from its own vitality, as well as receive impressions from external agencies. It is believed that symbolic language is the most efficient in developing the latent moral and social attributes of the soul. This language steals, as it were, unperceived upon the sensibilities of the young disciple of moral truth. He finds himself completely enclosed amid its soft filaments as a first result; and the more he meditates on the truth presented to his mind, the more does he become enraptured with the picture. The compiler of this volume has long considered the writings of Dr. Percival, as richly abounding in the description of symbolic language most happily adapted to this desirable end. In making the selection from his posthumous works, in order to complete the volume, it was necessary to select from more miscellaneous sources several articles of a kindred character." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
A new commentary on Holy Scripture by Charles Gore( Book )

77 editions published between 1928 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Property, its duties and rights, historically, philosophically and religiously regarded by Charles Gore( )

27 editions published between 1913 and 1922 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incarnation of the Son of God; being the Bampton lectures for the year 1891 by Charles Gore( Book )

69 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sermon on the Mount : a practical exposition by Charles Gore( Book )

59 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belief in God by Charles Gore( Book )

47 editions published between 1912 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 75 safe, inexpensive science experiments with mixtures that illustrate changes in form and chemical composition
The body of Christ : an enquiry into the institution and doctrine of holy communion by Charles Gore( Book )

50 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Spirit and the church by Charles Gore( Book )

19 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians; a practical exposition by Charles Gore( Book )

32 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letter by the Apostle Paul to the church in Ephesus is examined in this work of 19th-century Bible scholarship
The philosophy of the good life, being the Gifford lectures delivered in the University of St. Andrews, 1929-1930 by Charles Gore( Book )

26 editions published between 1930 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A deliberate historical examination of the conception of the good life entertained, and taught by the famous moral leaders of mankind : Zarathustra, The Buddha, Confucius, Muhammad, Socrates, Plato, the Stoics, The Jewish prophets, and Jesus Christ."
Jesus of Nazareth by Charles Gore( Book )

37 editions published between 1929 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans : a practical exposition by Charles Gore( Book )

31 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The method of exposition in this volume is the same as that pursued in its predecessor on the Epistle to the Ephesians. After a general introduction, each section of the Revised Version is taken, or in some cases two sections are taken together, and prefaced by an analysis or paraphrase, as seems most useful, and followed by further explanation of the main ideas or phrases which each section contains. - Publisher
Dissertations on subjects connected with the Incarnation by Charles Gore( Book )

23 editions published between 1846 and 2012 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Catholic claims by Charles Gore( Book )

68 editions published between 1887 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new theology and the old religion; being eight lectures, together with five sermons by Charles Gore( Book )

23 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belief in Christ by Charles Gore( Book )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The church and the ministry by Charles Gore( Book )

37 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reconstruction of belief: Belief in God. Belief in Christ. The Holy Spirit and the church by Charles Gore( Book )

30 editions published between 1921 and 1951 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question of divorce by Charles Gore( )

14 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lux mundi, a series of studies in the religion of the incarnation
Alternative Names
Charles Gore anglikanischer Bischof

Charles Gore britisk præst

Charles Gore britisk prest

Charles Gore Brits priester (1853-1932)

Charles Gore brittisk präst

Charles Gore évêque anglican

Gore, C.

Gore, C. 1853-1932

Gore, C. (Charles), 1853-1932

Gore, Charles 19..-... historien de l'art

Gore, Charles, Bp. of Oxford

Чарльз Гор

גאר, צ'רלס

גור, צ'ארלס

גור, צ'רלס

تشارلز غور

ゴア, チャールズ

Languages
English (941)

Japanese (3)

Covers
Dissertations on subjects connected with the IncarnationThe church and the ministryAn era in Anglican theology, from Gore to Temple : the development of Anglican theology between Lux Mundi and the Second World War, 1889-1939