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THE

UNITARIAN REVIEW

AND

RELIGIOUS MAGAZINE.

VOLUME XXI.

BOSTON:

OFFICE OF THE UNITARIAN REVIEW,

141 FRANKLIN STREET.

VUITHDRAWIN

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A Few More Words about

EDITORS' NOTE-BOOK.

Dr. Dewey,

499

Allen's “ Christian History,"

339 Ancient Unitarian Hymns of
Hungary, :

362

A Phase of Ethical Philoso-

phy in Germany,

314

172

Arnold and Emerson,

564

Christianity in Conflict with

Black Friday Again,

Hellenism,

1

357

Church Growth and Life,

Christ in the East and West,. 409 Does Nature teach Orthodoxy? 560

Immortality: A Sermon,

Echoes of the Lutheran Cele-

344

61

bration,

John Ruskin, Artist and Art

Critic,

448

207 Ezra Abbot, D.D., LL.D.,

Margaret Fuller,

289 Gambling for the Sake of

Christ,

65

Martin Luther and the Ger-

165

man Bible,

23 Keshub Chunder Sen,

Matthew Arnold,

120 Political Methods in Theology, 454

265

Mr. Cooke's "George Eliot,"

542 Public Libraries on Sunday,

Permanence in Religion and

Rev. Warreu H. Cudworth,

71

193

in Preaching,

559

Students of the Bible,

267

“ Protestants of the Protes-

Sunday Papers,

263

436 Sunday Trains,

tants,"

556

Temperance Reform,

429 The Courage of Convictions,

The Authority of our Faith, 509

557

The Divorce Question,
The Divine Beneficence of

The Election Sermon,

360
Penalty,

149

The Enforcement of the Tem-
The Famous Women Series,” 242 perance Laws,

168
The Function of Imagination

Theological Readjustments, 68

in Religion,

51

The Roman Catholic View of

The Great Steps in Theology,

the Reformation,

63

228, 324 The Value of the Ecclesiasti-

The Keys of the Kingdom of

cal Council,

459
Heaven,

259
481 Wendell Phillips, .
The New Crusade of the Red
Cross,

385
The Religious Problem of To:

THINGS AT HOME AND

day, ·

97

ABROAD.

The Supremacy of Mrs. Brown-

ing,

43 Books,

174

Three Phases of Religion, 250 Books and Lectures,

469

Translations of Virgil,

520 Books and Pamphlets,

272

Twenty Years in the Life of Correspondence,

177, 275

a Queen,

530 Eastern and Western Religion, 79

Zwingle: The Most Modern Educational,

463

Man of the Reformation,

130 England, .

566

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WITHDRAWN

Gleanings,
179, 276, 378 Trial for Blasphemy,

468 India,

376 Italy,

373

REVIEW OF CURRENT LITJames Martineau, .

180

ERATURE. Memorial of George B. Emerson, LL.D.,

462 84, 182, 281, 380, 471, 571. Memories,

83 New Memoirs,

177

BOOKS RECEIVED. Religious,

466 Sermons, ,

177 192, 288, 384, 480, 576.

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The saddest passage of the world's annals, and also the grandest, according as we fix our regards on its losses and decays, or on the new creations which it witnessed, is the period embraced in the first four centuries of the Christian era. The lover of classic antiquity – Christian though he be in heart and creed — contemplates with a sigh* the downfall of ancient temples and the ruin of rites and beliefs involved in the death of Hellenism. On the other hand, the most fervent admirer of those vanished splendors, "the fair humanities of old religion,” contrasting, on its social side, what perished with what replaced it, in the order of time, must confess that the world was well rid of polytheistic uses, and humanity abundantly compensated for all æsthetic and poetic losses by the spiritual life which streamed from the new dispensation.

The histories which treat of this period have been written, for the most part, from an ecclesiastical point of view, and inspired by dogmatic or pragmatical interests. That of Gib

• The sigh which breathes so pathetically from Schiller's " Gods of Greece."

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