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The Holy Truth, Or, the Coming Reformation Hugh Junor Browne

The Holy Truth, Or, the Coming Reformation

Hugh Junor Browne

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230400471
118 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... II. THE SPIRITUAL PHILOSOPHY- OR, RATIONAL CHRISTIANITY. Facts are the basis of philosophy- Philosophy the harmony of facts Seen in their right relation. When I call to my recollection the feeling of ridicule with, which I used to associate the word spiritualism, I almost despair of enlisting the interest of others who view the matter in the same light as I did, until the time when, to my surprise and astonishment, I discovered there was more truth in it than in that which I had been taught to reverence as the truth. Let me, however, ask you to be indulgent enough to bear with me whilst I relate my experiences, bearing in mind that I can have no motive in deceiving others, and shall myself feel only too grateful to any one who can account for what I am about to state. And who can explain it in any other way than through the medium of spirit influence? And I promise, on any other hypothesis being suggested to me which will fully account for all the phenomena which I relate, I shall publicly acknowledge my indebtedness to the party so doing. The remark I made in respect to orthodoxy being equally applicable in regard to spiritualism. If it can be proved untrue, surely the sooner we are acquainted with that fact, and lay that which is false aside, the better- for the sooner are we then likely to fall into the right track, and to make headway in the proper direction. In order to show that on my discovering that the spiritual philosophy was true, I courted inquiry, and was earnest in having the delusion (as many of my friends called it) at once exposed, if it could be done. I append a copy of a note I had from the secretary of the church which my family had attended up to the time I discovered that there was truth in that which I had...