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The Water of Life and Other Sermons - a book by Kingsley, Charles

The Water of Life and Other Sermons

The Water of Life and Other Sermons( )
Author: Kingsley, Charles
ISBN:978-1-4912-2334-5
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

SERMON I. THE WATER OF LIFE(Preached at Westminster Abbey)SERMON II. THE PHYSICIAN'S CALLING(Preached at Whitehall for St. George's Hospital.)SERMON III. THE VICTORY OF LIFE(Preached at the Chapel Royal.)SERMON IV. THE WAGES OF SIN(Chapel Royal June, 1864)SERMON V. NIGHT AND DAY(Preached at the Chapel Royal)SERMON VI. THE SHAKING OF THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH(Preached at the Chapel Royal, Whitehall.)SERMON VII. THE BATTLE OF LIFESERMON VIII. FREE GRACE(Preached before the Queen at...
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Pages:164
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.37 Inches
Book Weight:1.09 Pounds
Author Biography
Kingsley, Charles (Author)
Charles Kingsley, a clergyman of the Church of England, who late in his life held the chair of history at Cambridge University, wrote mostly didactic historical romances. He put the historical novel to new use, not to teach history, but to illustrate some religious truth. Westward Ho! (1855), his best-known work, is a tale of the Spanish main in the days of Queen Elizabeth I. Hypatia: New Foes with Old Faces (1853) is the story of a pagan girl-philosopher who was torn to pieces by a Christian mob. The story is strongly anti-Roman Catholic.. Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful Hereward the Wake, or The Watchful (1866) is a tale of a Saxon outlaw. The Water-Babies (1863), written for Kingsley's youngest child, "would be a tale for children were it not for the satire directed at the parents of the period," said Andrew Lang. Alton Locke (1850) and Yeast (1851) reflect Kingsley's leadership in "muscular Christianity" and his dramatization of social issues.

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