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SCRIPTURE REVELATIONS

OF

THE LIFE OF MAN AFTER DEATH

SINS OF TRADE AND BUSINESS,

BY THE HON. AND REV. W. H. LYTTELTON ;

AND

THE MORALS OF TRADE,

BY HERBERT SPENCER.

Crown 8vo, sewed, Is. 6d.

OF THE

LIFE OF MAN AFTER DEATH

AND

THE CHRISTIAN DOCTRINES OF DESCENT INTO HELL
THE RESURRECTION OF THE BODY AND THE

LIFE EVERLASTING

WITH REMARKS UPON CREMATION AND UPON CHRISTIAN BURIAL

BY THE

HON. AND REV. W. H. LYTTELTON

RECTOR OF HAGLEY AND HONORARY CANON OF WORCESTER

66

The tasks, the joys of earth, the same in heaven will be
Only the little brook has widened to a sea.”

ARCHBISHOP TRENCH

LONDON
DALDY, ISBISTER, & CO.
56, LUDGATE HILL

1876

(Third Edition]

July 1, 1914.

Bequest of Georgisa Lowell Putnam

LONDON:

PRINTED BY VIRTUE AND CO., LIMITED,

CITY ROAD

Deposited in ANDOVER-HARVARD LIBRARY

PREFACE.

THERE are, it appears

to me, some special

, points of view from which the Divine Revelations respecting the Future Life much need to be considered just now. The vast progress which the Providence of God has of late granted us in Physical Science, and the greatly increased number of persons who become aware of its main conclusions, inevitably draws general attention to any points upon which those conclusions may seem to conflict with what we hold to be the revealed truths of the Bible, or with the received doctrines of the Church.

In particular, many difficulties have suggested themselves with respect to the doctrine of the Resurrection of the Body. But these, it is believed, arise from popular misinterpretations of the words of Holy Scripture, and of the Creeds of the Church. One purpose of the following pages is to endeavour to clear away these misinterpretations.

I have also wished to point out the bearing of the doctrine for which I have pleaded upon the

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