Interpretations of Poetry and Religion (Classic Reprint)

Interpretations of Poetry and Religion (Classic Reprint)

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PREFACEThe following volume is composed of a number of papers mitten at various times and already partially printed 5 they are now revised and gathered together in the hope that they may lead the reader, from somewhat different points of approach, to a single idea. This idea is that religion and poetry are idontical in essence, and differ merely in the way in which they are attached to practical affairs. Poetry ia called religion when it intervenes in life, and religion, when it merely supervenes upon life, is seen to be nothing but poetry.It would naturally follow from this conception that religious doctrines would do well to withdraw their pretension to be dealing with matters of fact. That pretension iB not only the source of the conflicts of roligion with science and of the vain and bitter controversies of sects j it is also the cause of the impurity and incoherence of religion in the soul, when it seeks its sanctions in the sphere of reality, and forgets that its proper concerAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at http://www.forgottenbooks.org

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