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THE

Christian Foundation;

OR,

Scientific and Religious Journal.

DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF

CIVILIZATION, LITERATURE AND CHRISTIANITY.

BY AARON WALKER.

Office, No. 1 Howard Block, N.W. Cor. Main and Mulberry Streets,

KOKOMO, IND.

Science, properly understood, and the Bible rightly interpreted, harmonize.

INDIANAPOLIS:

CARLON & HOLLENBECK, PRINTERS.

1880.



INDEX TO VOL. I.

The conflict between Christianity and unbelief during all the centuries, or what Christianity has encountered, 1-5

The Bible—the background and the picture, 5-16

The origin of dating from the Christian era, 16

The cardinal virtues, 16

A funeral oration by Col. G. De Veveue, and a reply to the same, 17-20

The motive that led men to adopt Darwinism, 20-23

Shall we abandon our religion, 23-26

The domain or province of science, 26-30

Blind force or intelligence, which, 30-33

Species or units of nature, 33-38

The common sin of the church, 38

Mouth glue, 38

Miscellaneous, 39

Man and the Chimpanzee, 40

Spontaneous generation is against axiomatic truth, 40

What stone implements point to, 40

Professor Huxley on the word soul, 40

The influence of the Bible upon civil and religious liberty, 41-50

The orthodoxy of Atheism and Ingersolism, by S.L. Tyrrell, 50-53

The Shasters and Vedas, and the Chinese government, religion, etc., 54-58

Ancient cosmogonies, 58-65

Question relative to force, 65

Question relative to the production of life by dead atoms, 65

Harmonies among unbelievers, Voltaire, Needham, Maillet, Holbach and Spinoza, 66-69

Is God the author of deception and falsehood, or Ahab's prophets, 69-72

Darwinism weighed in the balances, 72-78

Did the sun stand still—was it possible, 79-80

The influence of the Bible upon moral and social institutions, 81-91

Law, cause and effect, 91-93

The inconsistency of unbelievers, the unknown, or incomprehensible; we know the incomprehensible, but no man knows the unknown, 96-98

Was it right for the Israelites to engage in war and slay men, 98-101

It only needs to be seen to be hated, or the speech of a radical infidel; art liberty, and political free discussions, who may indulge in them; self-government and the ballot-box; Calvan Blanchard's Thomas Paine, 101-105

Did the race ascend from a low state of barbarism, 105-108

The flood viewed from a scientific and Biblical standpoint and Dr. Hale's calculation as respects the capacity of the ark, 108-111

The Mosaic law in Greece, in Rome and in the common law of England, 111-115

Did Adam fall or rise, 116-118

Did they dream it, or was it so? Was it mythical? Could the witnesses be mistaken, 118-119

Three important questions which infidels can not answer, 119

Many questions that can not be answered by unbelievers, 120

Is there a counterfeit without a genuine, or Christianity not mythical in its origin, 121-130

Professor Owen upon the line between savage and civilized people, 130

Origen Bachelor on design in nature, 131-138

Blunder on and blunder on, or blunders in science; the extinct animals, 138-143

Draper's conflict between religion and science does not involve Protestant religion, 143-146

What Christianity has done for cannibals, 146-148

Are we simply animals? And the lexicographers on the term translated Spirit; its currency in ancient and modern times, 149-154

What are our relations to the ancient law, and the ancient prophetic teachings, 155-158

The funeral services of the National Liberal League, 158-159

Huxley's Paradox, 159

The triumphing reign of light—Winchell, 160

Voltaire and an atheist at loggerheads upon the origin of life, 160

Only a perhaps—Voltaire, 160

The Sabbath, the Law, the Commonwealth of Israel, and the Christ; the law of Christ bound upon the world, 161-174

Infidels live in doubting castle—by Alexander Campbell, in 1835, true to-day, 174-177

Infidelity, or the French and American revolutions in their relations to Thomas Paine, 178-184

Shall we unchain the tiger, or the fruits of infidelity?—by A.G. Maynard, 184-187

The struggle—shall we have an intellectual religion, or a religion of passion at the expense of truth, 188-195

The records respecting the death of Thomas Paine, 195-198

Theodore Parker on the Bible, 198

The last words of Voltaire, 198

Three reasons for repudiating infidelity—by Bishop Whipple, 199

Ingersoll's contradiction, and an old poem, 199-200

The work of the Holy Spirit; What is it? What are its relations and uses?, 201-211

Credibility of the evidence of the resurrection of the Christ, 211-215

Broad-gauge religion—shall the conflict cease?, 215-221

Papal authority in the bygone; the infidel's amusing attitude, 221-229

"Even now are there many anti-Christs in the world", 229-232

What is to be the religion of the future?, 232-235

Bill of indictments against Protestants—eight in number, 235-238

A summary of grand truths, 238

A crazy pope, 238

Ethan Allen, the infidel, and his dying daughter—a poem, 239

Truth is immortal—Bancroft, 240

The fountain of happiness, 241-249

Indebtedness to revelation—colloquial—by P.T. Russell No. 1, 249-254 No. 2, 289-293 No. 3, 331-334 No. 4, the divine origin of language and religion, 375-379 No. 5, language and religion, 408-412 No. 6, the nature of man necessitated revelation, 457-464

Do we need the Bible?, 255-259

The unfair treatment of Bible language by infidels, 260-263

Geology in its struggles and growth as a science, 263-267

Pantheism is deception and hypocrisy, 268-273

The origin of life and mind, 273-279

A hard question for infidels to answer, 279

Difficulty in the fire cloud theory, 280

The infidel's offset to the doctrine of Calvinism, 280

The importance and nature of reformation from sin—a sermon, 281-289

Thomas Paine was not an infidel when he wrote his work entitled "Common Sense", 293-295

A cluster of thoughts from Jenning's internal evidences, with modifications and additions, 295-300

The resurrection of the Christ, 300-304

Public notoriety of the Scriptures, 304-305

What people have been and done without the Bible, 306-310

The latest evolutionary conflict, from the Cincinnati Gazette, 310-314

Books of the New Testament, Porphyry, Julian, Hierocles and Celsus, with a tabular view of the ancient persecutions, dated and located with Nero, Domitian, Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, 315-318

Testimony of Tacitus, Juvenal and Seneca, 316-317

Diocletian's coin blotting out the very name Christian, 317

Strauss—who wrote them, 317

When the books of the New Testament were written, along with contemporary landmarks, tabulated, 318

Carlyle's estimate of the book of Job in his own words, 319

What I live for, 319

The Molecule God, Punch's poem, 320

The divinity of our religion as it is conceded by its enemies, 321-331

Infidels in a logical tornado, 334-338

Religious hysteria, or instantaneous conversion, by George Herbert Curteis, M.A., and how John Wesley got to be a "faith alone man," convulsionists, etc., 338-345

Things hard to believe, by D.H. Patterson, 345-348

The result of ignorance viewed from the skeptic's standpoint, or Duke of Somerset and Huxley quotations, or the contrast, 348-349

What do evolutionists teach? Dedicated to C.T., of Danville, Indiana. Origin of germs, 349-355

When should children become church members, 355-356

Our indebtedness to the Jews, 357-358

The second five points in Calvinism, with two other fives, 358-359

Benjamin Franklin's epitaph as an exponent of his faith; honesty, or the inner-self, 360

Law and atonement, 361-370

The simplicity of the science of mind, individual, what does it mean, 370-375

Mind and instinct, or strictures on the teachings of evolutionists, 379-382

Revival of learning—to whom are we indebted? The art of printing originated with the love of the Bible, 382-386

The Councils, or unity of the Roman Church, 386-392

Infidels in evidence in favor of Christianity, Logansport, 392-395

Woman and her rank, 395-398

Ingersoll's estimation of a drunkard, logical deduction, 398

The infidel Rousseau on the books of the New Testament, 399

The religion of the Jews known among heathen writers, 400

Centuries before Christ—Berosus, Manetho and Sanchoniathon confirm the facts of the Bible, 400

Coleridge on the Bible, 400

The life and character of our religion, 401-408

Carlyle's estimate of the Bible, 412

Force and life, Dr. J.L. Parsons, 413-418

Alleged contradictions answered, by request from Logansport, 418-421

Some things that need thought, 421-423

The religion and society of Greece, 424-427

The relation of Christianity to human greatness, 427-431

Col. Ingersoll's truth telling business, logical deduction, 431

The theory of the original Freethinkers as given by themselves, with remarks upon their advancement, 432-435

What a man may be and be a Christian, or Col. Ingersoll tied up, 435-437

Life and force are not the same, 438

Macaulay on Sunday, 438

Napoleon Bonaparte's estimate of the Christ, 439-440

Little Myrtie Bogg, 440

Is the sinner a moral agent in his conversion, 441

Where shall we take infidels to get them out of unbelief, 464

Councils—No. II, 468

Free thought in Germany, France and Russia; or, Russian Nihilism, 471

Axioms lying at the foundation of all philosophy and religion, 474

Estoppels; or, fossilization, 476

To keep a room pure, 479

Interesting facts, 480

Transcriber's Note

The punctuation and spelling from the original text have been faithfully preserved. Only obvious typographical errors have been corrected.

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