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" It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion... "
Bacon's Novum organum - Page 45
by Francis Bacon - 1878 - 619 pages
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 446 pages
...always been incapable of such conduct. What Lord BACON* saith of Atheism is equally true of Deism : " A " little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism,...philosophy, bringeth men's minds about to " Religion." Our great moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - Religions - 1807 - 344 pages
...remedy for insanity. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, justly remarks, that "A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of maa looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther : but when it beholdeth...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...the scriptures, by his frequent allusions to them, and citations from them. His noted axiom was, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ;" and he placed theology at the head of all learning, at the highest perfection and attainment of...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877 - 624 pages
...conclusions. Lord Bacon, who had a marvellous power of seeing through and round a subject, once said : "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth man's mind to religion." Perhaps nothing sounder or truer was ever said, and it certainly seems a severe...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 602 pages
...great men in VOL. II. IT the state ; or else the remedy is worse than the disease. XVI. OF ATHEISM. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mens minds about to religion : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 214 pages
...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ; and, therefore, God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince...mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men'* minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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The Christian Disciple, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1821 - 490 pages
...the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And, therefore, God never wrought a miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary...inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringcth men's minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821 - 706 pages
...in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's...mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mm'* tnimli about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Human information processing - 1822 - 572 pages
...in the Legends, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeih men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...
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“The” Religious World Displayed, Or, a View of the Four Grand ..., Volume 2

Robert Adam - Religions - 1823 - 530 pages
...of a Deity. Indeed, as Lord Bacon has well remarked, in his Essays, " a little philosophy incl'meth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...minds about to religion ; for, while the mind of man looketU upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth...
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