The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume 1, Index, 1880

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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

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