Title: Four Religious Essays
Author: John C. [Coulson] Skottowe
Description: Blue cloth boards, blind ruled, with gilt lettering. Rear board has a blind stamped Badger/Gorham Press "Arti et Veritati" logo. Ex-library, from a small retirement home library. Gilt lettering on spine a bit darkened; call number on spine. Ffep has a glue stain and inscription. Library rubber stamp on ffep, toc, and final text page. All other pages are clean. 64 pp. 7.5 x 5 inches.
Contents: I) Some Thoughts on the Psychic Constitution of Man and His Latent Possibilities; II) Love the Basis of Religious Unity; III) Does the Church Care More for Various Theories of the Truth than She Does for the Truth Itself?; IV) The Divinity of Man.
The first essay is somewhat unusual for an Episcopalian author in that it discusses, in detail, the various elements and descriptions of man's psychic constitution, even comparing the relative terminology used by Theosophists, Hindus and Egyptians for the seven elements (or souls) of the human being.
John Coulson Skottowe (1867-1940), at the time of the publication of this volume, was the rector at St. Katherine's Episcopal Church in Pensacola, Florida. He later, and for many years, served a parish in Hawkinsville, Georgia before retiring to the Seattle area around 1935. He was also a F & AM, Scottish Rite, and Royal Arch Mason.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Richard G. Badger / The Gorham Press
Keywords: Christianity, esoteric, occultism,
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