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A Test Of The Truth

Auhtor: Felicia Skene

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Test Of The Truth':

Felicia Mary Frances Skene (1821?1899) was a Scottish author philanthropist and prison reformer in the Victorian era. Skene used the pseudonym Erskine Moir and was a friend of Florence Nightingale (1820?1910). There is a blue plaque for Felicia Skene installed on 2 July 2002 by the Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board located at 34 St Michaels Street Oxford England.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Test Of The Truth':


... will of God, but the maintenance of an indomitable effort to attain to a pure and blameless selflessness? Is it not worth the cost? Though the ...
... in every word, the Sinless, Selfless One whose record was written in His own blood on the hill of Calvary. Around him surges the vast ...
... the actual consciousness, outweighs all the specious reasons wherewith the cavilling voices of the world would seek to prove Him non-existent. ...
... through the waking consciousness of his emancipated being with the words, 'It is I, be not afraid' while the spiritual sight, new-born when ...
... the everlasting Righteousness, can it alone be found in Him all the aspirations of our complex being have their final and perfect satisfaction, ...
... peals forth the Requiem of the living Christ. To that inexorable fiat, may well be attributed the epidemic of suicide which of late has swept ...
... others, may suffice to shed some brightening rays upon their own despair. A Test of the Truth III. IT may be said ...
... be in the abstract a more hopeless picture than that of a man, flung by no will of his own into sentient life, going through a period of mental ...
... ever nearer and nearer on the pathway they must surely tread in days to come. It is, however, an unquestionable truth that this passive acquiescence ...
... like the beasts that perish, can even the most unbelieving escape-at least, from the sense of a sorrowful envy-when the exulting voices of ...
... myriads of shining worlds, moving under mysterious laws which no visible power controls? What is the truth of evil, of pain, of the instinct ...
... of those who merely credit Him with having had a brief term of mortal life like other men, and thereafter been resolved into senseless ...
... indeed be verified when heaven and earth shall have passed away, and also find that it may become a certain fact in their own consciousness even ...
... them above all other learning or scientific research, to ascertain if it be possible for them to compass that knowledge, ere they sink with their ...
... they were made manifest during His brief sojourn on earth. It cannot be denied, even by the opponents of the Faith, that the most marked individuality ...
... or legendary vision, when we know that there is none to hear nor any to make answer? Would you have us act like the followers of Baal in the ...
... terms, rises from open churches and secret chambers in every land, even among those who call not themselves by the name of Christ, but merely join ...
... risen from the dead, would reveal His truth of life to the abject, bewildered captive in bonds of flesh, who calls upon him from the depth of ...
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