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For example, many Whigs opposed territorial expansion based on the Democratic claim that the United States was destined to serve as a virtuous example to the rest of the world, and also had a divine obligation to spread its superordinate political system and a way of life throughout North American continent. Many in the ...


Deism is a philosophical position that posits that a god does not interfere directly with the world. It also rejects revelation as a source of religious knowledge and asserts that reason and observation of the natural world are sufficient to determine the existence of a single creator of the universe. Deism gained prominence ...


Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States, 143 U.S. 457 (1892). Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States. No. 143. Argued and submitted January 7, 1892 ..... Glory of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and Worship ...


143 U.S. 457 (12 S.Ct. 511, 36 L.Ed. 226). RECTOR, ETC., OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH v. UNITED STATES. Decided: February 29, 1892. opinion, BREWER ..... of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and Worship of ...


Jan 18, 2014 ... Openness to experience, along with intelligence, is also associated with greater general knowledge of the world. ... I think this is interesting because a Pew Forum survey on the religious knowledge of Americans found that atheists and agnostics had substantially more knowledge .... Reason versus Faith?


Jul 29, 2016 ... But the transformation of religion from a divine phenomenon to a human one was brought home to me in reading the “Religion” section of the New York Times Book Review a few weeks ago. .... The god theory has been neither proven nor disproven, and therefore exists in the status: waiting for knowledge.


Shubhraji Colorado USA. The Divine Consciousness is the One Truth, the source and substratum of this entire universe, as well as our essential Being. ... Not only do the paths vary-from service to devotion to knowledge, but also even within them, there are diverse methods and techniques to achieve this connection.


Feb 18, 2005 ... In the usual sense, prophecy involves disclosing some important information that could not have been known to the prophet in any ordinary way. Prophecy is interesting from a philosophical point of view because it involves compelling questions about divine knowledge, time, and human freedom.


Mar 20, 2006 ... And the same holds for each of the divine omni-attributes: God is what he has as Augustine puts it in The City of God, XI, 10. As identical to each ... Constituent Versus Nonconstituent Ontology. 3.1 God and His ... Is Divine Simplicity Compatible with Creaturely Freedom and God's Contingent Knowledge? 7.