The Christian Teachings of Charles Kingsley by Charles Muller

By Charles Muller

the ethical goal of Charles Kingsley’s novels is suggested simply because he used to be a preacher, and extra in particular, a instructor. He used to be specifically a preacher of stirring didactic sermons. it's the didactic content material of his writings—in his sermons, his novels, and his essays on normal theology—which is the learn of this paintings. One too usually forgets that Kingsley was once now not, within the first example, a social and political reformer. As a preacher, and as a author, he was once pre-eminently a teacher—a theologian, convinced, yet extra importantly, a Christian didactician. He used to be now not an evangelical preacher, but the Christian gospel used to be on the center of his teachings and his ethical exhortations. This paintings makes an attempt to examine the Christian message that was once the muse at the back of his socio-religious gospel. Writing on the time of Charles Darwin, Kingsley observed no cause to lose his sound Christian religion with the emergence of Darwin’s thought of evolution. as an alternative, he might settle for it as a method to a divine finish, one other instance of the way windfall could result in the dominion of God on earth.

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