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LOX DOX: PRINTED BY SPOTTISWOODE AND CO., NEW-STREET SQUARE
AND PARLIAMENT STREET
THE SECOND VOLUME.
FROM CONSTANTINE TO CHARLEMAGNE.
Difference between the moral teaching of a philosophy and
that of a religion
Moral efficacy of the Christian sense of sin
Dark views of human nature not common in the early Church.
The penitential system
Admirable efficacy of Christianity in eliciting disinterested
Great purity of the early Christians
The promise of the Church for many centuries falsified
General sketch of the moral condition of the Byzantine and
The question to be examined in this chapter is, the cause of
this comparative failure
First Consequence of Christianity, a new Sense of the Sanctity of
This sense only very gradually acquired
Care of exposed children.-History of foundling hospitals