Hugo: ?You say the soul is nothing but the resultant of bodily powers? Why then is my soul more luminous when my bodily powers begin to fail? Winter is on my head, and eternal spring is in my heart...The nearer I approach the end, the plainer I hear the immortal symphonies of the worlds which invite me.?
Diman, Theistic Argument, 348 ? ?Materialism can never explain the fact that matter is always combined with force. Coordinate principles? then dualism, instead of monism. Force cause of matter? then we preserve unity, but destroy materialism; for we trace matter to an immaterial source. Behind multiplicity of natural forces we must postulate some single power ? which can be nothing but coordinating mind.? Mark Hopkins sums up Materialism in Princeton Rev., Nov. 1879:490 ? ?1. Man, who is a person, is made by a thing, i.e., matter. 2. Matter is to be worshiped as man?s maker, if anything is to be ( <450125>Romans 1:25). 3. Man is to worship himself ? his God is his belly.? See also Martineau, Religion and Materialism, 25-31, Types, 1: preface, xii, xiii, and Study, 1:248, 250, 345; Christlieb, Modern Doubt and Christian Belief, 145- 161; Buchanan, Modern Atheism, 247, 248; McCosh, in International Rev., Jan. 1895; Contemp. Rev., Jan. 1875, art.: Man Transcorporeal; Calderwood, Relations of Mind and Brain; Laycock, Mind and Brain; Diman, Theistic Argument, 358; Wilkinson, in Present Day Tracts, 3: no. 17; Shedd, Dogmatic Theology, 1:487-499; A.H. Strong, Philos. and Relig., 31-38.
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