nowhere. But his more mature thought recognized wisdom and reason in the ordered whole. As he realized that this is a universe, he could not get rid of the idea of an organizing Mind. He came to see that the Universe, as a thought, implies a Thinker.
4. He fancied that nature excludes God, instead of being only the method of God?s working. When he learned how a thing was done, he at first concluded that God had not done it. His later thought recognized that God and nature are not mutually exclusive. So he came to find no difficulty even in miracles and inspiration; for the God who is in man and of whose mind and will nature is only the expression, can reveal himself, if need be, in special ways. So George John Romanes came back to prayer, to Christ, to the church.
On the general subject of intuition as connected with our idea of God, see Ladd, in Bibliotheca Sacra, 1877:1-36, 611-616; 1878:619; Fisher, on Final Cause an Intuition, in Journ. Christ. Philos., Jan. 1883:113-134; Patton, on Genesis of Idea of God, in Jour. Christ. Philos., Api. 1883:283-307; McCosh, Christianity and Positivism, 124-140; Mansel, in Eneyc. Brit., 8th ed., vol. 14:604 and 615; Robert Hall, sermon on Atheism; Hutton on Atheism, in Essays, 1:3-37; Shairp, in Princeton Rev., March, 1881:284.
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