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Remove belief in Divine inspiration from the sacred books, and what remains may be regarded as simply a human document of religious illusion or even of fraud. And therefore apostasy catches no one by surprise. He scattered from his mountain-top, far and wide over the Fatherland, epistles, commentaries, and treatises, counsels and rebukes. Mary went to see Jesus at the cross (John 19:25-27). It is full of darkness, but there are worse things in it than darkness, which we can see by the help of our guide's lantern.

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