Modern Materialism. A Discourse at the Ordination of Mr. Charles Lowe, as Associate Pastor Over the First Congregational Society, New Bedford, July 28, 1872.

By: Weiss, John.

Price: $225.00

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New Bedford: Press of Benjamin Lindsey, 1852. First edition. Original printed wrappers, 32 pp. An inscribed, signed copy: "With respects of J. Weiss" on the front wrapper. An attempt to reconcile science and religion without demonizing materialists, he discusses the deist watchmaker analogy, the mutability of species (they do) and whether animals have souls (yes). Weiss was a classmate of Henry David Thoreau at Harvard, a friend and biographer of Theodore Parker, and one of the founders of the Free Religious Association. Some wear and soiling, a Very Good copy.

Title: Modern Materialism. A Discourse at the Ordination of Mr. Charles Lowe, as Associate Pastor Over the First Congregational Society, New Bedford, July 28, 1872.

Author Name: Weiss, John.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: weiss,john.225newbedford:pressofbenjaminlindsey,