Excerpt from "The Comparative Number of the Saved and Lost: A Study"

Title

Excerpt from "The Comparative Number of the Saved and Lost: A Study"

Description

A text written by a Dublin-based Irish Jesuit, Nicholas Walsh, attempting to determine the number of saved souls compared to lost souls.

Creator

Reverend Nicholas Walsh, S.J.

Source

Archive.org

Publisher

M.H. Gill

Date

December 21, 1898

Contributor

Posted by Justin Heinze

Format

Online text

Language

English

Type

Religious study

Text

"It is, as all know, a question about which there is no authoritative decision of the Church, nor unanimous opinion of her Fathers or Theologians : an open question
therefore, about which we may speculate, provided we do so in a reverent and religious spirit....

Father Faber, in his well-known book, The Creator and, the Creature, writes on this subject in a full, fair, and learned way. There is nothing one-sided or partisan about
him. He gives all the opinions, held by others, speaks of them with respect, and states his own with great moderation and modesty..."

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Citation

Reverend Nicholas Walsh, S.J., “Excerpt from "The Comparative Number of the Saved and Lost: A Study",” James Joyce Digital Interpretations, accessed October 7, 2022, https://jamesjoyce.omeka.net/items/show/91.