THE TEN COMMANDMENTS by Emmet Fox

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Emmet Fox is called by some ""a modern mystic"" and has attracted a wide following by his sermon-lectures at the Manhattan Opera House in New York, and by his published books and pamphlets. His message is a blend of religion, metaphysics, and psychology which seems to touch a popular note. The present volume is a good example of his interpretation of religion. He contends that the commandments are ""instructions in meta-physical truth and scientific prayer"". For instance, in discussing the fourth commandment, Fox writes:-""Remind yourself that God can and does supply your every need. Where there is fear and doubt He brings faith, where there is lack he brings abundance. Build up a new consciousness in this way -- and then let it alone. That is the Sabbath Day."" To many such reinterpretation of Holy Writ is plain distortion. For others, he speaks to their distracted condition and that is for them sufficient.

Publisher: Harper