The Kingdom of God is within you
The Kingdom of God is within you
Leo Tolstoy

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TRANSLATOR'S PREFACE.

PREFACE.

"THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU."

CHAPTER I. THE DOCTRINE OF NON-RESISTANCE TO EVIL BY FORCE HAS BEEN PROFESSED BY A MINORITY OF MEN FROM THE VERY FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIANITY. Of the Book "What I Believe"--The Correspondence Evoked by it-- Letters from Quakers--Garrison's Declaration--Adin Ballou

CHAPTER II. CRITICISMS OF THE DOCTRINE OF NON-RESISTANCE TO EVIL BY FORCE ON THE PART OF BELIEVERS AND OF UNBELIEVERS.

CHAPTER III. CHRISTIANITY MISUNDERSTOOD BY BELIEVERS.

CHAPTER IV. CHRISTIANITY MISUNDERSTOOD BY MEN OF SCIENCE.

CHAPTER V. CONTRADICTION BETWEEN OUR LIFE AND OUR CHRISTIAN CONSCIENCE.

CHAPTER VI. ATTITUDE OF MEN OF THE PRESENT DAY TO WAR.

CHAPTER VII. SIGNIFICANCE OF COMPULSORY SERVICE.

CHAPTER VIII. DOCTRINE OF NON-RESISTANCE TO EVIL BY FORCE MUST INEVITABLY BE ACCEPTED BY MEN OF THE PRESENT DAY.

CHAPTER IX. THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHRISTIAN CONCEPTION OF LIFE WILL EMANCIPATE MEN FROM THE MISERIES OF OUR PAGAN LIFE.

CHAPTER X. EVIL CANNOT BE SUPPRESSED BY THE PHYSICAL FORCE OF THE GOVERNMENT--THE MORAL PROGRESS OF HUMANITY IS BROUGHT ABOUT NOT ONLY BY INDIVIDUAL RECOGNITION OF TRUTH, BUT ALSO THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PUBLIC OPINION.

CHAPTER XI. THE CHRISTIAN CONCEPTION OF LIFE HAS ALREADY ARISEN IN OUR SOCIETY, AND WILL INFALLIBLY PUT AN END TO THE PRESENT ORGANIZATION OF OUR LIFE BASED ON FORCE--WHEN THAT WILL BE.

CHAPTER XII. CONCLUSION--REPENT YE, FOR THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND.

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