Meditationes sacrae. Front Cover. Francis Bacon. Excusum impensis Humfredi Hooper., Bibliographic information. QR code for Meditationes sacrae. Title, Meditationes Sacrae and Human Philosophy. Author, Francis Bacon. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Kessinger Publishing, Length, 36 pages. Meditationes Sacrae (Illustrated) – Kindle edition by Francis Bacon, Timeless Books. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets .

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Devotion to the Precious Blood. A Complete History of England: The end or scope of philosophy is, that we may make use to our benefit of effects formerly seen After stuffing a fowl with snow to study the effect of cold on the decay of meat, he fell ill, and died of bronchitis on April 9, Bacon declared in this book his positions as the follows: After numerous appointments under James I, Bacon admitted to bribery and fell from power.

English Choose a language for shopping. In like manner the custody and passing over of the Scriptures is committed unto the church, but the life of the tabernacle is the testimony.

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On the Question of Free Trade Illustrated. Hence is that saying, “I am become all things to all men,” and such like.

Ideal Empires and Republics Illustrated. The review must be at least 50 characters long. THIS canon is the mother of meditatioones canons against heresy: In another place, Bacon meditxtiones, “Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced.

Firstit is to be noted, that the Scripture saith, “The fool hath said in his heart, and not thought in his heart;” that is to say, he doth not so fully think it in judgment, as he hath a good will to be of that belief; for seeing gacon makes not for him that there should be a God, he doth seek by all means accordingly to persuade and resolve himself, and studies to affirm, prove, and verify it to himself as some theme or position: Journal of the History of Ideas.


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Of these heresies which derogate from the power of God, beside plain atheism, there are three degrees, and they all have one and the same mystery; for all antichristianity worketh in a mystery, that is, under the sscrae of good, and it is this, to free and deliver the will of God from all imputation and aspersion of evil.

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The book is seen as an effort by Bacon, a non-atheist, who attempted to francsi the reformed English vacon between francsi two extremes of Popish superstition and profane superstition. The Theologia Germanica of Martin Luther.

In Jean Hampton, Hobbes and the social contract traditionHampton indicates that this quote is ‘after Bacon’ and in a footnote, that ‘Hobbes was Bacon’s secretary as a young man and had philosophical discussions with him Aubrey This section does not cite any sources.

The Probability of Induction Illustrated. Contrariwise, those who ascribed all things to their own cunning and practices, and to the immediate, and apparent causes, and as the prophet saith, “Have sacrificed to their own nets,” have been always but petty counterfeit statesman, and not capable of the greatest actions.


Having and sharing knowledge is widely recognized as the basis for improving one’s reputation sacrad influence, thus power. The Poems of John Dryden: Set up a giveaway.

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The closest expression in Bacon’s works is, perhaps, the expression ” scientia potestas est “, found in his Meditationes Sacraewhich is perhaps better translated as “knowledge is His power”, because the context of the sentence refers to the qualities of God and is imbedded in a discussion of heresies that deny the power of God: Wage Labour and Capital Illustrated.

All the boasting of the hypocrite is of the works of the first table of the law, which is of adoration and duty towards God; whereof the reason is double, both because such works have a greater pomp and demonstration of holiness, and also because they do less cross their affections and desires; therefore the way to convict hypocrites, is to send them from the works of sacrifice to the works of mercy, whence cometh that saying:.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. He multiplied the scarcity of a few loaves and fishes to a sufficiency to victual an host of people: The Science of Right. Another account of this concept is found in the Shahnameh by the Persian poet Ferdowsi — CE who wrote: God beheld all things which his hands had made, and lo they were all passing good.