Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol.

The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

x MARVIN ( WALTER TAYLOR), Ph. D. Professor in Rutgers College, New Jersey. Equivocation ( Logical). MAVOR ( JAMES), Ph. D. Professor of Political Economy in the Uni-versity of Toronto; author of The Scottish Railway Strike. Employment. MOFFATT ( JAMES), D. D., D. Litt. Yates Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, Mansfield College, Oxford; author of Critical Introduction to New Testament Literature. Essenes. MOGK ( EUGEN), Dr. Phil. Professor der nordischen Philologie an der Universität zu Leipzig. Expiation and Atonement ( Teutonic). MOORE ( WILLIAM), M. A. Rector of Appleton, Berks; formerly Fellow of Magdalen College, and Lecturer of St. John’s College, Oxford; translator of the Philosophical Treatises of Gregory of Nyssa. Eunomianism. MORGAN ( WILLIAM), D. D. Professor of Systematic Theology in Queen’s College, Kingston, Canada; formerly Min-ister of the United Free Church at Tar-bolton. Faith ( Christian). MUIRHEAD ( JOHN HENRY), LL. D. Professor of Philosophy in the University of Birmingham; author of Elements of Eth-ics, The Service of the State. Ethics. MURISON ( WILLIAM), M. A. Senior English Master in Aberdeen Grammar School; author of ‘ Education,’ in A Com-panion to Latin Studies. Education ( Greek). MURRAY ( GILBERT), LL. D., D. Litt., F. B. A. Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford. Euripides. NEILSON ( GEORGE), LL. D. The Stipendiary Magistrate of Glasgow; au-thor of Trial by Combat. Duelling. ORR ( JAMES), M. A., D. D. Professor of Systematic Theology and Apolo-getics in the United Free Church College, Glasgow; author of The Christian View of God and the World, David Hume in the ‘ Epoch Makers’ series. Enhypostasis. PEARSON ( A. C.), M. A. Late Scholar of Christ’s College, Cambridge; editor of Fragments of Zeno and Clean-thes, Euripides’ Helena, Heraclidæ, and Phænissæ. Ethics and Morality ( Greek). PETRIE ( WILLIAM MATTHEW FLINDERS), D. C. L. ( Oxon.), LL. D. ( Edin. and Aber.), Litt. D. ( Camb.), Ph. D. ( Strassburg). Fellow of the Royal Society and of the British Academy; Edwards Professor of Egyptology in the University of London. Egyptian Religion. PHILLIPS ( DAVID), B. A. ( Wales), M. A. ( Cantab.). Professor of the Philosophy and History of Religion in the Theological College, Bala, North Wales. Ego, Egoism. PHILLPOTTS ( BERTHA SURTEES), M. A. ( Dublin). Fellow of the Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries ( Copenhagen); formerly Librar-ian of Girton College, Cambridge. Dreams and Sleep ( Teutonic), Ethics and Morality ( Teutonic), Festivals and Fasts ( Teutonic). PINCHES ( THEOPHILUS GOLDRIDGE), LL. D. ( Glas.), M. R. A. S. Lecturer in Assyrian at University College, London, and at the Institute of Archæo-logy, Liverpool; Hon. Member of the So-ciété Asiatique. Elamites, Family ( Assyro- Babylonian). PORPHYRIOS II. ( LOGOTHETES), Ph. D. ( Leipzig), Hon. LL. D. ( Cantab.). Archbishop of Sinai, Paran, and Raitho. Eastern Church. POZNAŃSKI ( SAMUEL), Ph. D. ( Heidelberg). Rabbiner und Prediger in Warschau ( Po-len). Festivals and Fasts ( Jewish). PUNNETT ( REGINALD CRUNDALL), M. A. Professor of Biology in the University of Cambridge; author of Mendelism. Environment ( Biological), Evolution ( Biological). RADERMACHER ( Dr. LUDWIG). Ordentlicher Professor der klassischen Philo-logie an der Universität zu Wien. Enthusiasm. RADIN ( PAUL), Ph. D. Field Ethnologist, Geological Survey of Ca-nada. Eskimos. ROSE ( HERBERT JENNINGS), M. A. ( Oxon.). Associate Professor of Classics in McGill University, Montreal; sometime Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford. Euthanasia, Festivals and Fasts ( Greek). Ross ( JOHN M. E.), M. A. Minister of St. Ninian’s Presbyterian Church, Golders Green, London; author of The Self- Portraiture of Jesus, The Christian Standpoint. Emerson. ROYCE ( JOSIAH), Ph. D., LL. D. Professor of the History of Philosophy in Harvard University; Gifford Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, 1898– 1900. Error and Truth. SALMOND ( WILLIAM), D. D. Professor of Mental and Moral Science in the University of Otago, Dunedin. Feeling. SAYCE ( ARCHIBALD HENRY), D. Litt. ( Oxon.), LL. D. ( Dublin), D. D. ( Edin. and Aber.). Fellow of Queen’s College and Professor of Assyriology in the University of Oxford; President of the Society of Biblical Archæology. Dreams and Sleep ( Babylonian). AUTHORS OF ARTICLES IN THIS VOLUMEAnd— Art | Art— Bun | Bur— Con | Con— Dra | Dra— Fic | Fic— Hyk | Hym— Lib | Lif— Mul | Mun— Phr | Pic— Sac | Sac— Sud | Suf— Zwi P  a g e      V i e w Search | F i n d | H o m e | Index   P a g e      V i e w

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