Famous quote by Edgar Allan Poe

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A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men o
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"A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this - that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made - not to understand - but to feel - as crime"

- Edgar Allan Poe

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This quote by Edgar Allan Poe speaks with the power of religious beliefs, specifically Christianity, to bring about a sense of principles as well as justice. He recommends that when individuals are on their deathbeds, they can be made to understand as well as feel the gravity of offenses versus charity. This suggests that charity is a core tenet of Christianity, which it is something that individuals can be made to recognize as well as really feel also in their last moments. This quote talks to the power of faith to produce a sense of morality and also justice, as well as to make people recognize the relevance of charity even in their last minutes. It likewise speaks with the power of religion to bring about a feeling of tranquility as well as comfort in times of distress.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Edgar Allan Poe between January 19, 1809 and October 7, 1849. He/she was a famous Poet from USA. The author also have 37 other quotes.

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