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  • " The day," says Ernest Renan, " in which the belief in an after-life shall vanish from the earth will witness a terrific moral and spiritual decadence.
  • 1 They are particularly important in that they counteracted the popular and interestingly written books of Max Muller: for instance, Muller, like Renan and Wilhelm von Humboldt, regarded language as an innate faculty and Whitney considered it the product of experience and outward circumstance.
  • Renan even called them "the most human of all books," and they are described by J.
  • Renan, Marc. Antoninus et la fin du monde antique (Paris, 1882; Eng.
  • (9th ed.); on David's character see especially his criticism of Renan, Eng.
 

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