George MacDonald - Sections 50 - 74 Summary & Analysis

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Sections 50 - 74 Summary

In Section 50 MacDonald writes about the fading humanity that should connect each person to the other despite their unlovely characteristics. MacDonald states that without this bit of humanity people would be like animals and kill each other. In Section 51 MacDonald indicates that without love, no man should attempt to dispense justice to another person. Section 52 discusses the purpose of the human body. He indicates this body is made by God, just as the person's spirit is created by God.

Section 54 describes how God cares most for the good deeds that come from a good heart. He does not cherish good thoughts or intentions, or isolated generous actions, but instead a life of love. In Section 56 MacDonald writes that it was the intention of the commandments to draw man to God once man realized he could not follow these rules on his own. In Section 58 it...

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