Books: Matter of Soul

THE STORY OF ORIENTAL PHILOSOPHY— L. Adams Beck—Cosmopolitan ($5).

In spite of indignant denials, India has been firmly established in the mind of the general reader as a purgatory of child marriages, a hell of sadistic animal torture. Mrs. Beck touches lightly upon these abuses, announces firmly that India has made the greatest spiritual contribution of all time. While the West has been making rapid jerks of progress—materialistic, intellectual, scientific—the East has long since attained a spiritual consummation which -the West cannot forever ignore. Western science has recently discovered evolution in...

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