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William Gayley Simpson

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by William Gayley Simpson Part 4 of 7 The author of Which Way Western Man? eventually came to understand that the liberalism and egalitarianism he had imbibed from Jesus’ teachings were as alien to him as the Semitic theology he had rejected earlier. (ILLUSTRATION: WILLIAM SIMPSON in the early…
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by William Gayley Simpson Part 3 of 7 The author of Which Way Western Man? spent nine years attempting to live in full accord with the teachings of Jesus before he realized their irreconcilable incompatibility with his own innermost nature. (ILLUSTRATION: SAILING to the Orient in October 1927: William…
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by William Gayley Simpson Part 2 of 7 The author of Which Way Western Man? rejected Christian theology before the end of the First World War, but he retained a commitment to Christian ethics for several more years. (ILLUSTRATION: SPEAKING to groups of young people was an activity to which William Simpson…
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This seven-part series from the unpublished autobiography of William Simpson, was originally published in the March, June, and August 1983 and March, August, and December 1984 issues of National Vanguard magazine. This is a deeply moving, hard-hitting, no-holds-barred…
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The relation of man and woman should be approached with consecration, like that of a knight, or of one taking holy orders. by William Gayley Simpson (from his Which Way, Western Man?) FOR WOMEN, the man is a means, the end is the child. And the child is the purpose of marriage. In the Orient, the social function…
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