Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions Being a Comparison of the Old and New Testament Myths and Miracles with those of the Heathen Nations of Antiquity Considering also their Origin and Meaning
Page: 80say of those whom you style the Sons of Jove. For [Pg 125]you need not be told what a parcel of sons the writers most in vogue among you assign to Jove. . . .
"As to the Son of God, called Jesus, should we allow him to be nothing more than man, yet the title of 'the Son of God' is very justifiable, upon the account of his wisdom, considering that you (Pagans) have your Mercury in worship under the title of the Word, a messenger of God. . . .
"As to his (Jesus Christ's) being born of a virgin, you have your Perseus to balance that."