Sentence Examples with the word unessential

While the ideals and teaching of the Old Testament have always struck a responsive chord, scientific knowledge of the evolution of man, of the world's history and of man's place in the universe, constantly reveals the difference between the value of the old Oriental legacy for its influence upon the development of mankind and the unessential character of that which has had inevitably to be relinquished.

It is on the contrary over-developed in them, but ill-informed and working in ways unessential or even morally harmful.