The Social Task of Christianity: A Summons to the New Crusade (Google eBook)

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Fleming H. Revell Company, 1911 - Christian sociology - 234 pages
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OCLC: 4508411
Related Subjects: Christian sociology.
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Page 48 - Flower in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, Hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower—but if I could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Page 166 - Spite of the flesh to-day I strove, made head, gained ground upon the whole" As the bird wings and sings, Let us cry : " All good things Are ours, nor soul helps flesh more now, than flesh helps soul.
Page 168 - The mother with mild words—clean her cap and gown, a wholesome odour falling off her person and clothes as she walks by ; The father, strong, self-sufficient, manly, mean, anger'd, unjust; The blow, the quick loud word, the tight bargain, the crafty lure, The family usages, the language, the company, the furniture—the yearning, and swelling heart,
Page 168 - him in her womb and birth'd him, They gave this child more of themselves than that; They gave him afterward every day—they became part of him. The mother at home, quietly placing the dishes on the supper table ; The mother with mild words—clean her cap and gown, a wholesome
Page 175 - There is nothing so revolutionary, because there is nothing so unnatural and so convulsive to society, as the strain to keep things fixed, when all the world is by the very law of its creation in eternal progress ; and the causes of all the evils of the world may be traced to that natural but
Page 48 - Red Indian hunting by| Lake Winnipeg can quarrel with his squaw, but the whole world must smart for it; will not the price of beaver rise? It is a mathematical fact that the casting of this pebble from my hand alters the centre of gravity of the universe."
Page 25 - thousands on the street; There the master scrimps his haggard sempstress of her daily bread, There a single sordid attic holds the living and the dead. There the smoldering fire of fever creeps across the rotted floor, And the crowded couch of incest in the warrens of the poor.
Page 55 - Earth felt the wound, and nature from her seat Sighing through all her works, gave sign of woe That all was lost.
Page 147 - I see no limit to the extent to which intelligence and will, guided by sound principles of investigation, and organized in common effort, may modify the conditions of existence, for a period longer than that now covered by history. And much may be done to change the nature of man himself."
Page 81 - together through that which every joint supplieth, according to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love."

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