The Union theological seminary in the city of New York: its design and another decade of its history. With a sketch of the life and public services of Charles Butler, LL.D
M., W.&C. Penny-packer, 1899 - 576 pages
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The Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York: Its Design and ...
George Lewis Prentiss
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Page 73 - To conclude therefore, let no man, upon a weak conceit of sobriety or an ill-applied moderation, think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too well studied in the book of God's word or in the book of God's works ; divinity or philosophy ; but rather let men endeavour an endless progress or proficience in both...
Page 233 - ... controversies. 9. In order to a uniform system of ecclesiastical supervision, those Theological Seminaries that are now under Assembly control may, if their Boards of Direction so elect, be transferred to the watch and care of one or more of the adjacent Synods; and the other Seminaries are advised to introduce, as far as may be, into their Constitutions, the principle of Synodical or Assembly supervision ; in which case they shall be entitled to an official recognition and approbation on the...
Page 16 - He replied: I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but I learnt this from experience.
Page 72 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Page 302 - equal privileges of admission and instruction, with all the advantages of the institution, shall be allowed to students of every denomination of Christians.
Page 6 - RESOLVED, in humble dependence on the grace of God, to attempt the establishment of a Theological Seminary in the City of New York. 2. This Institution (while it will receive others to the advantages it may furnish) is principally...
Page 420 - In 1844 he was called to a chair in the Theological Seminary of the German Reformed Church of the United States at Mercersburg, Pennsylvania.
Page 423 - It is the most notable monument of universal historical learning produced by the School of Neander.
Page 13 - Church, and any catalogue thus made out, in order to its adoption, shall be approved by at least five members of each committee. 9. If at any time after the union has been effected, any of the Theological Seminaries under the care and control of the General Assembly, shall desire to put themselves under Synodical control, they shall be...