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Page 538 - I do believe the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the word of God, and to contain all things necessary to salvation; and I do solemnly engage to conform to the doctrines and worship of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States.
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 534 - Do you believe the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments to be the word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice?
Page 538 - Seminary, solemnly and sincerely receive and adopt the Westminster Confession of Faith, as containing the system of doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures.
Page 16 - He replied: I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet, but I learnt this from experience.
Page 233 - ... 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 part of the General...
Page 32 - ... appeared to many, and especially to those who took an active part in founding the Union Theological Seminary, that there are many disadvantages, infelicities, not to say, at times, perils, in the election of Professors of those Seminaries, directly and immediately by the General Assembly itself — a body so large, in session for so short a time, and composed of members to so great an extent resident at a distance from the Seminaries themselves, and therefore personally unacquainted with many...
Page 14 - Churches. What was done then, may be repeated again. A. recommendation, looking to some uniformity of ecclesiastical supervision, is all which the Committee felt to be within their province or that of the Assembly; except that those Seminaries, now belonging to either branch of the Church, should have every guarantee and protection for their chartered rights which they might desire. A new Article, here designated as the Tenth, has been introduced, in which some concession has been made on both sides,...
Page 423 - It is the most notable monument of universal historical learning produced by the School of Neander.
Page 6 - A number of Christians, both clergymen and laymen, in the cities of New York and Brooklyn, deeply impressed with the claims of the world upon the Church of Christ to furnish a competent supply of...

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