Essays, Reviews, and Addresses, Volume 1

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Longmans, Green & Company, 1890 - Christianity
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Page 508 - That in all that Territory ceded by France to the United States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of Thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, not included within the limits of the state contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the parties shall have been duly convicted, shall be and is hereby forever prohibited.
Page 43 - The Miscellaneous Works of Thomas Arnold, DD Late Head Master of Rugby School and Regius Professor of Modern History in the Univ. of Oxford.
Page 219 - The Arians of the Fourth Century; their Doctrine, Temper, and Conduct, chiefly as exhibited in the Councils of the Church, between AD 325 and AD 381.
Page 119 - I am more detached from a denomination, and strive to feel more my connection with the Universal Church, with all good and holy men. I am little of a Unitarian, have little sympathy with the system of Priestley and Belsham, and stand aloof from all but those who strive and pray for clearer light, who look for a purer and more effectual manifestation of Christian truth.
Page 142 - O come, thou kingdom of heaven, for which we daily pray ! Come, Friend and Saviour of the race, who didst shed thy blood on the cross to reconcile man to man, and earth to heaven ! Come, ye predicted ages of righteousness and love, for which the faithful have so long yearned ! Come, Father Almighty, and crown with thine omnipotence the humble strivings of thy children to subvert oppression and wrong, to spread light and freedom, peace and joy, the truth and spirit of thy Son, through the whole earth...
Page 77 - They are well fitted to break ground in the approaches to that momentous question which involves in it so great a shock to existing notions ; the greatest probably that has ever been given since the discovery of the falsehood of the doctrine of the Pope's infallibility. Yet it must come, and will end, in spite of the fears and clamours of the weak and bigoted, in the higher exalting and more sure establishing of Christian truth.
Page 80 - of the brute creation is to me one of such painful mystery, that I dare not approach it.
Page 208 - Christian religion can rest upon them." 8. "If there was a period during which, diffused as the Christian religion already was, and many as were the souls filled already with its power, still not a letter had yet been written of the records which have come down to us ; then it must be also possible for all the writings of Evangelists and Apostles to perish, yet the religion taught by them still to subsist." 9. " The religion is not true because Evangelists and Apostles taught it ; but they taught...
Page 60 - That the Book of Common Prayer, and of ordering of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, containeth in it nothing contrary to the word of God...

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