A Romance Of Providence; Being A History Of The Church Of The Strangers, In The City Of New York

Paperback | January 17, 2013

byGeorge Jean Nathan, Joseph Schimmel Taylor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...first the true, and then the beautiful." By observing the canons they had set for themselves, and exercising extreme care, and examining over twenty thousand lyrics in several languages, the compilers produced a book which is believed by many to be the best collection, on the whole, in the English tongue. It has been adopted in several congregations, and will suit for worshipers of any denomination. It was intended that there should be no hymn which any Christian could not use, either in the regular Church worship, in social service, or in the closet. And hence the compilers believed that the name, " Hymns for all Christians," was appropriate for their book. The work was mainly done at the Cary residence, 53 East Twentieth Street, where the compilers had the daily aid of Alice's delicate taste. The notes were all prepared by the Pastor. Some years after its appearance Dr. Deems wrote to Mr. Whittier for an original hymn for the Sunday Magazine, which he was then editing. Mr. Whittier wrote back stating that a hymn was the most difficult species of poetical composition. He said, " There are not more than twenty first-rate hymns in the English tongue, and thee hast them all in thy collection" "THE CHRISTIAN WORKER." In January, 1881, was issued the first number of the Christian Worker, an eight-page illustrated paper, which attracted much interest. It was edited and published by Mrs. Sarah Keables Hunt, to whom, in the midst of her literary labors, it had occurred that there might be a place for such a periodical on Christian work. In the second year of the "Worker's" life the Church of the Strangers and also the Sisters of the Stranger engaged departments in its columns, for monthly reports of the progress of the Church and the Society,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...first the true, and then the beautiful." By observing the canons they had set for themselves, and exercising ex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 17, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217817882

ISBN - 13:9780217817882

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