Autobiography, Correspondence, Etc., Of Lyman Beecher (volume 2)

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byLyman Beecher

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XL. COBRESPONDENCE, 1836-7. In the present chapter a few extracts will he presented from the correspondence of 1836-7, part of which period has heen already gone over. February 19,1836, Rev. W. A. Stearns, of Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, writes as follows: "Inclosed is a bank-note of one hundred dollars, which you will please accept, for your own use, from your friends in Cambridgeport. It is a feeble expression of gratitude for favors which we can never repay--an acknowledgment of obligations which we can never cancel. Not more than seven or eight years ago you went to war in this place at your own charges. You fought a. hard battle, and, through the blessing of God, gained a great victory. We enjoy, in consequence, peace and plenty." April 9,1836, Dr. Pond, of Banger, writes:" * * * In Maine we do not sympathize very deeply in your Presbyterian squabbles, except to look on, and laugh at you all. The silencing of Barnes, however, was a pretty serious matter, about which but one opinion is entertained in this quarter. We all regard it as a stretch of power which must, and ought to be, followed by a reaction and retribution. The theology of Maine is almost entirely the old New England theology. We have a few Tasters, but a great majority hold the doctrines of depravity and regeneration as taught by yourself. "Our ministers are serious, able, godly men, and the Lord blesses their labors. Many precious revivals of religion are in progress at the present time. Some twenty or twentyfive of our ministers are anti-slavery, but not boisterous nor overbearing. My views on that subject remain much as they were, and very much, I have reason to believe, in harmony with your own. The business of instructing in theology is very much to my taste. I have one difficulty...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XL. COBRESPONDENCE, 1836-7. In the present chapter a few extracts will he presented from the correspondence of 1836-7, part o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:162 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780217686099

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