Church defence, by a dissenting minister, 2 lectures by Robert ChristisonChurch defence, by a dissenting minister, 2 lectures by Robert Christison

Church defence, by a dissenting minister, 2 lectures

byRobert Christison

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874. Excerpt: ... LECTURE II. DELIVERED IN THE MECHANICS' INSTITUTION, HALIFAX, AND IN VARIOUS OTHER TOWNS. The Liberationists Unmasked. My present lecture is to consist of a few remarks on the "Church of England, and the policy of the Liberationists,"--not the policy of the Dissenters, but the policy of those who are seeking the disestablishment and overthrow of the National Church. It should always be borne in mind that all Dissenters are not Liberationists; and I believe that if Dissenters generally only better understood this question in all its relations and bearings, there would be but few Liberationists among them, even should they still continue to prefer the worship of their own chapels to that of the Church. I am sure they could not fail to see that it would not be for. the good either of themselves or their country, and its Christianity, to sweep away the grand old Established Church, which has been an incalculable blessing to this land in ages gone by; and which, though now so old and venerable, is at the present time showing more life and youthful vigour than perhaps at any period of her history. Now, then, respecting this Church question: as Mr. Gladstone, in his reply to Mr. Miall's speech or motion for Disestablishment said, it is one "of immense sweep and volume." It is of such immense sweep and volume that, in dealing with it, one hardly knows where to begin or where to end. It is, therefore, only a few points that I can pretend to touch upon in the course of one short hour. Here, then, we have a great institution in this country, called the Church of England, consisting of something like 15,000 separate buildings or churches, spread over the whole country,--a church in every parish, and a parson along with every church. Now, about this Church of England;...
Title:Church defence, by a dissenting minister, 2 lecturesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021781364X

ISBN - 13:9780217813648

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