Ecclesiastical Reminiscences Of The United States by Edward WaylenEcclesiastical Reminiscences Of The United States by Edward Waylen

Ecclesiastical Reminiscences Of The United States

byEdward Waylen

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER LXIV. CONSECRATION OF THE FOREIGN BISHOPS. BISHOP SOUTHGATE AND THE SYRIAN CHURCH. On the following Friday (Oct. 25th) the missionary bishops elect for Texas, Turkey, and China, received consecration from the presiding bishop, assisted by eight other prelates, in St. Peter's church of the same city. I was fortunate enough to get a seat near the chancel, which gave me a good view of this deeply interesting, never-to-be-forgotten ceremony. The sermon was preached by the Bishop of Georgia, founded on the text, " Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes; for thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; and thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited." It was a masterly production, and correctly described by a literary critic, himself a finished pulpit orator,+ as "one of the most beautiful and scholar-like performances heard for many a long day." In the course of his sermon the bishop made the following allusion to England, and the call for joint action on the part of the English and American Churches:--"Since our existence as a Church, we have been permitted to witness no such exhibition of faith as that » Isaiah liv. 2, 3. t The Rev. William Suddards, editor of the " Episcopal Recorder." which now engages our attention. And if faith be the principle of the Church's growth, and the measure of the Church's strength, then will this day ever constitute an epoch in the Church's history. What England, in the fulness of her power, in the immensity of her resources, in the depth of her piety, has just begun to do for her own children, we are bold to imitate, not for our own children, but for the...
Title:Ecclesiastical Reminiscences Of The United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:January 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217708471

ISBN - 13:9780217708470

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