Letters To Professor Stowe And Dr. Bacon; On God's Real Method With Great Social Wrongs In Which…

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byAmos Augustus Phelps

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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. 1848. Excerpt: ... guishes between the individual practice of these and of individual sins--that he bears long with them, and approaches them tenderly, indirectly and gradually, and that they who teach otherwise "have not learned their method from the Bible." LETTER II. THE PARTIES TO THE ISSUE. Brother Stowe: I have stated the real issue in the present discussion. It is equally important, as we proceed, to remember who the parties to it are. This issue does not lie between me and you merely, but between a large body of christian ministers and churches, and the American Board; and I do not mean, as you and I discuss it, that the public shall forget who the real and the important parties to it are. Besides, I shall write, and all will read to better purpose, if we are distinctly advised, at the outset, as to what the issue is, and who the parties to it are. I have before shown, that the amendment, offered by myself and rejected by the Board at Brooklyn, maintained only that the missionaries and churches of the Board should treat slaveholding, in their instructions and administration of discipline, as they should and would drunkenness, gaming, falsehood, idolatry and other disciplinable offences. In the Anti-Slavery Reporter for October, in an account of the proceedings of the Board, at Brooklyn, I said: "It (the amendment) raised the question whether slaveholding, as such, is to be classed with the other offences named, and whether, so classed, instruction is to be given against it by missionaries, and admonition and discipline to be administered against it by them and the churches, in the same way, and only in the same, as in respect to said other offences." The Rev. Dr. Ide, in his speech, at Brooklyn, in opposition to the report, said: "The memorials from Worcester Count...

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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. 1848. Excerpt: ... guishes between the individual practice of these and of individual sins--that he bears long with them, and approaches them ten...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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