Sixty-one years of itinerant Christian life in church and state

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byThomas Hall Pearne

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVII. I WAS sent from Wesley Chapel, Cincinnati, to Central Methodist Episcopal Church, Springfield, Ohio, at the Conference of 1888. I had been in Wesley only three-fifths of the possible length of the pastorate. It was the judgment of all the members of the Official Board of Wesley that I should fill out the full term, and in this view of the case I was in full accord with them. Yet Central Church was deemed to be in a peculiar condition. It was the opinion of Bishop Warren and all the presiding elders of the Conference that I should be sent to Central Church, Springfield. I went there, and while the conditions were somewhat unique, I was never the pastor of any Church where I had more fully the confidence of my officiary and the appreciation of my congregation. All things considered, they were very successful years. We had almost a continuous revival. This is a working Church--a people's Church. During my two years' pastorate in the Central Church, I wrote and published a paper in reply to Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll's article on "God in the Constitution." His article appeared in the first number of the Arena, a Boston review. I wrote a reply, and sent it to the editor, who had promised me that my paper should appear in the next number of the Arena; but when I sent it the editor returned it, saying that a Roman Catholic bishop and a Con gressman had sent him replies, which he deemed it better to publish than to print my article. I then published and circulated my own reply. It was printed in pamphlet form in Cincinnati in 1890. I here insert it as still opportune: GOD IN THE CONSTITUTION. "A REVIEW." Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll has published, in the Arena for January, a paper on "God in the Constitution." It holds the place of honor, being the...

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVII. I WAS sent from Wesley Chapel, Cincinnati, to Central Methodist Episcopal Church, Springfield, Ohio, at the Con...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217052037

ISBN - 13:9780217052030

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