Social Duties From The Christian Point Of View; A Text-book For The Study Of Social Problems

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byCharles Richmond Henderson

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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.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI SOCIAL DUTIES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS1 At first thought the ordinary modest Christian in humble private station, remote from the diplomatic circles of Washington, is inclined to imagine that affairs of international magnitude do not concern him, that they belong to the secrets of state, that his ignorance and lack of political influence excuse him from responsibility in such high and complicated matters. But morality has no national boundaries, and the claims of neighborliness are valid between kings and republics. The rulers of men are servants of God and history shows that they are better men and governors if watched by an intelligent people who love righteousness and hate iniquity. President Nicholas Murray Butler has well said: One of the chief problems of our time is to bring the nations' minds and the nations' consciences to bear on the moral problems involved in international relations. This is a step in the moral education of the world. And at the same meeting Rear-Admiral C. F. Goodrich stated an important truth: 1 Biblical passages which may well be read at the beginning of this study are: Matt. 28:18, 19; Ps. 72. 2 Proceedings of Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Lake Mohonk Conference on International Arbitration, 1907. When the people want peace, they will have peace; when they want war, they will have war, and they are likely to want that of which most is sung and written and spoken. The more we talk about peace, the less our chance of war You must labor with these gentlemen of the press, that they use their mighty powers toward allaying race hatred and toward sweetening and brightening international relations, that they report the graces and virtues of men of alien blood and speech, not their supposed defects of character, and s...

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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.1909 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI SOCIAL DUTIES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS1 At first thought the ordinary modest Christian in humble private station, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217049699

ISBN - 13:9780217049696

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