Socialism In America by John Albert Macy

Socialism In America

byJohn Albert Macy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...of Columbus in Boston, Bishop Anderson is reported by the Boston Herald to have said: "The church his church, of course is the greatest conservative force that this country has. Against the lawless she upholds the laws of God; against the Anarchist she defends the right of government; against the Syndicalist she preaches law and order; against the tyranny of capital and the tyranny of labor she preaches Christian justice and Christian charity and Christian peace. Like her divine Founder, her voice is raised for the welfare of the individual and for the salvation of all, but never, never in calumny, nor discord, nor strife, nor hatred. Witness on the contrary what many of these preachers who attack the church are doing. In their blindness they are playing into the hands of those who would overthrow and destroy this whole government, for, instead of standing for law and order and justice, they have preached Socialism from their pulpits, they have allowed the leaders of strikes and revolutionists to speak in their churches, thus encouraging and making heroes out of these demagogues and enemies of society." There we are, all listed, Anarchists, Syndicalists, Socialists, leaders of strikes, and liberal ministers who let us speak in their churches. The auxiliary bishop of the popish diocese of Boston says that his church is against them all. That is as much as we need to know. We could not, if we tried, phrase a more clear and severe indictment of the church than that which the bishop himself has drawn. What do Roman Catholic leaders of strikes make of the declared hostility of their church? 15. The working class, which includes all those who are forced to work for a living, whether by hand or by brain, in shop, mine, or on the soil, vastly...

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Title:Socialism In AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217874487

ISBN - 13:9780217874489

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