Solitary Places Made Glad; Being Observations And Experiences For Thirty-two Years In Nebraska With…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byHenry Turner Davis

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII. METHODIST EDUCATION IN NEBRASKA UNIFIED. Methodist Schools In Nebraska During The Past-- The Nebraska Wesleyan University. BISHOP NINDE said, in an address delivered before the Educational Convention, held in Lincoln in the spring of 1889: "Nebraska has solved the great problem of the unification of Methodist education." This question has baffled the minds of the greatest educators and divines in our Church for the past one hundred years. This great problem-- one of the most perplexing of all educational problems--Nebraska has been the first to solve. Up to 1887, the history of Methodist education in Nebraska had been anything but satisfactory. Up to that time the efforts of the Church along the line of education had been a succession of failures and the most disastrous defeats. Against the multiplication of weak and sickly institutions of learning, our Discipline for many years has contained a standing protest. In section 2, paragraph 344, may be found the following recommendation: "And it is also recommended that no fewer than four Conferences unite in support of a college or university, and the Conferences are earnestly advised not to multiply schools, especially of the higher grade, beyond the wants of the people or their ability to sustain them." The wise men of our Church, who have given the above sensible advice, knew well that it takes immense sums of money to build up a successful university; and where two or more schools of high grade are attempted to be built up under the patronizing territory.of three or four Conferences, all of them must of necessity be weak and sickly. But, notwithstanding this urgent request from the highest authorities of the Church, weak and sickly institutions of learning have gone on, multiplying and dying, all ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1890. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXIII. METHODIST EDUCATION IN NEBRASKA UNIFIED. Methodist Schools In Nebraska During The Past-- The Nebraska Wesleyan Univers...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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