The Complete Works Of Brann, The Iconoclast  (volume 9) by William Cowper Brann

The Complete Works Of Brann, The Iconoclast (volume 9)

byWilliam Cowper Brann

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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.1919 Excerpt: ... THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. THE GALLED JADE WINCES. It appears that my little sermon, entitled " King Charles the Martyr," has stirred up the Anglicans, and that, like Jonah, they feel that they do well to be angry. I hadn't the remotest intention of offending these good people by relating the history of their church organization. As I did not make said history, but only summarized it as I found it set forth in their own chroniques, I fail to see wherein I have given cause for offense. I freely conceded that the Anglicans, or as we call it in this country, the Protestant Episcopal Church, contains many excellent people--those who have risen superior to a spiritual environment which has ever been the handmaid of kingcraft and the enemy of human liberty. Intelligent Episcopalians understood this, and were no more offended than though I had stated any other historical fact; but in every institution, sectarian or secular, there are ignorami impatient of legitimate criticism, and who mistake calumny for religious zeal and insolence for logic. From this class I have received many letters, and I select from the lot one for the edification or amusement of my readers. I have expunged some matter not germane to the subject, and much unfit for publication because of its bestial obscenity; but it is still sufficiently rank to demonstrate the truth of that evangelist's thesis who declared there is no necessary relation between morality and religion. The writer, by himself considered, is unworthy an introduction to an in 1 telligent audience, being a cross between King Cambyses and Caliban, but as all his arguments and much of his misinformation are stolen bodily from a series of lectures delivered last March in New Orleans by Bishop Thompson, I am afforded an opportunity to ...

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Title:The Complete Works Of Brann, The Iconoclast (volume 9)Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217381103

ISBN - 13:9780217381109

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