The Pioneer; Or, Leaves From An Editor's Portfolio

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byHenry Clapp

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... JESUS CHRIST. The opponents of the reform movements of the present day, frequently quote Jesus Christ as being opposed to all violent agitations. They deny that he was an agitator, and commend to us his meek and gentle spirit. In this way they defend the quietness of religious professors and preachers in view of our dreadful national sins. The common people are everywhere made to believe Jesus Christ was opposed to these great moral excitements, and, therefore, that such men as Garrison, and Rogers, and Phillips, and Douglass, and Remond, in exposing with an unsparing hand the corruptions of church and state, are going in direct opposition to the example of the Saviour. It is strange enough, when we consider the facts in the case, that this view should have obtained so widely. My attention was called to it, just now, by the following extract from a lecture recently delivered in New York, by Major Noah, on the " Restoration of the Jews " : -- "The Jews were amazed, perplexed and bewildered at all they saw and heard. They knew Jesus from his birth: he was their neighbor, they knew his father Joseph, and Mary his mother, his brothers, James and Judas; he was in constant intercourse with his brethren in their domestic relations, and surrounded by their household gods; they remembered him a boy, disputing, as was the custom, most learnedly with the doctors in the temple : as a man, pursuing, to the age of thirty, the modest and laborious calling of his profession; and yet he proclaimed himself the Son of God, and performed most wonderful miracles, was surrounded by a number of disciples, poor, but extraordinarily gifted men, who sustained his doctrines, and had an abiding faith in his mission; he gathered strength and followers as he progressed; he denounced...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... JESUS CHRIST. The opponents of the reform movements of the present day, frequently quote Jesus Christ as being opposed to al...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217103790

ISBN - 13:9780217103794

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