Why Christianity did not prevent the war by Isaac J. Lansing

Why Christianity did not prevent the war

byIsaac J. Lansing

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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.1918 Excerpt: ... The Perils Of A Premature Peace IN our civic allegiance at this time, and in every time and place, we are before everything else Americans and patriots, and the bond of our Americanism and patriotism is being strengthened by our common perils, of which we are beginning to be aware. During the easy-going years of the near past, theorists have arisen, affirming that it is unmanly and unwise to be afraid, and we have been told how useless are the occasions, how hurtful are the consequences of fear. But he who does not know enough to fear when there is real danger, to be defensively aware of it, to take heed and guard against it, is not wise for this life or for the next; So at this time when I try to awaken in your minds a sense of the perilous conditions which menace us and of the disasters that may follow our failure to take warning, it is not to weaken us through fear but to strengthen us through prudence; for while we might recklessly pass on where danger is impending, it is the part of 839599 prudent and courageous souls to keep watch and guard. On this occasion, I seek to convince you generally, of "The Perils of a Premature Peace," in the midst of a colossal war; specifically, of the numerous perils which are concentrated in that one greatest peril of the times. We are challenged and threatened by the German purpose to subjugate and dominate the world. The Central powers, under Prussian and German leadership, long ago openly resolved to conquer, to enslave, and to despoil the world; to bring it by conquest under their absolute control, to reduce under their will all men, nations and races; and to seize of what we have, whatever they choose, without our consent. So saying (and without fear of contradiction, for I am quoting their statements openly made),...

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Title:Why Christianity did not prevent the warFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217148077

ISBN - 13:9780217148078

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