The Christian Century, Vol. 35

The Christian Century, Vol. 35 : July 4, 1918 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Christian Century, Vol. 35: July 4, 1918 All this story of outrage was familiar to the people for whose comfort the book was prepared. But what no one knew was the probable duration of these afflictions. To preserve the courage of the saints in so dark a time was the writer's purpose. So in an angelic conversation with which the scene is closed it is made known that two thousand three hundred evening-mornings, or eleven hun dred and fifty days, shall be the measure of time until the sanctuary shall be cleansed, and the sacred offices resumed. As 'three years and a half (dan. Was the usual apocalyptic measure of the time of trouble until the day of deliverance, this is probably a play upon the same idea, or perhaps an intimation that even in less than the twelve hundred and fifty days of the conventional period, the happy end should be reached. The chapter closes with the warning that the vision is not to be disclosed for a long time to come, which would account to the men of the author's day for the recent publication of the document. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 803g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243032323
  • 9780243032327