Christian Literature and Review of the Churches Volume 11

Christian Literature and Review of the Churches Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: deserves. The Rev. C. C. Brown, of South Carolina, said: --"I beg of you in the name of the God of our fathers, I beg of you in the name of the Negroes we have ignored, I beg of you in the name of common humanity, in the name of a common Saviour, to do something for these faithful, struggling masses who move in silent pathos around our doorways and lift their faces from our plows to read God in the heavens, God in the sunshine, and God in the wind. It is given to us to confer favours and blessings such as no other body can confer. Let us not confine our work to the preachers. Let us go to our Northern brethren who have their schools all over the South and join hands with them in these schools." The Negro Problem. But the most ominous fact was the applause which greeted the speech of the Rev. F. C. McConnell, in which he said: "He proposes for us to go in and help out the Northern schools located all over the South. Does he know that very many of these schools are trying to teach social equality, a thing which cannot be accomplished in at least 10.000 years P " Governor N orthen was in the chair at that time, and promptly suppressed it; but the applause is a ghastly revelation of the distance in thought and feeling between the majority of that, conventi0n and the Apostle Paul, who declares that " in the new nature given to us in Christ Jesus, there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman, but Christ is all and in all." So long as Christian Churches are govemed by such conceptions of man, and of man redeemed by Christ and regenerated by the Spirit of God, the "lynching of Negroes " is not likely to be stopped. Perhaps it is not more

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  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 830g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236867645
  • 9781236867643