The Christian Work Volume 98

The Christian Work Volume 98

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...alike. So with the minister. He may take his calling at least as seriously as if he were an artist. He may consider that the best way he can help is to set forth the idea of man and the idea of God which must underlie all social advance whatsoever. A student interested in social advance once heard a minister preach on the stewardship of wealth. The sermon attempted to expound the principles of Jesus as to the use of material possessions. At the conclusion of the sermon the student of social questions remarked: "I am glad he did not mention the Trusts." A less discerning critic might have pronounced such an omission a fatal flaw in the sermon, but the trained student saw a statement of the everlasting Christian principle so irresistible that any man could make an application for himself. Moreover there is reason to fear that some men who have stated most clearly the social principles of the Gospels have been compelled to suffer question as to their integrity because they have not felt it necessary to carry the principles into implications which might better be left to the social or legislative expert. (To be continued.) Echoes from the intercollegiate Prohibition Convention By George P. Moorehouse One of the most unique national conventions ever held in America finished not long ago a four days' session in the city of Topeka, Kansas, and the one thousand delegates from all over the country returned to their homes pledging themselves to greater zeal in the cause of national prohibition of the liquor trafiic. It was the national convention of the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association and was composed of delegates from about 250 universities and colleges in the United States. It proved to be the largest civic college and...show more

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  • Paperback | 750 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,315g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766008
  • 9781236766007