The Gospel Advocate Volume 2

The Gospel Advocate Volume 2

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...extension of her principles, as intimately connected with the advancement of primitive truth and order, with the well being of the social state, and with the salvation of men. And the trustees cherish the confident hope, that under the influence of these considerations, your contributions will be proportioned to the superiour magnitude of the objects of the institution, and will afford the means of an adequate remuneration to the professors, and of pecuniary aid to pious but necessitous students. Your prompt and vigorous assistance M the more earnestly solicited, .because the generous bequest which has so materially influenced the authorities of the church, in the establishment and location of the general seminary in New York, though munificent as an individual benefaction, is not likely to equal in amount the expectations that have been indulged, and with all the other resources in the possession of the trustees, will fall short of the present exigences of the institution. While they venerate the memory of the departed benefactor of the church, and gratefully appropriate the proceeds of his bounty to its destined uses, the trustees indulge the hope that his generous beneficence will operate as a stimulus to new and spirited exertions. They will not for a moment suppose that this act of pious liberality will be considered by any of the friends of the church, as rendering unnecessary their vigorous efforts in behalf of an institution, the respectability, usefulness, and permanency of which depend on the general and liberal support which it shall receive. The present constitution of the seminary ia calculated to give every diocese a just influence in its affairs, and to secure a correct management of them. This constitu tion was adopted by the late..
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549392
  • 9781236549396