The Humanitarian Review Volume 10

The Humanitarian Review Volume 10

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... do we meet with any Christian opposition, by way of lectures, sermons, or written discussions, to the views and arguments of Rationalists. It is almost impossible to induce any educated Christian man, preacher or layman, to engage in public debate with a Rationalist speaker or writer, since the days of the Ingersoll discussions with Judge Black, Mr. Gladstone and others. A general in the field of war who underestimates the strength of his foe generally goes down in defeat on the field of battle. Nothing is so dangerous to any cause as indifference of those who embrace it based upon a fallacious opinion that their opponents are weak or deserting their own cause, or that "evolution" will bring all things around all right without any effort of men--forgetting that the labor of mankind is a very large and very important element and means of human evolution. Again I warn Rationalists to beware of this fatal fallacy. The Roman Catholic Army. You easy people who do not believe that the Roman Catholic church in America is training a large army for actual warfare should read the following extract from the Ohio State Journals account of the Catholic Federation Convention, held in Columbus, O., in August. There was a parade of 8000 (estimated) members of the various Catholic orders that constitute the "Federation," and in describing the parade that newspaper said: "Great brilliancy was added to the parade by the military uniforms of the various Catholic orders, and by plumed helmets, swords and rifles. Frequently maneuvers were executed in East Broad street when companies would reach the reviewing stands of the governor and the prelates." A newspaper correspondent commenting upon this paragraph, says: "In this connection, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658709X
  • 9781236587091