The Lamps of the Temple

The Lamps of the Temple : Crayon Sketches of the Men of the Modern Pulpit (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Lamps of the Temple: Crayon Sketches of the Men of the Modern Pulpit The Modern Pulpit, it must be admitted, has been surrounded and assailed by a storm of whims and diflfl culties, such as have not beset the rostrum in any pre vious age. On the one hand it has had to address a more intelligent, watchful, sceptical, critical audience, than the Ancient Pulpit; nor can there be any doubt that the audience to which it has had to address itself, while more intelligent, has been much larger_than in any former age. On the other hand, it has had to speak to and in a perfect sea of excitement. Never before was the human mind so antagonistic and in many parts of our country the minds most active and strenuous in their prosecution of the aims of commerce have been also constant in their attendance upon pulpit ministra tions. 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 | 610 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 803g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243204612
  • 9780243204618