The Life of Alexander Duff, D.D., LL. D

The Life of Alexander Duff, D.D., LL. D : Two Volumes in One (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Life of Alexander Duff, D.D., LL. D: Two Volumes in One Duff himself, when, in the fulness Of his fame, he solemnly congratulated a young friend on a firstborn son, that in nothing is the Sovereignty of God so clearly seen as in the birth of a child; the fact, the sex, the circumstances, the bent. To be at all, is much; to be this rather than that is, to the individual, more but to be the subject and the channel of a divine force such as has made the men who have reformed the world, in the days from the apostles to the greatest modern missionaries, is so very much more, that we may well look in every case for the signs which lie about their infancy: In this case these signs are near the sur face. It was through the prince of the Evangelicals of the Church of England that, unconsciously to both, grace flowed, at one remove, to the distant Highland boy of the Presbyterian kirk, who became the prince of Evangelical missionaries. And the grace was the same in both for it was marked by the catholicity of true Evangelicalism, which is not always found in the sectarian divisions and strifes of the Reformed Churches. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 1048 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 52mm | 1,370g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 19 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243038860
  • 9780243038862