The Literary Digest Volume 7

The Literary Digest Volume 7

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...They are as intelligent, moral, sober, industrious, and honest as any good Christian; it is useless to spend Christian money on people you cannot improve and cannot benefit. Tell those generous ladies and gentlemen to look after the numerous heathens in our large cities, the small and the big loafers in your streets, the anarchists, communists, lewd women, gamblers, drunkards, abortionists, and such others, the unredeemed masses in the very heart of redeemed and saved Christendom, and be blessed. Query: How would all the world look, according to this pattern, if all believed the Christian story?" The Free-Thinker. This is the way The Presbyterian, Philadelphia, describes the man who claims entire freedom in regard to religion: ' The Free-Thinker is a mere negationist. His liberality consists in denying the religion of his fellow men. He regards all as superstitious but himself. They are tied down 10 creeds: he can think as he pleases; and that goes no further than to repudiate Christianity and to take up Agnosticism or infidelity, all of which are the religion of negation in some form or other. In all this there is nothing to be proud of. It requires no special genius, no great talent, no unusual discernment, no remarkable power to merely deny this and that.... Those who prate most about their independence of priestcraft and creeds are the veriest slaves--slaves to their own opinions. They are also the most illiberal of men, for they recognize none free to think and act religiously but themselves. COLORADO'S APPEAL. On July 12, the "silver convention" meeting in Denver, Colorado, issued an address" to the People of the United States." About onehalf the address consisted in an account of the way in which the decline...show more

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  • Paperback | 1098 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 55mm | 1,914g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576691
  • 9781236576699