New York Chronicle; A Monthly Report and Permanent Repository of Religious Intelligence and Useful Knowledge Volume 1

New York Chronicle; A Monthly Report and Permanent Repository of Religious Intelligence and Useful Knowledge Volume 1

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...into fourteen provinces, possessing 150 convents, and some 2,000 friars. Items. Longevity Of Clergymen.--We have somewhere noticed an article on clerical statistics, which shows that the life of Baptist ministers in the United States reaches the general average of 57 1-2 years. The greatest amount of early deaths has been in Alabama, where one half have died under forty. The greatest advantage in this respect has been enjoyed by Tennessee. In New York and Massachusetts, nearly one-third have died under forty. Three In One.--The contemplated union of the Foreign Evangelical American Protestant Societiesand the Christian Alliance, has been formally effeeted. A constitution for the new Society has been drafted, which will be presented for adoption at a joint meeting of the Societies, next May. The constitutien proposes as the name of the new association, u The American and Foreign Christian Union." Bequest.--Mr. Rufus Powers, who died at Enfield, Mass., last Autumn, bequeathed the bulk of his property to theAmerican Bible Society. The settlement! of the estate shows that the Society will receive nearly $6,000. Congressional Prayer Meeting, --It is generally known, says the Richmond Watchman and Obsenv.es, that during the sessions of Congress, at weekly prayer meeting, had been kept up lbs a number of years and conducted by the members, and though the regular attendance hasbeen usually small, embracing only a portion of the professors of religion in that body, its effect is acknowledged to have been salutary in keeping alive the spirit of piety in circumstances peculiarly unfavorable to its growth--and where, alas I too many seem to forget their allegiance to the King of kings, and make shipwreck of their faith. This little Sand of Christian...show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236579488
  • 9781236579485