Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 60

Northwestern Christian Advocate Volume 60

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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. 1912-01 edition. Excerpt: ...relations between the races, growing out of the political conditions in the country, make it difficult for our white bishops to mingle with us, as they did in the past, or to do as efficient work even if they had the time and disposition to do so." IV. As to the fourth question, Is the general character of Negro life and worship higher in the Methodist Episcopal Church than in the Negro Churches having no organic relations with a white fellowship and leadership? there is no difierence of opinion. The answers are all aflirmative and strongly so. "There is as marked difference between the moral ideal of the Negro ministry and membership of the Methodist Episcopal Church and that of purely Negro Churches as if they belonged to difierent civilizations." "It is decidedly higher and is so acknowledged by many ministers of the distinctly Negro Churches." Stronger than any words of mine is the fact that other colored Churches will receive and place ministers going out from our Church under charges of the most serious kind." "The general character of Negro'life and worship in our Church is not only claimed by us to be higher than that of the membership of the distinctively Negro organiza tions, but leading ministers of white denominations and bishops of their Churches, quite a number of leading colored ministers and a few bishops of colored Churches have publicly declared again and again this to be true." V. Closely related to this is the concluding question, Would that character of life and worship be afiected by a separation, and in what way? The answers are, as in the question immediately preceding, all one way and with emphasis. Separation would seriously afiect the character of life and more

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  • Paperback | 970 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,696g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911245
  • 9781236911247