On Church and College Establishments

On Church and College Establishments

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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. 1838* edition. Excerpt: ...for the courses of philosophy in future generations. It is thus, that we may best realize the twofold advantage of retaining in our colleges all that is most precious in the wisdom and learning of the times that are past, and yet of keeping pace with the most recent discoveries, nay of accelerating their progress. i Norn H, page 110. We trust that, in the department of medicine at least, the London university may have virtually the benefit of a statute of apprenticeship. The statute that none shall obtain license to act as a practitioner who has not attended a course of lectures on certain branches of medical learning, goes a great way to secure this benefit for the courses that are best fitted to accomplish the candidates for reputation and employment in this honourable profession. We are further hopeful, that even without any statute, this latter motive will operate powerfully in gaining u numerous attendance from the students of law. We have less fear, therefore, of a copious supply of students, on the event of good appointments, for the appropriate classes of two of the learned professions. But while it was well, we think, to refrain from the institution of a theological professorship in the university itself, we feel strongly impressed with the benefits that might result from a certain arrangement which we shall now explain, both to the character of this great metropolitan seminary, and to the interests of theological education. The friends of the dissenting academies in England will not deny the struggles and the severe eflbrts which it costs to uphold these establishments. Would it not greatly abridge the expense of them, if relieved altogether from the charge of their student's literary education, they could appropriate their...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123680239X
  • 9781236802392