The Presbyterian Historical Almanac

The Presbyterian Historical Almanac

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Church, for the increasing interest which is felt in this cause throughout our Church, for the continued prosperity of our Theological Seminaries, and especially for the success which has attended the eiforts to enlarge the endowments of Auburn and Lane Scminaries. At the same time we are called upon for more earnest prayer to the Lord of the harvest, in view of the fact, that the whole number of students in these Institutions, and so far as we can learn, the whole number of Candidates for the Mfinilstry in Elely stage of their education, is scarcely at all in advance of t at o t e rece inc year. The laboiis of then Permanent Committee, through their Secretary, have done much to deepen the interest on this subject in the churches, Presbyteries, and Synods, and especially among the young men in the various institutions which he has visited. Your Committee are persuaded, that if the condition of this whole cause at this time could be compared with what it was 0111' Year?' R20 when these labors commenced, the Assembly and the churches would feel, that the money necessary to sustain them could not have been better expended, and that these labors must on no account be discontinued. Their Report has already informed you of the embarrassment under which the-V have, labmed, 0n account of the fact that the interest in the cause " 11118 gathered itself around local centres," instead of around one common centre, sol thafi Wtllilli they have done cannot be embodied and made manifest to the c urc a arge. The D105'? serious question which presses upon the minds of your Committee Resolved, 1. That the Permanent Committee continue their work as heretofore; and that they be instructed, at an early day, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838602
  • 9781236838605