Religious and Moral Culture, by the Oldest School Inspector [Signed J.B.]

Religious and Moral Culture, by the Oldest School Inspector [Signed J.B.]

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...planted by any nation: or again, take the most prosperous, wealthy, and happy nations now, and examine their state before they had the Bible, and used it. All and every case proves the same. The more completely they dedicate one day in seven to God, and the more liberally they minister of their worldly substance, to Religious and benevolent purposes, and, singular to say, the richer they really grow, as a nation. And is it not so with men? 297. We have very often discussed these marvellous facts, with those who oppose the free circulation of the Bible; who all were compelled to acknowledge them, or totally failed to disprove them. One of these instances will be found in "politics made Easy," Sees. 97-106; 172 AN EXAMPLE OF INFIDELITY. which took place ten years ago in Blackburn, with Geo. Jacob Holyoake, the high priest of infidelity. Few men profess to have made greater sacrifices than he has made, to prevent people from going to heaven, or even thinking of trying to go. He was educated in the Sabbath school, of our dear departed friend, the Rev. John Angell James; and ever since we first met with him in the city of Worcester, during our examination of their schools, places of worship, jails, and workhouses in 1839, we have availed ourselves of every fair opportunity through him, of examining the state of infidel minds. The discussion just named, is a fair sample of the way in which he and others, try to exclude truth from their own minds, and the minds of their dupes, as to the secular blessings thus conferred on mankind, by the Bible. 298. Many of these parties have said, Holyoake among the rest, "How is it possible such a book as the Bible can, in any way, tend to make people '"Well off, ' in this world? We always...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236975421
  • 9781236975423