Report of the Committee of the Christian Evidence Society

Report of the Committee of the Christian Evidence Society

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: Rev. Professor Redford, M.A., LL.B., the Chairman, after which he moved a resolution expressing regret at the death of Mr. Celestine Edwards, which was carried unanimously. The Organising Secretary then explained the origin and constitution of the Conference, and (on behalf of the Committee) moved a resolution approving of the intention of the Committee to hold similar half-yearly Conferences for the purposes named in last year's report (p. 5). This was carried unanimously. A resolution was also carried, by fourteen to twelve, afiirming that it is desirable that the Council should meet twice a year, and that any member elected by each recognised Branch should be also-a member of the Council. The several conditions on which Branches would be recognised as such, were then separately moved by theiOrganising Secretary. They appear in last year's Report (p. 5). Each of them was agreed to, except one (6), from which the second clause was removed. It was also agreed that the next Conference be held in London in March. However, 'on account of the slow progress made by a majority of the Branches in fulfilling the conditions, the Committee felt compelled in February to postpone summoning the Conference till the Branches are more numerous, fully organised, and prepared to send Delegates thereto. With regard to another channel of the Society's operations, _the last Annual Report referred to a very special effort to provide for a large number of lectures in the Provinces. The Secretary, knowing the urgent need for development in this department, offered 100 on condition that 900 were contributed by others in sums of not less than 5. The response has been somewhat disappointing, though perhaps not more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837576
  • 9781236837578