Southern Presbyterian Review Volume 8, No. 2

Southern Presbyterian Review Volume 8, No. 2

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...for the whole cost of management; that the Bublication House, ----doing a business of 80,000, (XCllldlIlgdCOlpOl'teurs' salaries and expense w ich is altoget er a istinct matter, and paid out of aldistinct fund, ) is managed at an-expense of $10,000 annually, for salaries alone. It is needless to multiply citations, ---the purpgse is igot, then that the labourers there are too wel pai, ---suc is not the case, ---but that the system under which we are operating is a costly one, while it is not promising such expansion of the work as will diminish the gelathivelgogt. he desire of others again that the Boar s s ou e located at several centres inithe church, and thus avoid the manifest evils, both to the workof the church at large, and to the Pastoral wor_k in Philadelphia, _ from crowding thus, so much of the work, and the official influence of the Boards, into a single city, --has already lS)66Ii11 referrpd to, said nheeds nolptpl tple enlatiiged upolp. uc area ew0' etingsw ic egen emenw o were challenged "to point out what was wrong," would probably, have cited as cases in point, if they had deemed the occasion proper. As wise men, they cared not, perhaps to point out evils so long as they saw no disposition, to look at them arid reform them, among those whose position and relations to these matters best qualified them to reform them, with least injury to the church, and to the Boards themselves. Let it not be supposed, however, that those who see these evils, see nothing but evil in the present state of things. On the contrary, they see many a cheering and encouraging indication o progress in the right direction. The renunciation of the agency system is a great step. The resolutions on systematic benevolence, if once...show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236812271
  • 9781236812278