The Theological and Literary Journal Volume 7

The Theological and Literary Journal Volume 7

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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: ... special brilliance, present a great array, and on themes of interest, that are marked by learning and ability. Those on the Eustern war furnish much useful information respecting the political, social, and religious condition of the nations occupying the territory around the Black Sea, and immediately embroiled in the conflict; and indicate the feeling that the Western states cannot safely close the contest with Eussia, until she is deprived of the power of encroaching on the Turkish empire; and that ere that result is reached, a long and violent struggle will probably prove necessary. The articles on the condition of the laboring classes in Great Britain, emigration, and the state of the colonies in South Africa and Australia, are highly instructive. The London Quarterly, under the head of Christianity in Melanesia and New Zealand, presents a very interesting view of the missions in those regions. The literary articles are of but slight value. The attempt, in the North British--following in the steps of the Westminster and Blackwood--to attract attention to Arnold's poems, and convert him, by advice, into a writer of taste, indicates that poetry has fallen to a very low condition in Great Britain. 10. The Old And The New; or the Changes of Thirty Years in the East, with some allusions to Oriental Customs as elucidating Scripture. By William Goodell, Missionary in Constantinople, with an Introduction by W. Adams, D.D. New York: M, W. Dodd, 1853. This volume presents a vivid picture of the manners and religion of the people of the East, the difficulties with which the missionaries have had to contend, and the successes with which their labors have been crowned. The delineation it presents of the extinction in the minds both of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236668553
  • 9781236668554