Unity Volume 2

Unity Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...who does not do exactly as they do. They regard the use of the word Sunday as a heathenish piece of business. Here is 19th century religious progress for us! At Berrien Springs, Mich., the Liberals have organized a unique religious society called ' The Brotherhood of Humanity." Its Object is, "to promote Unity, Charity, Friendship, Kindness, Honesty, Truth and Justice." Its Principles: "Believing what is known, to no creed confined, --Our Brethren are the true of all human kind. Love truth, do good, be just and kind to all, Exalt the right, though every Ism fall." Its Golden Rules of Life: "Keep an even mind. As ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them. Let every thought, word, and act promote the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Contented with the past; thankful for the present; hopeful for the future. Love for Father God and Brother Man. Adoring the good the Beautiful and the True." Its Pledge: "We, the undersigned, do solemnly pledge ourselves to follow the Rules of this Brotherhood, according to the best light we have," etc. Persons joining have certificates of Membership presented to them. The Chicago "Alliance," Prof. Swing's old paper, (lately risen up out of its moribund state, ) has been making things lively for the City Churches. Sept. 15 it sent round reporters to a number of the leading churches, and in the following issue appeared a table of the churches with "seating capacity" and "attendance." Except the Catholic Cathedral with an attendance of 1820 against 2000 seats, Mr. Swing's Theatre Service with 1650 against 1800, and Dr. Thomas's with 710 and 1100 (evening) against 1250, it was a poor showing; many of the churches, including ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123653445X
  • 9781236534453