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The Christian World Volume 34 (Paperback) Loot Price: R473
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The Christian World Volume 34 (Paperback): American & Foreign Union, American And Foreign Union
The Christian World Volume 34 (Paperback): American & Foreign Union, American And Foreign Union

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American & Foreign Union, American And Foreign Union

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ...one of the mo, t binding duties of the State in all civilized countries. "In order to remedy this lamentable neglect and to comply at last with the prescription of the royal order named, and in order to avoid frequent and serious conflicts between the ecclesiastical and civil authorities; in conformity at the same time with the spirit and letter of the eleventh article of the Constitution, His Majesty, the King, whom God preserve, has thought it well to order all the town councils whose population exceeds six hundred householders, and to those who without attaining to this number, are the seat of a court: That in conformity with the spirit and disposition of the law of the 29th of April, 1855, the existing cemeteries be enlarged, enclosing land in the neighborhood which may be considered necessary, with a wall like that of the present cemetery, with an entrance independent of the former cemetery. The town councils and dissenting religious bodies, which, having the means, desire to construct special cemeteries, are at liberty to do so, subject to the present laws concerning health and drainjge, alter having applied for the official permission." This is the substance of the law. It is true, that this circular does not solve the important question of the civil cemeteries, but it prepares the way to do so. It is to be hoped, at least, that for the present the painful and often repugnant conflicts as to the bodies of those who do not die within the pale of the official church, will cease; that is to say, in case--as a journal well remarks--that the officials carry out the royal order and do not act on the ancient saw: "We obey but we do not carry out." We believe that there is reason for the doubt, but, on the other hand, this royal order is c...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: American & Foreign Union • American And Foreign Union
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 168
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-76879-4
Barcode: 9781130768794
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-76879-1

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