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The History of the British and Foreign Bible Society Volume 1; From Its Institution in 1804, to the Close of Its Jubilee in 1854 - Compiled at the Request of the Jubilee Committee (Paperback) Loot Price: R608
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The History of the British and Foreign Bible Society Volume 1; From Its Institution in 1804, to the Close of Its Jubilee in 1854 - Compiled at the Request of the Jubilee Committee (Paperback)

George Browne

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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. 1859 Excerpt: ...of the Society have done their best to administer faithfully, in accordance with this grand principle. Hence the resistance to every attempt to alter the Consti-Resistance tution of the Society; the most considerable of which was that?TM i narrowing made about the year 1830, by those parties who afterwards the Coninstituted and organized the Trinitarian Bible Society. This, theSociety. as will be recollected, consisted in an effort, prolonged and strenuous, to establish a doctrinal test, with a view to the exclusion of certain specified parties, and as an essential preliminary to the introduction of a united devotional exercise. This attempt was resisted on the ground of its striking at the Society's catholicity. Hence, also, a similar resistance to every attempt to evade (so to express it) the constitution of the Society; as when the proposal was made and urged, at the period of the Apocryphal controversy, that the Society should entirely withdraw 1854. HOME, from all its continental alliances, and should carry on no part Ch XVIII. 0I" i foreign work except through the medium of evangelical Protestantism; and as when, at different times, and in different places at home, plans of sectional action have been suggested, which, leaving untouched the Parent Society itself, should yet, beyond its immediate limits, allow Churchmen to act without Dissenters, and Dissenters without Churchmen, by the formation of separate Associations, and the institution of separate funds. Now all such proposals and plans have been discountenanced, on the ground of their being a virtual departure from the Society's catholicity. Individual and congregational aid has indeed been gratefully received from any quarter, but no associated effort has been acknowledged and...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: George Browne
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 214
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-99004-5
Barcode: 9781150990045
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-99004-X

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