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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... priesthood, who walks forth a messenger of the Most High. It was subsequently admitted by some of the Trustees, in private, that ...Read MoreThis 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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... priesthood, who walks forth a messenger of the Most High. It was subsequently admitted by some of the Trustees, in private, that they so acted, from dread of popular prejudice, and from fear the southern patronage of the Seminary might be withdrawn, were the candidate admitted. Had their anticipations been well founded, they should not have altered one whit their course of duty. "No, to fear the consequences of obedience, is to be worldly wise, and go by reason when we are bid to go by faith. Let us dare to do His commandments, leaving to Him to bring us through who imposed them. Let us risk dangers, which cannot, in truth, be realized, however they threaten, since he has bid us risk them, and will protect us in them." By their own showing, they did evil that good might come, acting upon that same principle of expediency in which the African slave trade took its rise, when Las Casas, trusting to human policy rather than to God's command, commenced a system, which, after the lapse of centuries, yearly consigns to wretchedness and death hundreds of thousands of the sons of Africa. An excuse so base and wicked, however, has not been generally avowed, and as a Churchman, we demand from those who have established Caste in the Church, the reasons of the innovation. Though they have shown little disposition to resemble the old Roman, who was so conscious of his own integrity as to wish for windows in his breast, that the whole world might see what was passing there, we must ask them to open the shutters, and let us know the grounds of the doctrine they have propounded for our adoption. "The public have a right," says an English writer, "and ought to be satisfied with regard to the conduct, ability and integrity of their judges. It is from these sources...Read Less
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Hardcover reprint of the original 1843 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Caste And Slavery In The American Church. Jay, John. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Caste And Slavery In The American Church. Jay, John. New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843. Subject: Slavery And The Church Episcopal Church.
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