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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... in If the reader's assent has at all been gained by the reasons which we have An ap-noted for accepting the world's preclation ...
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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... in If the reader's assent has at all been gained by the reasons which we have An ap-noted for accepting the world's preclation crisis as a challenge and not of force as an occasion for despair the natural progress of our thought leads us to consider the practical directions which that challenge takes. To us in America the War is now no longer a mere theory to be discussed; it is upon us as a call to action, a stupendous fact whose range and depth of influence no man can measure. Whether or not we should ourselves have voted for America's participation in the struggle, the War is ours now, and its challenge to our Christianity is unescapable. To what does it summon us? As Christians we are summoned, for one thing, amid all the obsessing influences of war, to keep a clear insight into the limitations of force as an agency in human life. This does not mean that force can be dispensed with. Indeed, since the whole temper of our thought is so anti-militaristic, we may well take special pains to do justice to force, to grant it all the value that its usefulness deserves. Those who put force on one side and love upon the other, as though there were between them an unavoidable antipathy, are creating one of those false dilemmas which are a common stumblingblock to useful thinking. Force and love are not necessarily antithetical. Doubtless it is the absolute ideal that children should be reared by moral suasion only, without compulsion. But because most of us were not absolutely ideal children, we are thankful that we were not reared on an absolutely ideal schedule. We are glad that some things not otherwise obtainable in us were helped by the judicious application of force in the hands of love. Love in its high reaches is not a soft and cooing thing--it...
Good. No Jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6¾-7¾" tall. Book is hard cover with no DJ. Paper boards browned, especially on spine, edges scuffed and chipped, substantially on top spine edge. Former owner's name stamp on front endpage.
VG- in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Boards are grey. 99 pages. Light wear to the corners. Corners are square. Light wear and scuffing top and bottom of spine. Spine is tight and there are no loose pages. Fep and back end paper have discolored from the dj flap. There are no other marks or writing in the book. Dj has piece missing bottom of the spine. Wear, tears and chips on the edges and the flaps.
Very good. Association Press, New York, NY, 1918. 1st Edition, VG, Hard Cover, Size=5"x7.5", 99pgs. 1/8" cover chip head of spine, bottom fore-edge corners slightly bumped, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text bright & in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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