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A Proposal For The Better Supplying Of Churches In Our

Auhtor: George Berkeley

Language: english
Published: 1725

Genres:

religion
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, August 2006


Rating: (****)
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Proposal For The Better Supplying Of Churches In Our':

... that there is at this day, but little sense of religion, and a most notorious corruption of manners, in the English colonies settled on the continent ...
... it should seem the natural proper method, to provide, in the first place, a constant supply of worthy clergy-men for the English churches in those parts ...
... only become better slaves by being Christian. And though it be allowed that some of the clergy in our colonies have approved themselves men of ...
... by neighbours or relations, men of their own blood and language, than if it were proposed by foreigners, who would not improbably be thought to ...
... be erected in a proper place for these uses, it is to be hoped a fund may be soon raised, by the contribution of well-disposed persons, sufficient for ...
... for a general seminary intended for the forming missionaries, and educating youth in religion and sobriety of manners. The same objections lie against ...
... as sugar, tobacco, or the like, wherewithal to trade to England, are obliged to become carriers for America, as the Dutch are for Europe. The Bermudans ...
... obliged to go a long way to any one place, which we suppose resorted to, from all parts of our plantations but if we were to look out a spot the nearest ...
... and respectful to their pastor (when they have one) and shew much more humanity to their slaves, and charity to one another, than is observed among ...
... and learning might very fitly be placed. The correspondence with other parts of America, the goodness of the air, the plenty and security of the ...
... and in possession of good preferments, and fair prospects at home, who having seriously considered the great benefit that may arise to the church ...
... which, it is to be hoped, will remove the reproach, we have so long lain under, that we fall as far short of our neighbours of the Romish communion ...
... a wrong one. As they are less instructed, they are withal less conceited, and more teachable. And not being violently attached to any false system of ...
... attempt, to plant religion among the Americans, so long as they continue their wild and roving life. He who is obliged to hunt for his daily food, ...
... convenient houses, and to cloath themselves decently: This will assist the spreading of the gospel among them this will dispose them to social vertues, ...
... is rather in proportion to the number and want of the receivers, than to the liberality of the giver. A wise and good man would therefore be frugal ...
... they daily inflict on each other, to contribute in any sort to put a stop to the numberless horrid crimes which they commit without remorse, and instead ...
... aforesaid president and fellows are licensed to hold their preferments in these kingdoms till one year and a half be expired after their arrival in ...
... William Wentworth Bart. in Clarges-street, or in York. The money received by these Gentlemen is to be laid out in purchasing lands or perpetual ...
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