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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (July 27, 1883)
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Current Religious News
The ferment in the New England completed it will be the finest movement will be set back twenty-
churches, caused by the “ New steeple in the city.
five years. He is certainly right. ’
Florida is having twenty-six new Theology,” has started a fresh in
babbath shows do not diminish the
Protestant Episcopal churches built. terest in the old, and the Congre
The approaching Luther celebra
throngs in the groggeries, but in
tion in Germany has directed atten-
Montantt has eight prosperous
crease them, even though the show
hnJ,.u tli e r fam ily
it 4» If Sh&yt gAfferyr-----—~
bad auiHW'QUO calkTor ■jfcdKaty
minster ^Shorter Catechism; one learned that the male line became
in the past two years.
extinct in 1742. But from Luther’s
edition having entirely run out.
I he British Company of Revisers
of the Old Testament closed their
Following in the wake of the
seventy-ninth session in the Jerusa
Canadian Methodists, those of New
lem Chamber, Westminster, and
Zealand are agitating for a fusion
the final review to the end
of the various Methodist bodies
Hwtrse of “Representative s, von of Exodus, chap. 26th, on June 8th.
into one. The VVesleyans, Pnmi-
tives, and Free Church leaders, have
A vigorous temperance movement
It is said
the matter under examination.
established at 991 and 993 Fulton that one member of this family is is making progress in Copenhagen.
A vote on the basis of union was street.
a..Jkdin„..lauker. o£ A company has been organized
with a capital of 100,000 crowns,
taken in tlie Methodist Conference
with which to erect a number of
at Yarmouth/Nova Scotia, on the
The Walnut street Baptist coffee and eating houses, where no
26th ult., resulting in favor of the
church, Louisville, Ky., has raised intoxicants will be sold. Good food ’
basis by 34 against 31.
tinues to grow. It has some nearly $48,000 for benevolent pur will be served at moderate prices,
The Evangelical Church of Spain million of dollars a year less than poses, under the pastorate of Rev. and a good supply of newspapers
continues to make progress. The the Free church alone contributes, Dr. T. T. Eaton, which commenced and periodicals will be provided.
latest evidence is the founding of a and more than twu millionsTess two years ago.
Eighteen German universities in
church at Saragossa, with a Sun than the Free and United Pres
byterian churches together—which
1881 had 2,640 theological students
day-school of forty children.
is far from being a creditable fact, Maitha Riggs Morris, about $ 15,000 in a total of 18,015 attending on •
-Th» pancl mfth« "Descent from seeing that” The Establish mciit has been raised toward erecting a alT the departments. The distinc
the Cross,” the property of the claims more members than both Home for girls ofthe Dakota tribe tively Lutheran faculties draw a
Prince of Wales, w hich has been on combined. ■ Still the sum standing of Indian's, at Sisseton Agency, greater number of students than
exhibition in London, is to be placed to its credit is highly respectable— Dakota. The object of the Home hose of the “ United ” Church, the
in Sandringham church.
$1,9000,000—and one which ought is to teach them the principles of former having 1,340 theological
to make it look forward without Christianity, the ordinary branches students in seven institutions, and
The Canadian Bible Christian shiver to the inevitable, plunge, qf study and practical*
* housekeep the latter 1,300 such students in
Conference at its recent meeting in which, sooner or lator, it will be re ing. The stun raised is almost one- eleven universities. Leipzig leads
Exeter, after animated discussion
half the amount needed for the en- with 474, Halle follows with 321,
quired to take.
adopted the basis of Union, by a
Berlin with 284, Tubingen with
At a recent meeting in the inter
vote of 54 to 16, eleven declining
to vote. This is another indication ests of temperance, held in the
Mr. Joseph Cook was offered
in favor of the speedy accomplish Temple at Brooklyn, N. Y, the $300 by Red path’s Lyceum Bureau
Hope College graduates are dis
ment of the movement decidedly Rev. W. C. Stiles, of that city, pre to speak a single Sabbath at High tributed as follows among the pro
popular in all sections of the sented evidence which proves con land Lake, and refused it on the’ fessions : Ministers, 52; teachers,
clusively that the statement made ground that it would lead to and be 14; professors, 4; physicians, 5;
Methodist church in Canada.
by the Exsise Commissioners that countenancing Sabbath desecration lawyers, 5 ; merchants, 3; librarian,
Rev. Mr. Liljtrath, a Baptist, the law against the sale of liquors
1; dentist, 1; telegrapher, 1. The
missionary in Sweden, writes that to minors was universally enforced •
The statements in regard to the
C. Van Oostenbrugge con
“ entire Baptist churches are being in that city is false. Mr. Stiles want of ministers in the United
cluded his interesting “ Chronicles,”
gobbled up by the Mormons in stated that he has positive evidence States have attracted considerable
presented at the recent Commence
Sweden;” which, if true, does not against the keepers of fifteen attention in Great Britain, and led
ment exercises, wich this remark :
speak very well for the Baptists of saloons, having entered, heard the a number of British clergymen to
“ An institution, which, during a
order given by the children, and think of coming over to help us. period of seventeen years sends
The City Missions of the Bible seen the money paid, and the liquor They had better stay where they forth forty-eight per cent of her
House reports for June 40 mission delivered to the child. Other are.
graduates to preach the gospel of
aries employed, b,135 visits made, gentlemen have secured like
Christ, and out of all the students
Rev» Charles Bishop, Methodist,
317 meetings held, with 45,151 at evidence, and intend to force tlie
intrusted to her keeping and train
writes from Tokio, Japan, that the
tendants, 115 temperance pledges commissioners to action. An or
ing, have only two that turn out
secured, 50,100 tracts distributed, ganization was effected, and a awakening in the native churches badly, must be an institution whose
and 315 families aided. The re record will be kept of the number is progressing and “ far exceeds moral standard is high, and whose
anything before known.”
ceipts were $1,817, and the pay of licenses revoked.
religious influence is strong. I do
Grace Church (Episcopal), at
“ Dr. Phillips Brooks, of Boston, not know that a single professed
The will of the late Mrs. Henrietta Broadway and Tenth Street, New is preaching in London, and draw infidel or skeptic has ever graduated
II. Warner, who died in Brooklyn, York, was built forty years ago. It ing crowds to the chinches where from Hope College. God grant that
recently, makes the following was surmounted by a wooden he officiates.”- So say , English there never shall.”
charitable bequests: Brooklyn Or steeple, which was removed last papers.
Put a man into a factory as igno
phan Asylum, $5,000; Grand year. This steeple will be replaced
The venerable Earl of Shaftes rant how to prepare fabric as some
Avenue Mission, $5,000; Women’s by one of white marble, one hun
Union Missionary Society, $5,000 ; dred and fifteen feet in height, with bury declares that if places of public teachers are to watch the growing
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of an illuminated cross at the top. j amusement are opened in England of juvenile minds, and what havoc
Work will begin at once, and when ! on the Sabbath, the temperance would be made of raw material.
Wallingford, Conn., $1,000.