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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 5, 1883)
phio -hair- splitting-}--but
plain and faithful presentation of
the Christ. Many have this yet to
learn. When, the great host of
preachers learn this one vital fact,
a greater power will be exercised
by them. It might be suggested
by the way that one can preach
Christ, and leave untouched a large
portion of the distinguishing doc
trines of sectdom.
tha^ the ancient Church became
corrupt, darkened and idolatrous,
“ not so much through lack of faith,
as through excess of faith—faith
without knowledge, faith without
reason.” This is a very strange
use of language. It is something
new to learn that there can be ex
cess of faith. If such be the fact
then the pulpit needs to caution
D. T. STANLEY, A. M., P resident ,
Professor Mental and Moral Sciences, English and Biblical Literature,
W. E. YATES, A. M,
Professor Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
mistake; and instead of praying
The conversion of a Corean noble like the Apostles, “Lord, increase
M rs . M. B. STANLEY,
Principal Primary Department.
man to Christianity by reading the our faith,” we must devoutly ask
Scriptures inJapan, and, Jhreugh
__ Miss RETTA RASH,
Teacher of Instrumental Music.
[ him, the conversion of other surd. Real, Scriptural faith can
rCoreans residing in Japan foTttl« j n6V6r M
Because It 18 —
— Miss e . M c F add en ,
I present, is an answer to prayer. based on evidence, inwrought by
Teacher of Painting and Drawing.
l.-Lifmnp-aa .Christianshave been
W. E. YATES, A. M,
Secretary of the Faculty.
praying for years for Corea, at times comes superstition without ceasing
I w ith in tense and teafTuT earnestnesiT to be faith. The Chsistian grâce, SuôîrAsstsfâïïts as “âre necdtW "wW”t^engwged asthry session ad vannes.
and nave repeatedly talked of send- so lauded and emphasized in the
| ing one of their number to that
Monmouth, the seat of Christian College, is a village of about 400 inhabitants, noted for
their morality and devotion to the cause of education. The Oregonian Railway passes through
country as a missionary. There
of the town, giving daily connection with Portland, and affording the means tor easy
reason, for it is throughout intelli the middle
and rapid freights. In addition to a passenger depot in the middle of town, the. O. & C.^
seemed little probability that their gent. And the stronger it is, the travel
R. R. passes through Independence, two miles away, and the steamers plying the Willamette
there also ; making Monmouth one of the most easy towns of access in the State. Parents
prayers would be answered. But happier and more useful is its land
who desire to place their children under good educational advantages, where they shall be free
God is opening the way for His possessor. The difference between from the intemperance and immoralityT>revalent in the larger towns, will find in Monmouth
just what they desire in these respects. It is a school town, built up for tbis purpose, and all
truth in a manner that must be faith and superstition is one of other interests center in this one. Hence its superiority for educational purposes.
very encouraging to the Christians quality and not’ of quantity. In
- fact, tjw more faith one has? the .: .
the-suoxwful working of any institution of......
of J a pair."- He lias brought’ to thein less supe?àtition cloesKe cherish, learning. The Board of Trustewhave aoug&tlo to puFrfi
the various chairs nf ('hnstiHTr-f'rrttego'-—
departments, and who are just
in a most unexpected way a noble . and vice versa.—Christian Intelli in the maturity of life. At the hands of those men they expect to
see Christian College among
man, high in the favor of his sover- gencer. f
. the most honored institutions of the land.
B uilding .—Only one wing of the new brick College building has been completed, and this
eigh for services recently rendered,
is being remodtiled and greatly improved this year. It contains three working storied of l*rge,
The truest test of refinement is a airy and well lighted rooms, used lor study and recitation. The old College building adjoining
for protecting and preserving the uniform regard for the welfare and has been thoroughly Dverhauled and converted into a pleasant and commodious chapel.
Apparatus sufficient for ordinary purposes of illustration, is now provided, and additions will
life of the queen during a recent in interests and feelings of others. be made
from-time to time. The Library contains a few volumes ot interest, and new volumes
surrection, and has led this distin- There is a refinement whith is by of valuo will bo added as fast as tho means at our command will allow.
guishedjman to the study of II is I nature, and. again, there is a refine
orCIiristian"College to winch we especially invite attention, as distinctive of mr
Word, has enlightened and convert ment which ts by education; but work TlioTeaiuros
in each case the sure indications of
C hristian M orality .—The Bible is read every day and lectures calculated to impress its
ed him by His Spirit, and has moved refinement are the same. You can morality
are given, and with the Bible as a basis, the effort io impress the highest Christian
him to at once prepare a translation recognize the difieeence between morality as the guiding principle in the lives of our students. Dogmatism and Sectarianism are
carefully avoided. We ignore all religious or political divisions, and encourage great freedom of
of the New Testament for educated those who lack refinement, by their thought, and aim to stand on that high plane where Protestant or Catholic, Democrat or Re
can meot on one common level.
Coreans. This man on his return bearing in a crowd. Indeed this publican,
P ractical E ducation .—The great demand of the times is for men of action. An institution
learning to meet the needs of the people, should not only impart instruction, but along with
may be persecuted, may even be difference is easier perceived in a of
the knowledge gained, give students the power to use it to advantage for themselves and others.
street car, or in a market, or on a
The idea of Christian College is, that the finest mental culture and the greatest benefit may
put to death, but the introduction thronged highway of. travel, than be obtained
by the study of those things that will fit young men and women to at once enter
or business, and carry it forward successfully. Instead of those branches that are
of the Word of Life into Corea is in a drawing-room. A person of simply ornamental,
we prefer those that are useful, and we invite comparison and criticism on
certain. Not only Japanese, but true refinement takes up less room our work. Our aim is to graduate young men and women so that they may at once enter upon
the pursuits of life.
also all Christians may gather from and claims less concession, and is
this fact new strength for their be readier to yield position, than an
M athematics .—The Course of Study in this department is very full. The various branches
unrefined person. The way in which
lief in the efficacy of prayer. W q a man carries a cane or an umbrel are taught from a practical standpoint, with a view to the application of each principal to such
affairs as people meet with in life and desire to understand.
can pray in faith for Jews, the sub la in a crowd settles the question
E nglish L anguage and L iterature .-—A ready command of our own tongue, with an ic-
curate knowledge of its history and authors, is one of the most important acquisitions. No other
jects of promise ; for Romanists, the ‘in his case. And again the keep accomplishment can supply the want of this. It can only be acquired by a thorough study of
In Christian College the course of English extends through four years and we consider
subjects of propheey ; for the hard ing one’s market-bzsket in the way, English.
this one of onr most valuable features.
S ciences .—The rapid advance made in the various departments of Science and the rapid
ened, besotted inmates of the slums or out of it, at the busiest market- succession
of discoveries of new principles and applications, constitute one of the wonders of the
hour,’br an unfallible test of the age. No man
fan claim to be educated who is not conversant with the present advanced stage
and cellars of our great cities, in- bearer’s innergrain. And so many of Science. Very
thorough work is made of all these, assisted by the use of the apparatus at our
- eluded in the “ every creature ” of another minor matter. It is worth command. Sufficient time is allowed for a comprehensive understanding of the great principles
of each science.
the Redeemer’s last command. This one’s while to desire refinement,
A ncient L anguages .—By pursuing the best methods, the progress in acquiring a knowledge
of the Geeek and Latin languages, is rapid. We have dropped several authors that are frequent
answer to the prayers of the young and to know and to crave its evi* ly read in Colleges, with a view to doing better work in those that are read, and to give more
time for the pursuit of the course in English and the Sciences. Experience has demonstrated
and earnest Church of Japan is a vidences; for, after all, true refine that
both better linguists and scientists result from this course.
B iblical L iterature and E xegesis .—This department was organized in Christian Collego
call to prayer addressed to all ment is but the expression of the for the
first time with the opening of the present session. The object is to study the Sacred
spirit of the Christian life. An un
Scriptures analytically and critically, with contemporaneous profane history, and evidences of
selfish thoughtfullness of others is Christianity. Methods of sermotiiziug, pulpit oratory, methods in revival meeting^snd.the care
churches, are all carefully investigated. It is this department that the Clirisiian brotherhood,
an outgrowth of the religion of of
as a body, are particularly interested in. The interest of the church is carefully considered in
To know the pains of power, we Christ. Each esteeming others bet this, while ail other departments are wholly free from any religious discussions, except the uni
formly recognized principles of Christian morality.
must go to those who have it; to ter than himself, each seeking not
know its pleasures, we must go to his own but another’s good, marks
-the indwelling and the outgoing of
Every facility is here afforded forlittihg young persons to successfully carry on any kind of
those who are seeking it; the pains the spirit ot‘ the servant of Christ, business.
The be t authors are studied on the various subjects, and such practical tests are
insure thoroughness on the part of the student.
<4 power are real, its pleasures im intent on exemplifying his master’s
X/“i'or Course of Study and other information send for Catalogue, Address
aginary.— C. C. Colton.
spirit.— Sunday School Times
D. T. STANLEY, A. M., P resident ,