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J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 528 2 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 261 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 199 3 Browse Search
William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War 192 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 131 1 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 122 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 106 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 103 3 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 78 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 77 1 Browse Search
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English 1653 July 4. mind which had been the cause of the revolution. It indulged in pious ecstasies, laid claim to the special enjoyment of the presence of Jesus Christ, and spent whole days in exhortations and prayers. But the delirium of mysticism was not incompatible with clear notions of policy; and amidst the hyperboles Presbyterians, and secretly desired the restoration of the Stuarts. The protector dissolved them, saying, The mighty things done among us are the revolutions of Christ himself; to deny this is to speak against God. How highly the public mind was excited by this abrupt act of tyranny, is evident from what ensued. The dissolutiolony; and he adds,— for in his view Christianity established political equality, —You are the unworthiest men upon the earth, if you do lose the liberty wherewith Christ hath made you free in life and glory. The leading printed authorities for early Rhode Island history, are Callender's Century Sermon, Backus's History of the B
alists and spiritualists. What is a spirit? said the Indians of Massachusetts to their apostle. Can the soul be inclosed in iron so that it cannot escape?—When Christ arose, whence came his soul? Every clan had some vague conceptions of immortality. Day-breaking, if not Sun-rising, of the Gospel, 7 Shall I know you in heaven? said an inquiring red man. Our little children have not sinned; when they die, whither do they go?—When such die as never heard of Christ, where do they go?—Do they in heaven dwell in houses, and what do they do?—Do they know things done here on earth? The origin of moral evil has engaged the minds of the most subtle. Why, drnished the houseless with more than a thousand bushels of corn. God will remember and reward that pleasant fruit. Boston imitated the example, for the grace of Christ, it was said, always made Boston exemplary in works of that nature. The eastern hostilities with the Indians had a different origin, and were of longer contin
e country 1663 Feb. and July. on the Delaware to the city of Amsterdam. The banks of the river from Cape Henlopen to the falls at Trenton, certainly remained under the jurisdiction of the Dutch. With Virginia, during the protectorate, the most amicable relations had been confirmed by reciprocal courtesies. Even during the war between England 1653 and Holland, friendly intercourse had continued; for why, it was said, should there be strife between old friends and neighbors, brothers in Christ, dwelling in countries so far from Europe? Commerce, if interrupted by a transient hesitancy as to its security, soon recovered its freedom, and was sometimes conducted even with Europe by way of Virginia. Equal rights 1659 in the colonial courts were reciprocally secured by Chap. XV.} 1664. June 10. treaty. But upon the restoration, the act of navigation, at first evaded, was soon enforced; and by degrees, Berkeley, whose brother coveted the soil of New Jersey, threatened hostility.
ceasing to be partial, was to be reformed and renewed on general principles, and the reign of justice and reason was about to begin. In the language of that age, Christ's kingdom on earth, his second coming, was at hand. Under the excitement of hopes, created by the rapid progress of liberty, which, to the common mind, was an inwas to the Quaker the dearest and the most sublime symbol of man's enfranchisement. As a consequence of this faith, every avenue to truth was to be kept open. Christ came not to extinguish, Penn 461 but to improve the heathen knowledge. The difference between the philosophers of Greece and the Christian Quaker is rather in mutward religion, some have cherished the mild superstition, that, in the hour of dissolution, an angel is sent from heaven to manifest the Barclay, 7 doctrine of Christ's passion ; the Quaker believes that the heavenly messenger is always present in the breast of every man, ready to counsel the willing listener. Man is equal t
ve men. No tax shall be assessed, on any pretence whatever; but by the consent of the assembly. No seaman or soldier shall be quartered on the inhabitants against their will. No martial law shall exist. No person, professing faith in God by Jesus Christ, shall at any time be any ways disquieted or questioned for any difference of opinion. Thus did New York by its selfenacted charter of liberties, take its place by the side of Virginia and Massachusetts, surpassing them both in religious toles, were laid by Andros and his council. The towns generally refused payment. Wilbore, of Taunton, was imprisoned for writing a protest. To the people of Ipswich, in town-meeting, John Wise, the minister who Aug 23 used to assert, Democracy is Christ's government in church and state, advised resistance.—We have, said he, a good God and a good king; we shall do well to stand to our privileges.—You have no privilege, answered one of the council, after the arraignment of Wise and the selectmen,
ing, and in his consistency excelling, Godwin and Bentham, he gave Calvinism its political euthanasia, by declaring virtue to consist in universal love. In Boston, with Henry Vane and Anne Hutchinson, Calvinism ran to seed; and the seed was incorruptible. Election implies faith, and faith freedom. Claiming the Spirit of God as the companion of man, the Antinomians asserted absolute freedom of mind. For predestination they substituted consciousness. If the ordinances be all taken away, Christ cannot be; the forms of truth may perish; truth itself is immortal. God will be ordinances to us. The exiled doctrine, which established conscience as the highest court of Wheelwright. appeal, fled to the island gift of Miantonomoh; and the records of Rhode Island, like the beautiful career of Henry Vane, are the commentary on the true import of the creed. Faith in predestination alone divided the Antinomians from the Quakers. Both reverenced and obeyed the voice of conscience in its