PRECEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL BAPTIST EDUCATIONAL CONVENTION

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Página 119 - To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak : I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
Página 126 - We declare besides, and grant power that they may freely and lawfully apply to the education of youth in the principles of the catholic faith, to form them to good morals, and to direct colleges and seminaries...
Página 248 - Institution, in the department of bibliography, were fully recognised by this convention in the following resolution, which was unanimously adopted: " Resolved, That the thanks of this convention be presented to...
Página 122 - ... general movement of the human mind gave rise at that period, appeared and eclipsed one another without glory — like those meteors which shine for a short time in the atmosphere, and leave no trace behind them. The society of Jesus, however, rose above the horizon, like an awful comet, which scatters terror among the nations. While it was scarcely yet established, it rendered important service to the holy see, during the sitting of the council of Trent, and powerfully influenced the decrees...
Página 129 - God as the means of conveying religious instruction to the bulk of mankind ; for the bulk of mankind cannot read at all, and we do not find any Divine commandment as to their being obliged to study letters.
Página 132 - LL.D., of Richmond College, Virginia, said on the subject of Public Schools in the South, at the National Baptist Educational Convention held at Brooklyn (NY) in April, 1870. "Prior to the war no general system of common schools existed in all the States. Alabama had a system gradually perfecting and growing into completeness. Various towns and cities had free schools, in more or less successful operation. Academies and Colleges for boys were abundant, and of a high order. "The war suspended all...
Página 253 - VII. This Constitution may be altered or amended, except as to its object, by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at a meeting called for that purpose^ This Commission being provisional only, it may, at any such meeting, and by such vote, be merged in a permanent organization for similar ends, more popular in character, or more widely representing the Baptist denomination. Unless taking such form...

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