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Friend of Peace, No. IX, by Philo Pacificus; August 1816 (May be 1817)

Worcester, Noah (pseud. Philo Pacificus)

Verlag: Joseph T. Buckingham Boston, MA 1816, 1816
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40 pp. 15 x 24 cm. Paper periodical, rough-cut pages, edges frayed, cover soiled, fair. Rev. Noah Worcester, DD (b. Hollis, NH 1758, d. 1837) devoted his whole life to Unitarianism and the cause of peace. As a boy of 16 he fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill and was nearly taken prisoner, then fought at the Battle of Bennington, where he confirmed his abhorrence of war. In this issue: "The Messiah and Mahomet" -- Prince of Peace vs. Prince of War. Author notes that Goths and Vandals followed the Mohametan example, notes that the papal clergy have encouraged men to fight their battles, and asks: "how often have the protestant clergy followed this dreadful example?" "The Christian Religion, as Taught by the Apostle of Christ Incompatible with War"--Author suggests that the apostles "totally misapprehended the nature of Christianity. the Christian spirit and the war spirit are as perfectly opposed to each other. as virtue and vice." "Views of an English Writer Respecting the Wars of Great Britain" Letter from Germany dated March 17, 1817 comments on Friends of Peace pamphlets, notes evidence of the harmful effects of war by Austria, England, and France. Cowper's poem "Pity for Poor Africans" applied to War. Letter from Baptist missionary to India. Letters from Peace Societies in Ohio, Cayga and Maine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 7289

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Titel: Friend of Peace, No. IX, by Philo Pacificus;...

Verlag: Joseph T. Buckingham Boston, MA 1816

Erscheinungsdatum: 1816


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