Free Book Online
Book The Old Testament Student, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

Pdf

The Old Testament Student, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

4.3 (1778)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | The Old Testament Student, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint).pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    William Rainey Harper (Author)

    Book details


Excerpt from The Old Testament Student, Vol. 7

Shall the study of the Bible have a place in the college curriculum? This question those engaged in college education must ask and must answer. Tc be sure, it is not a new question. There have always been individuals who have pressed it. There have always been institutions in which such study has been provided for. But as never before the question now comes to us: and it comes with force capable of overcoming all ordinary obstacles. The opportune moment has arrived for a movement which shall aim to place in the curriculum of every American college at least an elective course in the study of the English Bible. Let the friends of this movement unite and act.

To how great an extent has the Bible already been assigned a place in the curriculum of our colleges? The brief statements contained in this number of a dozen or more leading college presidents, will in part answer this question. Quite a number of institutions offer something. But is it really bona fide work that is provided for? Is it not in most cases so managed as to become either an unpopular and unprofitable task, or a popular and unprofitable 'snap'? Docs the Bible-department, in those colleges in which it exists, have the dignity possessed by other departments? Is it, after all, regarded as a department of the college, and not rather as a sort of Sunday-school appendage? The truth is this: Only a few, at best, of our institutions, recognize such work as worth doing: and in these few, with some exceptions of course, such study is so conducted as practically to be a farce.

What is wanted?

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully: any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
2.4 (11466)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

Read online or download a free book: The Old Testament Student, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

 

Review Text


Name:
Email*:
The message text*: