Getting Together: Essays by Friends in Council on the Regulative Ideas of Religious Thought. James Morris Whiton

1913 The American Journal of Theology  
the book and adds little if anything to its value. The ancient church fathers, the sermonizers of the last three hundred years, and church historians receive far more attention in the exposition thai do the latest and best commentaries. In other words, the volume is a popular social message of the ten commandments for the society of today, expressed in sermonic form, and not based on a close exegesis of the original text. Fuller acquaintance with the social problems of modem society would have
more » ... ade parts of the presentation richer, more startling, and more true to the conditions in large cities. But there is plenty of room for a work of this kind, to emphasize the common everyday ethics and social relations of our feverish civilization.
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