This book is an abolition work that examines slavery as intolerable under any circumstances. The author illustrates the characteristics of a true reformer as not being arrogant, malignant, belligerent, impracticable, and destructive. These are his...
A debate on slavery between Rev. J. Blanchard, Pastor of the Sixth Presbyterian Church, arguing for the abolitionist movement that the relation of slavery is sinful, and N.L. Rice, D.D. Pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church, arguing that it is...
In a series of letters reprinted from the Philadelphia Christian Observer, Rev. Parker and Rev. Rood discuss the question of "What are the evils inseparable from slavery," which Harriet Beecher Stowe made reference to in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
This pamphlet gives accounts of the negative views toward slavery of the Protestant Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, Old School Presbyterian Church, Baptist Churches, New School Presbyterian Church, Lutheran Church, United Presbyterian...
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.
John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his recent tour of Europe. While making his observations, he comments on the moral state of the continent and the work of the Methodist Church there.
Presented here are letters from an eighteenth century college president, Charles Nisbet, to his friend and fellow Scot, William Young, a printer and book-seller in Philadelphia, regarding events great and small, local and international.
In 1798, Benjamin Rush collects twenty-five of his previous writings and republishes them in a single volume. The essays range in topic from education and crime and punishment to tobacco use and the slave trade.
This short autobiography of William Neill, a longtime Presbyterian minister, educator and college president, is supplemented with appreciations and the complete reproduction of a selection of his sermons.
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards of the end of his eventful days.