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Municipal Patriotism: A Sermon (Classic Reprint)

Municipal Patriotism A Sermon Classic Reprint Excerpt from Municipal Patriotism A SermonThe Jewish elders in Capernaum were pleading with Jesus to heal the favorite servant of a Roman centurion That Gentile soldier had shown what was then the rar

  • Title: Municipal Patriotism: A Sermon (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: John Henry Barrows
  • ISBN: 9781331340935
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from Municipal Patriotism A SermonThe Jewish elders in Capernaum were pleading with Jesus to heal the favorite servant of a Roman centurion That Gentile soldier had shown what was then the rare and splendid virtue of loving the Jewish nation, and he had expressed his affection by building the beautiful synagogue, whose ruins, as many believe, are to day to be seeExcerpt from Municipal Patriotism A SermonThe Jewish elders in Capernaum were pleading with Jesus to heal the favorite servant of a Roman centurion That Gentile soldier had shown what was then the rare and splendid virtue of loving the Jewish nation, and he had expressed his affection by building the beautiful synagogue, whose ruins, as many believe, are to day to be seen on the northern shores of Galilee This Roman had come to revere the Israelite faith his heart was drawn out to that wondrous people who taught this noble monotheism, and he became in some measure a Jew ish patriot He who thus built for the fair and busy Capernaum, which was then his home, a noble house of worship, was the humble successor to the Pericles who adorned the Athenian Acropolis, and the precursor of the many who, through later ages, in Italy, Germany, France, Scotland, and New England, have shown their love to city or nation by the building of li braries and hospitals, churches and schools, orphanages and monuments, model lodging houses, museums and fountains.There is no Civic virtue urgently demanded in Ameri can life to day than a wise patriotism, especially that form of public spirit which Mr Franklin macveagh, of our city, has called municipal patriotism The latter was the original type of this noble virtue The enthusiasm of the Jew was largely a zeal for his capital City From Babylonian exile he sent his faithful cry across the desert If I forget thee, 0 Jerusalem.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis 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.

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