This volume in Arabic, originally printed at the Dominican Press in Mosul, contains chapters on the origin of Rosary devotion, its benefits, some questions and answers on the Rosary, and the way to recite the Rosary.
This volume, published at his death, celebrates the life and work of Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Afram II Rahmani (1848-1929), from his early life to his time as priest, bishop, and then patriarch.
This popular presentation of the life of St. Ephrem in sixteen chapters in Arabic, originally printed at the Dominican Press in Mosul, covers Ephrem’s life and activity from his birth. Final chapters touch on his writings and doctrine.
This book is a collection of riddles in Arabic divided into two main sections, one part on spiritual themes, the other on morals. The book was intended to develop the mind and character of young people.
The author provides the biography of Socianism founder Faustus Socinus. The article provides a partial translation of his posthumously compiled “Racovian Catechism” from the original Polish with the intention of revealing information about Socianism.
This article introduces and reprints a letter relating the extraordinary conversion of a large number of sinners in Cambuslang, Scotland. Following are a series of attestations to the truth of the account by various Scottish ministers.
The author advocates spiritual revivals. He describes the proper revival and says why America in particular stands to benefit from more revivals. He also warns of the negative consequences if there are too few revivals.
The author reviews a volume on ethics, concluding it to be insufficient. Any logical system of ethics and morals must derive from the Bible. The author criticizes the volume’s author for his sympathetic treatment of David Hume.
The author outlines religious practices and history of Protestant Churches in Holland. Most attention is paid to the Reformed Church of Holland, but other Churches are discussed. The influence of politics and important figureheads is described.
The author attacks practices common in newer forms of education. He generally calls for a more conservative, less experimental, approach which emphasizes deep general knowledge. No formal method is offered to replace the broken system.
The reviewer examines a biography of Protestant Reformer William Farel. The book describes Farel’s departure from Catholicism and contributions to the efforts of Swiss Reformation, Zuingle in particular. His trails and successes are described.
The author reviews a text which proposes a “Lesson System” to replace the current ineffective Sabbath school model. The new system fixes many of the old system’s errors and has been successfully implemented in a few places.
The author presents the history of Pelagius and his position against original sin. He reviews the positions for and against the doctrine of original sin, concluding that original sin cannot be proven true.
The article reviews a text on the Second Advent. The reviewer compares two perspectives on the scriptural descriptions of the Second Coming: either it will literally look as is depicted or the prophecies are allegories.
The article responds to a postscript from a letter to the editor on the journal’s position on loans by the American Education Society. The editor counters the writer’s claims and defends the journal’s prior position.
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