B'Nai B'Rith The Menorah (Volume 17)

ISBN 13 : 9781235653216

The Menorah (Volume 17)

9781235653216: The Menorah (Volume 17)

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... papers on Judaism read at the Parliament and at the Denominational Congress are contained in a select volume, published by the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, entitled 'Judaism at the World's Parliament of Religions" (Cincinnati: R. Clarke & Co.). The women deserve particular mention in this notice for their dignified and scholarly presentation, and for the courage of their convictions, so ably set forth in two splendid volumes--one, "Papers of the Jewish Women's Congress" (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America), comprising 270 pages of intensely interesting discussions on various social, economic, charitable and literary themes; and the other, equally seductive in weight of contents, " The World's Congress of Representative Women," etc., edited by May W. Sewall (Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Co.), which pleads for the superiority of their intellect in every branch of activity. It is a monument of talent and womanly achievement! Messrs. Baker & Taylor Co. (New York) have issued in two handsome volumes the Proceedings of the Evangelical Convention--" Christianity practically applied: The Discussions of the International Christian Conference, held in Chicago, October 8-14, 1893," containing many items of value and interest by the foremost American thinkers in theology. Among others, we read with attention Professor Schaff's last fervent appeal for The Reunion of Christendom. Besides these, the transactions of various other learned bodies on education, philology, anthropology, etc., were issued, but they are not accessible to the writer just now. Lack of space prevents our entering into special details in criticism of the numerous excellent discourses and dissertations presented at the several meetings. Suffice it to say, that a...

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