Religion in New Netherland, 1623-1664: A History of the Development of the Religious Conditions in the Province of New Netherland 1623-1664

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J. P. Smith, 1910 - 365 páginas
 

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Página 66 - The Patroons and colonists shall in particular, and in the speediest manner, endeavor to find out ways and means whereby they may support a Minister and Schoolmaster, that thus the service of God and zeal for religion may not grow cool and be neglected among them, and they shall, for the first, procure a Comforter of the sick there.
Página 142 - Here bee not many of the Church of England; few Roman Catholicks; abundance of Quakers preachers men and women especially; Singing Quakers; Ranting Quakers; Sabbatarians; Antisabbatarians; Some Anabaptists; some Independents; some Jews; in short of all sorts of opinions there are some, and the most part, of none at all.
Página 155 - Though he were a little man, yet he had a great soul ; his well accomplished mind, in his lesser body, was an Iliad in a nut shell. I think he was blind of an eye, yet he was not the least among the teers of Israel ; he saw a very considerable portion of those things which eye hath not seen.
Página 220 - The law of love, peace and liberty in the states extending to Jews, Turks, and Egyptians, as they are considered the sonnes of Adam, which is the glory of the outward state of Holland, soe love, peace and liberty, extending to all in Christ Jesus, condemns hatred, war and bondage.
Página 117 - Before all the Governor must labor and watch that he renders in all things to ALMIGHTY GOD, the true worship which is his due, the Glory, the praise and the homage which belong to him, and take good measures that the divine service is performed according to the true confession of Augsburg, the council of Upsal and the ceremonies of the Swedish church...
Página 71 - The Director thought this a good time for his purpose, and set to work after the fourth or fifth drink; and he himself setting a liberal example, let the wedding-guests sign whatever they were disposed to give towards the church. Each, then, with a light head, subscribed away at a handsome rate, one competing with the other; and although some heartily repented it when their senses came back, they were obliged nevertheless to pay.
Página 142 - For as we have here Papists, Mennonites and Lutherans among the Dutch; also many Puritans or Independents, and many atheists and various other servants of Baal among the English under this Government, who conceal themselves under the name of Christians; it would create a still greater confusion, if the obstinate and immovable Jews came to settle here.
Página 258 - Netherland and to live and remain there, provided the poor among them shall not become a burden to the Company or to the community but be supported by their own nation.
Página 141 - On the Island of Manhatte, and in its environs, there may well be four or five hundred men of different sects and nations : the Director General told me that there were men of eighteen different languages...
Página 257 - Mammon of unrighteousness, and no other aim than to get possession of Christian property, and to overcome all other merchants by drawing all trade towards themselves. Therefore we request your Reverences to obtain from the Messrs. Directors, that these godless rascals, who are of no benefit to the country, but look at everything for their own profit, may be sent away from here.

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