Christian Observer, May 6, 1886

Collection:
Henry Newton Papers, 1842-1900
Title:
Christian Observer, May 6, 1886
Creator:
Newton, Henry, 1823-1913
Date of Original:
1886-05-06
Subject:
Evolution--Religious aspects
Presbyterian Church in the U.S.--Theology
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. Presbytery of Augusta
People:
Newton, Henry, 1823-1913
Woodrow, James, 1828-1907
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
Medium:
letters (correspondence)
Type:
Text
Format:
image/jp2
Description:
Three letters written by Reverend Henry Newton to the editors of the Christian Observer regarding the controversy surrounding James Woodrow and the theory of evolution. In the first letter, Newton clarifies the nature of the investigation into accusations against Woodrow. In the second letter, Newton describes the evolution debate happening in the Presbyterian church, claiming that the church has no say in scientific theories and vice versa. In the third letter, Newton admonishes the false persecution being advanced against Woodrow by enemies within the church.
From notes: Contains three letters to the editors of the Christian Observer regarding the deposition of James Woodrow in the evolution controversy in the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/gcl_hnp_hn-29-1
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/gcl_hnp_hn-29-1#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/gcl_hnp_hn-29-1/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Extent:
[1] 7 pages ; 5 x 8 inches [2] 14 pages ; 5 x 8 inches [3] 4 pages ; 8 x 12 3/4 inches
Holding Institution:
Columbia Theological Seminary
Rights:
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