The Parochial System (Wilberforce, 1838)
OF ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD,
CURATE OF BRANSGORE, HANTS.
Thus saith the Lord of Hosts; Consider your ways. Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord.—Haggai, i. 7, 8.
The God of Heaven, He will prosper us; therefore we His servants will arise and build.—Nehemiah ii. 20.
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The following Essay is that to which the premium of two hundred guineas, offered by the Committee of the "Christian Influence Society," was adjudged by the Rev. Dr. Dealtry, and the Rev. Professor Scholfield.
|The parochial system in theory and in practice||1|
|Measures suggested for the restoration of the parochial system||26|
|The measure of liberality and self-denial demanded by the principles of the Gospel||44|
|The duty of employing our influence and political privileges on behalf of the Church||108|