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WAItllS It. ItOIilSSON, IOditor. AO vxios mm skavmioldi-hs: VOL. 0. NO. 2. SALEM, COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO, SATUJlfAY, AUGUST 27, 1S53. WHOLE NO. 112. THE ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE, ( PUm.l.sllKDEVEnV5ATURIlAV,ATS.l.rM,nlll), IKIIMS. ji.jn r inmim, If pnlj In ailrnnre. $'J,W pel annum, if hiuMit bo Ucinytsl. V'n w-lt.lnrmlly mi.I mtnil-T to tliis 1io nri. not mil Vrlneri. but who air isllsril to l Intcrs-li"! iti Mir- ilt..r-nitnnllii tif antl-.)ari'ry truth, Willi tin hopo thnt lliry will either .HlwrtU irii'iitwhos, or umi their inducm-g to cxti'lid IU ilri'ulntkm autong their frlrn'iK. r.mimrl.ttonMnten(IH .rlnn.rtl m. tot,n al,tri...e.l to, M.ir.ici. K. llooi.xMua, Editor. A II ot lien to Ass I'uniov. rub- lulling Agonl, J. lll'Il'ON, Piuste. ANTI-SLAVERY BUGLE. For the Bugle. LINES. ADDRESSED TO A CERTAIN CLASS PATRIOTS. ' Of your vain, wild, discordant erics, My soul is sick, O thoughtless crowd! Mo,lv"Kv' vcx wearied skies Willi shouts of triumph long nnd loud. For long hnvo ye nindo this your to ist "Our Fathers were thedauntloss few, Who feiirlp.su of a bannered host, Defied old England roller crew." Though their life blood like witter ran, ; Think not the mighty work is done I'p every woman! every mnn! Another bulllo must be won. 0 wherefore think to warm ye still Hy those uucu ljiir,lit (now fading files That beam on every classic hill? Kindled ly your departed eirc.) l,o! while ye wateli beside those rnves Where sleep in death that honored bar 1 Oppression's dark mid turbid waves Come sweeping our devoted land! And while for heroes pu'j.l nway Ye idiout your heartless praises vain Tor the brnvo heines of to-do y Ye build the dungeon, force the chain! Weak children of heroic sires Awake to freedom's rallying cry! Kindle again those warning fir.-) Ami gain another victory. Hut not with bayonets be it won lct your mild emblem be the dove, Then shall tins war in W beun, Huclowd in pence, nnd trust, nnd love. Monroe, Julv -Ith lSVJ. C. L. M. FRIENDS IN MICHIGAN. YPSILANTI, Mich., 8th mo,6th. 1853. Fiukno Maku s: Although personally a stranger to thee, vet being somew hat acUitintcd with the little trumpet of which thou hast charge, I take the freedom to send a few lines for thy disposal. lh.ni hast already pui.iisiie.i to my rodders mi nt-, count of the doors or the Friends' Meeting llou.se nt Adrian, being barred ngainst me last winter, by direction of some of the leaders, when 1 wished to timet with them and discuss the subje .t of slavery ; although (hero was not the first di.s.-cntiu;; vt.icej raised iigai list it in tho meeting where the i''''!"" was made. And they have since barred their hearts against me in mi organised capacity, on the nuti-blavery ipie. tioit. A lew weeiis Hinco 1 mienoe-.i our .,uaiicn meeting, held in tho same house. Un the second day of the meeting, in the discharge of what 1 fell ami humbly trut was my duty, 1 spoke, I suppose twenty or thirty minutes, mostly nn the high professions ol the popular christian churches of the laud, mid showed their awful npostaey from what tl.ev nrofi'ssed. eveh to tho bovine- and sclliie' mid making merchandise of the linage of Hod, in thi ... - f. r. iiresence id" his children, in bartering nwav their own church member:!, and often their own children, f,.r money, and with that money buving Hibh s to rend to tho heathen abroad; Ac. I thca came to! our own society, with its high professions, evn Iiigher than the others; mid when I put the ipiery, How do wo stand, when contrasting; our practice our profession? there seemed to be somo un- e tsinoss among thoso who arc stationed as watch- for the organization ; mid when I began the acts of the yearly meeting into account, tho uneasiness was not any tho less manifest. Hut when I referred to n document issued by our yearly meeting of last year, purporting to bo un ..'V;! try address to the professors of Christianity in the .States, in which it is said, "It is true llm'-i is confined to n section of the country, mul is not under the control or tho nulioniil K"vcrn"' inciil," thero was n disposition tnnmfcst among thoso occupying the high seats, that showed they would much rather 1 should tako my seat. Nor is this to bo wondered at j for who is thero among us that likes to havo faults cxiiosod; nnd it wns surely . , ..... .... tv.'.n. r,.w mn t.t 1. vf. t. 1., if ti... tt J I It, I ,' , . . incompotcnt for tho task, and reluctant to vvuund the feelings or my friends, many of w hom in that mooting were very near und dear to mo. J , 1 ' , ' - , . 1 ' , . be understood. So when I began to contrast this , , , , . , . ti... .1.... - : i...t i -i i.i i.- ..i..i laooiilia ol our le.iocrs nuu uiu nciuai suoo to ... b. . ,i , ,. r i'h-i ou'''"b b over which me nag m toe uauou woven, tout w as not dedicated to tho slave system, and that this ae Vii'rsed system is guarded and protected by tho na tional power, and therefore it could not bo true, that tho national government hud no control over it ; David Sleer, (tho friend who so strongly oppos ed my former meeting,) in nn apparently very friendly way, informed mo that this was not nn nidi-slavery meeting, nnd they did not want an abolition lecture there. I told him I would be through in a few minutes. But ho persisted, con trary to our written rule, to interrupt me by telling mo to take my seat. At this point other members joined hint in opposing me, and interrupting the order or tho meeting, which till now had been quite attentive und solemn. This interruption wus all done in tho face or our written discipline; but it was un cider that spoke, and he must bo obeyed, let discipline go us it may. Well, there I was, and according to law and gospel, bad a right to proceed ; but I saw it would lead more outbreaks of disorder from the high feats, ind I closed by saying that I would leave the unit- j j i ! I , tor (fur the present of course,) with the eons-iences ami the (loil of them thttt heard me. Toward tlie lose ot the meeting, I win iiiitircs.oJ to repent the langiingc of the prophet Isuiuh, ns npplicnhlc to' our society nt the present time: "The lenders of my people cause them to err, nnd those thnt nre of them nro destroyed." It happened thnt l' , . .. . . ; i , -. , -..,.,,,..w...,l.l n "'" ministers, who told inc I chould not hnvo snoken 1 ..T... 1, iJ. . t 1 . .... uiiu miu jiii.ru, iuilt jf. oieer tola mo to ucsist. an 1 th.lt the last tiino in ti:n ti.oiliir. tilien isitur the language or tho prophet, I was entirely cut order, tlirowinK out a hard sentence on tho heads of society thut I must remain dumb before tho ellers-they were tho heads of society: (and of course I must bo somuwhero near the t.iih tl.ev . ' VVli.cUlt be-Mlllllllir t tt reason, that ho was Hot lohn' to reasoti with ine ; that I mist not, emphasising the words strongly, read miti'slavery books nnd papers: nnd much more of like character. I sat and hear I him through, and the moment ho w as done he left the room, but soon returned to perform his family devotions by reading it chapter from the testament. Jt mny r.eil be sum.oso.l that I was perfectly disgir led with his hypocricy mid igiio-! It appears to be the intention of the organization that the elders shall rule ; nnd they ,1(J rule, nn.l the people love to have it so. If they in nn official manner say, yea, the members must say Amen, whether the. saying recommends itself to the con-scien.-e ns truth or not. The heads in a yearly me. t'iig e-.p.icity cay, "It u trim that slavery is' eoii'iiied to a section of our country, nnd is not under the control or the national coverninent." v.iiicti is nothing short of lynnr hypoeri:' or down-1 ri;;ht ignorance, when thi leaders know that tho whole country is hunting ground for the slave sys- tern, ui'd that tho national government pays for 1110 Cliase. lliev-know tllllt the lll'ins of I w. mil .,n ; yes that tho very bones nnd muscles of its citizens. i .ire all pledged to hy South, to enable them to keep ! their rbive i i:i their ihniiis, and to carry on their ! inhuman Unfile in binuaii flesh, separating hu:i- hands fn m wives, parents from children, mid even I the fender babe from the arms of its tlistrncfeil mother. They know that the national government allows, yes more, authorizes tho slave system to noil three vole lor every livo slaves. Thus the national government is, und ever has been offering a premium on slavery. And yet in view of nil these connections of the national government with shivery, together with more' than sixty years of pro slavery legislation, a yearly meeting of orthodox Friends, held iu Xew York iu 1852, can boldly as sert, that tho national government has no control over I lie sysf 'it-.' of slavery. And hen a member in unity with that society, dissents from this falso- ami ft-.-ts cuI!-U upon b- a higher power to expose it in u public meeting, ho is ordered to take B1,.lt wit, ,e ,.,,;,, n.,.,,....,,, tmt WU!) (lt lui.:.ilvPry I11C(.ting, and they did not want to 1(.ar !ul alj.diliuii lecture. I had sujiposed that il a m.i(lty VM liuti.,ttvcry ,,,,,1, tlJ i(.N a ,ll(.u. nient purporting to be anti-shivery, it ought to be wini,,g to have it commented upon by its members ; cl!eetive capacity. Hut it seems I was mistaken, for tho elders bay it is my place to be dumb. ,Vhether 1 obey the behest, time will disclose. Thine f..r pure religion ami true humanity, were po.vsessc.1 iT tho true spirit of judging, but I was in possession of tho spirit of tho devil. I here tried to slip in a word or two, hut he forbade tol l me again I must ronciin dumb, that it wns my place to listen when nn elder spuke, nnd obey SAMUEL D. MOORE. RELIGION VERSUS HUMANITY. j ; ' America. 1 mean tlie issue between religion and humanity tlie church and the reformers. I No one who has freely examined the position of the American church, will charge us with exagge with ration, when we state t'.ait it, with it f it exceptions, has labored b ird to prove that war, slavery, tin men gallows,' mid other monsters of iniijuity, are clnis bring tutu institutions. j T, 0l,uvili demand's entire supervision ovn- the ! ,, f Im11 ut,ymR t)mt jt embraces the entiro me,llls t B.lyo us frum Bin a,lJ fit us for iluilv,,, Tie curjry j,,, llg Sabbath evening even, to inves fnited tigato the institutions of war, slavery, inteinperidavcry rIR.e aM(1 MUvr wroIlj;l, alt i10w eta'a tiiu fuL.ts in Indiana. ui.l to Deau Mmih j: Though not much iu the habit of writing for new papers, I thought it not amiss to J reoorr it few f-iets wliieli li-ive m-... ,...., I tl. ....... to me m a recent visit to western Indiana. Facts touching tho important issue that is searching the foundations of governments mid institutions iu j In eastern lud., tlu ro is less religion and more . humanity. In western Intl., more religion und humanity. Take tho counties of Jay, (.runt, Huu- ,l,,t..l, lleorv Wnvoo I , i,,i M.,,.,;w..n .....t' . ', ,. . , , ' they embrace nearly all of tho reform sentiment " ,ithostato. And in those counties thero is much liberality of sentiment on religious subjects. Hero the Sabbath can bo used for man, without Priestly indignation. Hero it is not infidelity v preach peace on earth and good w ill to man. Here I ' , , . . . .. , . , a strong vote was given against tho ldth Art., . r . I 1 r. - II .1 Randolph Co. rejecting it. Hero tho sympathy for tho fugitive, iu,a has be, has been so avowed publicly. But how diU'erent is the western part of the state. Thore nearly every adult belongs to soino orthodox church. And thero almost every one in sympathy with tlx) cruel institutions of tho stato uud nation, la this region they roted almost to man, for tho 13th Art. Thero they wonld turn out en masse, to enforce the t'ugilivo Law. And this puro evangelical region, but few houses can obtained, in w hich to plead for tho slave. I am hero iu Greeueastlo, a town roll of School Houses and Churches. (There nro fivo Churches in tho place.) Hero is Asberry University, a well endow ed institution, under the charge of the M. Church. Here I found a book entitled "lteview or Uncle Tom." A work or 21H pages, written a prominent member of tho Methodist Church Groeiienstlo. Tho book of itself, is not worthy notice But when viewed as an essential part (mj tM),i,n ol- Indiana, together will, tho fact that gponla)l0OllMy from t)0 niillt of western . The clause iu nor Constitution that is uiiued drive the c"l rod man from the Mate. '. ' j nnd thnt it in eagerly rend and highly esteemed by led the professors in this reirion. When thoso facts go .................. ...,....,,.,,.,.,,,.,., ..,,,,. ... .......... . ' nfltrnsh. Hut when ndopted by thnt clas w ho claim 1 to be our spiritual leaders, it Is proper thnt the! j book should be exposed. 1 did all I could to nscer-jrign tain the estimation of the book nmonK religion-1 i.ts. nn.l li.l not soceo.l It. f!.lii,,t 1u. .lid . i 1 1 not like it. It would bo stating n fact, plain to 'every one who has nny knowledge of western Iiul., j to sny that tho book is not in the least opposed to j its religion, Never lmvo 1 found nny place ns thor- oughly evangelized ?is western Ind.-a place so Methodism wit written ly ft n ju1ur mothodist. n member in good standing in nnv of the Asbct-rv churches tlint it linn lieen highly extolled l.y the Whiz. Democratic, mid Temnornnco journals ol Grocnenstlo, nnd connived nt hy the religious paper, L.t tl.n lu.l. it ..,.1.,. il ......tl.. ,.f t,.,t!,.o Were it nn linnotM-ad KioK sitni.lv tho urodurt of II t ,1.1 one reckless nno rorrunt itioivioon . it miiriiL lo thrown n.'nln will. lt..iow.tl,a tt,.i-,1.l m.,1 1 ioilre.l ' " OdOHtlc'clv tllwler tho eoolr.,1. I mtmli. fif o.-th'ltloX religion lis preached by the ministry nnd believe 1 by the hiymsn, in this country And I never have found nnv ldaee where there wits hs Kvniliathv for the degraded and sufferings ones of this- nation. From what has been written, it will be necessary to givo a glance at the character of tlie Imok allud ed to, Tli.it is hard to do in one communication, especially one that has nlready grown so lengthy as this has Tho author rests his "review of I'nelo Tom," mainly on personal abuse of Mrs. Stowe; taking but little nidii-4 of the fact s Hive to deny tl i in general terms, llo indulges mainly in ventinir his duly in ventinir hi P f. general terms, llo indulges inaiii bitter hate on nlsditionists ; nimin the north in general, nnd espee land. He views tho south rs earth, mid her institutions ns Hillu sanctioned. Calls all bow down to legislative enactment. Ami quotes lots of scripturo to prove that slavery is a christian institution. Touching obedience to law, he rpiotes l'eler, ns follows: "Submit yourselves to tvenv onliimnen of utv. f.,r (In. I j.r.l'. ..Vn t, li..lK In the King ns supreme; or unto governors, ns unto them that arc sent by him for tlie punishment of evildoers." lie then adds: liow dare ubolitioii- ists, professing Christianity, fly in tho face of the laws of the country, Ac. A He holds that the colored race nre better i.T in 'slavery than free. That "all but knates nnd Tools know that imprvcitkiice, utleiwst, rnyrtimy mi'l Wrime, nre the frnit.i if emiuirijmti'iii." That "the ; white man can nut bear the rreunet if the ILi'k num. That tho "colored man is irrctrieruhhj doomed to seorn, contempt nnd degradation, while iu the midst of tho white race." Quotes Jiidgd liluckford und Dr. Miller, to prov? that " Fiiee blncks are of no terekc to us in the north." " If migrated, would bo a constant source of corruption." lie says, "Wo hnvo proof positive, that the rela tion of master and servant is not inconsistent with the word of Ood." "Among the converts of the apostles, wero slaveholders." "Admitted into the church as thivcholders." Says they wero not required to manumit their slaves, and thinks it best thut they should hold them as such. He brings up tho case of Onesimus, nnd a-kn, "Did I'nul say to Onesimus, you are now a christ ian; your master l'hileinoii is a chii.-tian. And otic Christian has no right under nny circumstances to hold another christian in bondage?" And un- swers, "Xo!! Tiia.sk (ton, I'uiil promlgntl n" such doctrine !" Adding, that I'aul sunt him back to IMiilemon, gttirt, t'llir-r hint that whatever servico he did to l'hile i, as a slave, he did '"'J- I will nuote no further. You have a sample ot the manner in winch me author treats the sulject. It is a book of falsehood mid immorality. Wlmt he states as tacts are I.ilse as those ot l-.hvood I- ishcr. His Bible arguments; you m-o nil familiar with. His venomous attack on Mrs. Stowe und abolition nomous attack on -Mrs. Mowe and abolition general, would not pay fin- the printing. is attempt to prove that slavery is a christian tion, mid thut they arc iulidclrsft ho oppose it, .......... ists in pi And his - - "11 is but another fact show-in that the reli.d. ' . . . . , , , America is no benefit to man that it does not do- niandot us pure and honest lives. Hence it must be superseded by tangible movements, which will teach truth, wisdom mid purity. Headers of the Bugle, which is tho best, infidel humanity or christian slavery f eiiillv at New Fn g- the pnrad-c of Cod old lined nnd inlidels who do not J. P. DAVIS. GREENCASTLE, Ind., Aug. 4, 1853. CAN WE DENY CHRIST WHILE SINCERELY TRYING TO FREE THE SLAVES? , of to . is is a in be K. by in Mr. RoniNsoy, Dear Sir: Having notieod with peculiar inter est tho fust approaching struggle between 1'racticitl Christianity and u mero "Orthudox Christianity, such ns tho Editor of tho "Ch. Press" has given in his Into editorial, headed, "Shall ire tlcny Christ in order to free the Shire '" I concluded to give you a short extract from mi extensive work I um now writing on " tho dovelnpemeiit or the Tine Spirit and Church of Coil, independent t Law upplicd by human Instrumentality." The extract will re late particularly to tho question above, tho applica tion of which to tho ubovo arti'-le, 1 leave tho render to make. Tho cxtrast Was written beforo I saw tho said article, and therefore is not written in the way of un unswor to it. But it may apply to othor nrtiulos in orthodox periodicals, involving the sumo idea. My method of writing tho nbovo work, is by question mid auswer, nnd I will insert it this way, giving tho extract from tho answer to the question," ll'ml in the tlandard of jiidyement reyttrd to Christian character in the Tine Spiritual Church of God?" If this extract will iu any way subserve tho interest of truth at this peculiar crisis in the church, you aro welcome to it. Yours truly, E. HALE. of to l'xtract. " We are now prepared to notice more definitely tho struggle which must eoinc between mere Orthodox Chrir tianily an 1 it Vrvrtiral Christ.- Minv who nre denounced a-. Infidel, hate anity I Inl.l of (he bitter, mid the jo-cnllcd 'OilVidox ' pr..res.el church, but it mu-t come. Uiod must turn nnd overturn, until lie w hs right it is, shall from the rivers to the etids .r tho earth.' l'rof-ssed Christians little reali.e the severity of ' the stnu'L'le. nnd how it will thoroughly sia the : professed church. " We nre now prepared to return to the original Luestion, ' What is the proper standard of judge and meiit in regard to Christum diameter 1" A more important mirstioii emmot be proposed than this. i l , 1 ! I j ' 1 - in in n alMawoajuiill trtw Church,' fetrinir. lest in freely ndmittin;' tlie prct lirnl. they will do great dishonor to the lnor, l.'rai r what they regard tht) 'Orthodox,' with pro.end oil holy devotion to the llil.le, nre, without diserlm innti.m, resisting everything, whether oxhihitinji love or not, which does not liow nsent to tlieii creed in regard to the j,lcnnry inspiration of tin Bible, refusinc nil eo-ooemllon with reform ?rs"lio ... " . - are mli.h l lo certain portions of tlio Jliwe. J u.s ItO. .-I.. - t.:..l t,fO,..l.l tl.fl Cr i-s mv uii n; no-., o " - riolls millellilllll. It is It severe rtrilL'l'.lo to the . ' If is n f,iifwtt.,n is .leiiVinir siici.v frirtv its centre to its cinaimfereiice. The pr. fe-sed church generally believe that we should reouiro tissent to the U'l.'e n nil n supernatural revelation from Their conduct nflirms, in une.p.ivoeal lanunie.lhnt ovea a belicer in the pmliol Inspin.tioi, f the cannot be a Christian. .Now what shall we say in regird to such nn important assumption ? Is it true or is it f iSe T ' " Is a belief iu the plenary inspiratio't of lb" lllble an adequate test of Christian character? v..;.!.,.. it,.. n;i.i.. :i.. ir i.,. .o..i..t.n ..r id.. " ' " 1 , "1 , l'wf '? '' W1" ." "H ;"'l"tu- i'ruT"!"ie 1 vUttn'U' v M -V 1" ''! ''' n imideipiate test of Christian t'!m':l"K'1'' f, r 11 Ilm" "1U.V V'S"1 '","'c '.''c' thH',nl1 "", ""''''- n.-. t.r.lin- to his knowledge 'He '" """w lord's will and do It not.' Acrecd;,,, " 'l n''lcn;,n "f (''fftt"' character. I lone, a belief in the liible cannot be such a erite- nan, an iii u:ii h tine, a L.iiows mat a diMjeiiei in me pl-ii.iiy inspiralii ii ol the JSiole cannot le ,Vuti,r te: t. cr an evidence that a man is not a Christian, Inr a creed !:. no test of character one way or the oilier. " I am aware that (hep isition which I have given, that a belief in the Bible is not an ndcoiiute test of Chr'..i.:;.:i character is somewhat startling iu tlK. eyes of i'i?-professed church, and the conclusion will nt or.ee be drawn l,v nianv ...lii.ls 1 1 ... 1 mo f .-t Id ling towards Infidelity, nnd will soon I e there. Hid tho position is too obvious for n-.e to be IVihtcncd by such suppositious. The fitUtdy called 'Orthodoxy' of the church may force many to nvo-.v such n position, contrary to their religious tions, but when prnctifal and not theoretical Cl.rlvt.iniiy is before the mind, till, will judge, by a dill'crciit standard. Xow, w hat is that stumlard t"ltv:r -o I. .v.. f ri.rl.f .. I, iu ,,..,t,t ,., ... v ... , . i vir . .. us oi the .Now I estaoient in his if ifferent relations This will lo only another expression or our love to ------ ..... - - (Jod. or in other words, it i love to (jod. bro.ii.diH down to our sensual finite coinprehhjiou. It is love to tied nuidu flesh, nnd dwelling nmone us n perfect man. In the revelation of Christ was then so much of the Deity revealed, as we, iu our sensual sta'.e, can comprehend in the Turin or man, or a man having the nature of liod. Wo should bo nb'q t an intelligent reason why we lovo Christ, which is this, beccn-e we love a perfect hiiinan character, or r. cliaractcr endowed with divinity. Such was Clirist, and in this sense only do we love Uod, for 1 rhown.it is imnos.-ibh- to love nn Inliuito v'niril irid-oriideiitof the human, for in so doing we would i ric ibovo the n:!'ure with wlri.-h 0 -d has ei-.' iwed u.'. vhi. h is absurd. While we are men, wo must v . ,,..,, ,,,,,1 Mot m i-ds. We -an no more : ,,, infinity than wo can concievc i f it, und it is L. - ir - cvidenUhat the latter is impossible, mid also, ! t'.-.t oi-.r l..ve nn net no farther than the intelligence. j T3i....1.r,,ro to l.ivo c:.d nn r.n Tufltiitc l,oiiiK !h Ii'iijkik- s;i,0. wer.iust lofi him as a perfect man, or not ;lt . is the intelligent reason why Christ v ;l t reveal hen I !od d to us, namely, because we can appro- in no other wav. Theologians often 1,,,,,.. f Christ lis p-sse-sed of twonatuiesjiiiinau 1 1UT ,rivinn. ;M trm, ; tt t.ertain sense, name- y, ,ho divine nature was encased in a human ten-: ieaient. But tho whole of tho Deity was not revealed rim-Ill. illll lliu w ll'ill' .11 U1U 1'Cll V H III. HOI rcvcaicil ".,.. 1. to..:. t... .1.;. ...1.1 i. j'"'""?" """"" ow- iui...o.-.iivi.... through, a human, linito and sensual body. Tho liinito cannot bo revoaled through tho Unite. This isn first truth of reason nnd Cannot bo denied We can lovo tho human iu Christ in tho sense of personality, but wo cannot lovo tho divine iu the same sense. Wo cnu lovo so much of tho divine, us is revealed in tho human, but this is not loving God abstractly, or as an independent prrsen, nil spirituality. Loving Christ is nothing more than most rationally loving man. In this sense is Christ the Son of God. Ho is his offspiug or nn emination of tho Deity. He is the mediator or medium thro' which niau may kuovv God in a limited and fiuilo sense, or in tho only nud most appropriate senso in which God may rortul Ins ehuructor to man. Christ and God nro equal in tho senso of human ooinpre- hension, that is, tho human mind can comprehend no higher God than a perfect man. What is it then to lovo Christ f Answer : to W o man directly and ded iudiroctly, that is, by luring man. In loving Christ w o lovo God. Iu loving Christ we love man, mid hence evince? our lovo to God. In tho suine sense wo luve tho Christ-liko in man. What is it to he Christ-like f Answer: to lovo man as Christ did, to bo obedient to thoso truths which grow out of the relations of man to man ns ho was. It is in this senso thut wo conform to Christ, partaking his spirit, following his cxnniplo indifferent respects, or in conforming to different relations. It is doing good to man. thus showing our love to Christ. In tlri scuse Christianity is plain, lovely, imd fiirciblo, commending itself to every man's reason nnd con science In this sense our lovo to Christ is not mystical Wo, but purely und strictly human ns must bo bocause or our human natures ; mid so fiir as litis human love exists, so Tar do wo partuko the divine nature, growing into tho iuiuge of God, from ono degree of glory to another, 'until wo eoui to the nature of perfect men (not gods) Christ Jesus.' 'Question. But did not C'livi.-t make a belief him a test of Christian charueler, that is, a belief in him as the long promiic Messiah; nnd did 'not therefore make n firol after all? ! . . ' . lod.",'(" l"r "u,r ewisu '.'. ,,'"irmi"d"- ,'l,1'ist y .-k-l to believe in his ' exhibitions of love, ns pns.f of his divinity, which ' ''"'J" "'' lj without b.ve in tli-ir effrt souls. ; '".(? inftueiKC I by misanthropy uud hate of. ! Christ, because he cutnt the root, and exposed their ! s '!lishne-s nnd hypocricy, they could not seo him tl.true nI1,i i(,v'0y Moolah. Wo may say then .t)l,u iiu VM appropriate und scan hing. I .. . . . .. . ... . ! and such wns his jJuhnthojiic ,-haruckr that no norui(l l.liovo him without loving b:m. A man )liM reputation, nnd endangered his life by ;,,,.;,, M1(.h 1.,;,,r. Therefore, nothing bi:t leve . J , ! ' which the I hnstian should follow. It is a beln-l in 'j'I'i-ift nsi n Suvimtr, liow ? In this sense, that by partaking of U spirit iiinf follow i.lg perfectly his 1 example of self-denying love, we arc necessarily saved from nil sin. How can wo believe any thing I short of iliU if wo regard him u an duto Sa- vior? It is not tJoretieiil, bliml, indefinable, but j -'lir",t tberefore menus, tho essenso of tho Deity which is fare revea!d thrmujh Chri.it to man. In t'10 'Orthodox' acceptation it is a theological dogma. 1 which tho intelligence must assent ns a mere "iti'lenj 'belief, without nt all nfleeting the heart, i ' ""7 '"'''"y. that such a belief is no proper ttst "f t'liristinn Character. A faith which works ' 'or Ood. Instead of a belief in Christ as tho Mesi - a it of in in he "Answer, lie did not regard this a let nnv nitlicr tl nn it was pn.tcd to be mi ndeiMinlo lest. 1 'id not his example prove it, his deeds of charity, whether miraculous or not, in short, his self-sacrifice tor the vn hU f humanity? Did he r)t ' 'about doing good,' healing nil iniinner of diseases, gl in" sieht to t'ie Hind, nnd hearing to the deaf, causing the maimed to wrdk? Was he not 1,in.e with '.i 1 . . .. . .. re 1 1 ...,.r...il.i... ,,,e js.or nno t,,o ou.cast.- .mo , . . ..-,;t' - . ,ll, l .n ollii. le.l V Meslis Well!. lie raiscu toe dead of the poor widow. Did ho not expose hypoerieies of the dayt A ere not his in-tru-tiona pure mid holy byhen-j mhp!-l h thrwl,r.J man In short, did not nil his teaching', ho m.nH-s, nnd his whole exnmple, show thi.t Ins whole life wns ,e;i for humanity .' How then did he prove that no w lis me true .uesiani jy ins iittinnuii "iy. 'If ye believe not on me said he, 'believe my works, for they tevtifiy of nie,und prove from whom 1 ciinic.' A belief in Christ, threfore, wns a tot.t of Christian ehnracter. just so far n it tested r lore In mint ninl no further. Christ wrs A prfet eht , .i . . , i . t.. t ..i. jr.- .. "I" lore. Mid theri! was abundant proof of " ' "nvc " n nn" " was tlie same test.oniy aiiieremiy expressco, i.m. Christ presented to I'elcr-Sinioi, Uarjonnh. love,t Christ presented to IVlci 'Simon Uarjonnh. lovef 1 , mo,. cirist WllH RO untiot.ular nt that lime couM call I'H-tli i m il u In-iiel or confession. It was 0,CI.(lwii,g lovo mid nttacUinent iu l'eter that called forth tfid exfiressiiin, 'Thou art Christ, the Son of the liiing Cod,' and how appropriate wns die answer. ' Flesh nnd blood Imth not revealed it , tj.c ,ut the0 .v,,, U f j Father,' which is lovo. " 14 'H en& that a belief in Christ is a test 'ir, which is a satisfactory resting upon Christ ns n pr--ct cMnbKiou of lovo ''which clwinsetli from all sin.' It is a restinit on Christ ns a perfect ex hibiiion of philanthropy, nnd hence an cx.unpl " rauonai, priieiiciu oenci, pnn.ipi.-u oy tote, or i tho words or tho apost c, it is , 1 ' 'that faith which works by love and purifies ths heart.' 15,11 "" a l"""tt n Uinst is not a creca in me amnion or thrtjngintl nrrrplittiim of the term, which ''"Iter is a belief in tho Divinity of Christ, man ' defining wlmt this expression means. Xuincly, the 'l"r"f Vhrut, lor 'Hod is love.' tho divinity of ''J' '"r ,,,J ""'.' ndenunto test, not faith in a io nretintt or thnilnyi-ul (. 'hrist, but a faith ill love ns t'hrist was love. I " But although such a belief is an ndeipiati teit of Christian character, there are many corruptions, I thvbjiviiV and 'orthodox,' or this belief, confound ' ing tho true 1 cl-c-r or Bible meauin3. that becomes 1 iiPi-ossnry in the higher und more spiritual devel lopement of the trim church to reject the term M, and substitute in its place We. When Christ was upon earth, so much Scripture was tltfro iu regard 'to his coining, that no man could believe in the fact of his coming influenced by such evidence as I have 'given, without Wing him, and then a belief was a test of a hiirher standard or ore. A beli-r wns !thcn a test in tho samo sense that phihintliroiiie aH.i I 1 tlicil u lost lit WIU s.iii.w bvhl- mm riniuiini .ye- ii. ... I r.ui f( i , .. I.S..I. I-1 ah. (rod has bv his snirit and providence, sub stituted love to Christ as a pattern of Wo to man, , , . ,, . nnd through man to Cod. From tho nbovo extract, tho Christian public may understand my views of Christianity. I nm i t.i :.,! ,,..,, l,t! perhaps too much so to suit some minds. But ' I ..onfineed that tho ureal nuestion of tho aire LJ 0f tho church, what it it to ran I'csa Christ, ,f, it to denu him t must be met in nn analytic Lnj philosophic wny. To any intelligent mind tho conclusion is evident, ft-oni my reasoning that true : Bible religion is Philanthropy, that by tho exercise I of this feeling we rnlimdly lore Chrirt and corf rait U,-,( nml that by loving Christ, wo lovo God I wo thereforo "deny Christ," by " preaching deliv erunco to tho captive," nnd tho "opening of the prison doors to those who nro bound," thus fulfilling tho mission of Christ to tho world ? Can "we deny Christ in order to free the slave"? In trying to free .1... .t..A X. ..... i.w.ut vniii.n.illv .Mf.. f'l.i-iutV uie ' j ..v. ... How can we love Christ mow effectually, than by loving thoso who are bonrst, ns bound with tl.cm tho Rev. Mr. Boynton of Cincinnnti, and Pro- fessor Cowles of Oberlin, plcnso answer theso plain und simple-questions. They hnvo intimated that .Mr. Garrison nnd others of his views, are denying Christ, and aro calling to tho churches, beware of such fiitie teachers "w ho areeoming to us in sheep clothing, but inwardly nro ravening wolves." Such ..... .. ... IS a set ere cniii- c uiiu biiukki i u ":inn wv- foro given. They hnvo not proved that such men do deny Christ" in their exoi liens to free the slave. They have not explained what it means to deny Christ. I wish they would be moro definite, and first prove the sevcro charge, before they mako it, and if they provo conclusively from the Bible that the charge is well founded, if they will prove that they are not following out the very mission Christ, but rather a mission of the devil, os their charge intimates, thsn will thry wield a most pow- erfnl wctpon of truth astlnst such tmijxnries from Ith' iiifiit-tl reyi'ttt. But 1hey.mui.-t not deal t,P.eiit.ncaiiy .icve.opc.., ,s ,.,,t r.., ... ,iirr : .(...crfiom on ti h vital tio'Tt'. 1 'resire men to thoroughly sift my reasoning which liavo brought metotheconclu i n that ouch philanthropy as is exhibited in freeing the slave, InMead of oVnjr- 017 Christ, is cfKiinr him. I "pl tfo this to tf lliljrdwti-iitr , What rrty y. u my dear brother iu the ministry, nin I horcticnl i n this point?. If I t . 1 11 :it ..... ..ft- - ft"" Z Z S ,,,,,.,,,,;,. Mw,,, nUhon-h n.d clearly andsci iaviiiu o Ticot . ...... "I I teillllg U HOOOI U'"JII IIIV v.i.n..v.....,i ....... rrt n faintly real-zed before iu the history of the 'church. "Com Unm bH ns reason togother." 1 Who or us is right in liill thwdogy, you or If' If 1 am an Infidel along w ith the rest, ns !-"irl-tian brethren, thov: me my error beforo it Is tlf late, K, HALE. . CONCEDING TOO MUCH. sums i nmi myseii unaoie to cnoorso. itiuexpn-i ' w illingness to n.frain front uttering, on certain (,ee.,.i.,n. your stern conviction. U onl-r gu llible, t.Uite n certain class , r perrons, whose help, iu a .lircclioii, you need, ami hope thereby tl. j secure. That many, (perhaps most) of tho wisest heads, and truest nnd brave t hearts that are bo' ! rumj am ,. ! .,m,f ,.f lief.rmel's, wlit.s.1' j ..flbrts e.i-e fast reeurin ; the world's salvation, ure i .... . . . . tlt we ), abitu i'lc, mid o!mo.:t nneonseiously, yield' t!,em a de-rec of respect, and look upon tlu'lr M s ,i.,!til n mailer of course. Tint eomj.nmU j, n, baneful in its- effects, ns it is fatl-iing iu its : nrr. nnt prepared to appreciate or understand, but I u-mka-n, to be of any service, must bo such ns ore i nt to be hurt or ffigUteiMKl by tho utterance of L, truth, must be such as nre prepared to cti instru counter, calmly, philosophically und heroically, whnteTcr may como in their w ay. Show mo mini who is afraid to concodo to irfrj- j not stay npot th plattorm, let Arm yet nff front .the platform, tht causo of Tratlt and th Slave, give I demands their iibsciice. Ileformers will, ere'lorig-, i fully learu, what they hnvo already begun to learn', j that ft-uin swh tho cause or lieform lias little to hopo. 'Joseph Harker has well and truly said, thut llef.inu hate and Infidelity have oome to bo nearly rynonymimV.. 1 1 I Mn. Kmitori In your l'nper. of .Inly 3"th, 1b' commeiiling e.rr'certr.li(Tl.,r.i'ks of th'ObeTlin r'.vnngelist, in regard to the c.wvpTirtrtin. o Ami-' Slavery Christians with Inleleir, you make comes-" willing to make tlie same concessions, mny lie trild. eompletely interwoven nre bigotry ami intoler- 1 compleielv interwove! '.. i"..,. ,.' wit ith which we have to do. i -. e..iiiiinrlf. 1 he inn est lesson Keforuf ers have to learn. It is only a few of tho mos Lfficient and true, who have learned It. And oven ,,,, gms, cherish the Idea that the dishonest nml bigoted sm-li ns deny to their (would It? fvn,jW workers, the frecdoui" they claim for them- selves, who aro "ready tosaeiiflce the sluvo to their theological opinions," must be humored nnd 'conciliated, for the sako of their help iu saving mf wor'd. It trill nut pny. In our eftbrlf t"' rave the I world, and serve the cause or irntn, w rany ro frain from utterinir truth which those we address .ireedom of speccli, ana 1 will show you man lor whose help in tho work of WrornV or the worM' salvation, I wodld not give a fiy. Let every abK litionist, as ho steps upon tho ami-slavery platform-. fearlessly utter w hut ho deems appropriate to th occasion, nnd what he believes tho interests of tho1 'cause of the slave, demand: and if the Editors of the Oberlin Kviingclist and Christian Press, will True it is, that the reforms of every age, have leu curried forward by thoso who hnvo been rci-koned infidel.', by the religionists of their time. Ithtal.-o tru. "mt tbe laf.-r, inst-n-r of eo-eperating wiitv ,l10 former, have ever thrown stumbling In-ckst i 1 tl'"-way. Let ltef.,vmer take timely uolieo of 1 1'1'". u,lJ B"vwn themselves aeeonliiigly ; and thus ; "v themselves from the disappointment to which "ley ure oiuei w .sc uou FRANCIS BARRY. with tho shailow-y vanities i.f the passing hour.--, i Ot nil those who wero so eager to deprive Long or l;l..tv hljW fl.w KUrv-lve. Mr. timdci cr, lliu j Clerk who appointed the pseiido Commissioner who issue J tho warrant, and was so active m m? stn . port: Mr. H ostnrn, tho counsel tor tho clainiar,.. antl"r client, and Judge Jinlson, who Birreodnfi ' tt" J,1""''" . ""er j'1.""".1:"' w1 .f.VT ! j tll(11,'(,1 tIl(.y nre ot ,,f quite r'0 Algii a ohurao Will terns ours. The constitution of ih.it Suit6'pr?inY I of in 1 Shortness or Lu r amoj.o f.oro CtTriiKits. X letter from Hon. John Jay, cf Jew lork, to the j CV"",,it,,'c "'' Invitation at the , elebi-.ition of tjto ! fiYlow ing" ctaius tl.o . . r 1 .1 r 1 .1 Mnn 1 1 .1. n i.nn ef tlmui. i.;ihi.s 1 111. ilri rlA Iiik-i. , r , ., . r . I In recalling one of those cases under IhA rage tiw fhle t..lt (i, 1ienry Long, which v.as 1 contested for sumo three weeks I unt solemnly; ! impressed with tho realities of life ns compared ..i ..... ..-.!. I !'.. i.i. ...., i. ....... !.. ..F ..l,.le. Mr (J. tlf ,i-0 ,sKrL.ty Committee, who assisted' to retain Mr. t ood as assistant counsel n:ruin;t mv law and tho cvi leneo, mid without vonturiug to ai hide, in his cluhorato decision, to one great point of the defence, that lay associate, Mr. While, cW forced with such convincing argument, that the Bench and the rVr, us I believe, felt it to be invul nerable all of them, niter their brief triumph over the holnloss negro, have been them: elves summon ed in turn, by Death, relentless us a Marsha H, f.V the bar of ljeaveu's chancery, to be judged by that higher law so scoffed nt here. Let us hopo tloif they have mot 1 w ill not say with moro justice but with more mercy than they showed to Long. Iti. Till I ""1. e'.V . ol- thut liny person who may employ, or other isiv neouiaco any neuro or imilalto coming into tho State, shall lio fined, tho sum not to bo loss than teu nor moro than tivo bundled dollars. Under this cl.iuso a enso has arisen, which nut only cxoilus, a great deal of interest, but causes theconstitiittoir" j particular to be "ocnited t'.r..nghont th Sato. Il aiinonrs that I.ov. lalvin VI . rimer, mm' f t10 ,let presiding elders of tlu! .liulhodtH t;hnrch, nnd a man who stands spsttloss beforo tbu world, lately employed n colored preacher Irons Umisrillp to preai h to his colored brethren in Mad-' isou. This being a clear violation of the constitu tion and laws of Indiana, it is said tho Reverend, Elder will be indicted at tho next b'-ini of (he Jct'-l ferson Circuit Court, nnd brought before a jury of his country to nnswor fur this violation of btwjsr Ciiicayo Tnlune. .' . r The dilTcrenco between thoio whom the woild -teems as pood, and those whom it (oudrinu ss bad ;is in many enfesthat the former Bate t;cm 1 Htet ' sheltered f'.-em tcinptatkn.