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Rev. Theophilus Gould Steward, D.D., Chaplain U.S. Army
			
          REV. THEOPHILUS GOULD STEWARD, D.D.       137

ing condition, having four missionaries, the Rev. N. B.
Stewart at its head.  They are very energetic, two re-
siding here and the other two at Barbadoes, W. I. A
very flourishing church could be built up by this mis-
sion long before the next general conference; but the
people whom it is specially intended to gospelize,
the poor ones, have no means, while the rich ones are
the so-called members of the several denominational
white churches--spurious, adulterated, pharisaic syna-
gogues-and are fed with the greatest corruption that
skilled hypocritical tactics can administer. Then the
intelligent and well-informed that would build up the
church, desire to see come learned divines to suit the
times and the age. These will assist very readily, but
think or desire that the " Church Extension Society"
should first begin the work, when they would volun-
tarily form the solid phalanx.
                             Wm: WALROND A. MOE.
  Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana.



                         IV.
       REV. THEOPHILUS GOULD STEWARD, D.D.,
             CHAPLAIN U. S. ARMY.
               Sketch by MR. ISAIAH C. WEARS.
                     (See Frontispiece.)
  A SOMEWHAT familiar personal acquaintance with the
distinguished subject of this brief sketch justifies a few
thoughts as to his character, and how we have been im-
pressed by it, after twenty years of observation and con-
tact. First of all, we have been compelled to admire
him as a Christian gentleman, whose unostentatious,
but lofty moral excellencies have shone with so steady
and so effective a brilliancy, that they were not only a




			
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African Methodist Episcopal Church Review, Vol. 10, Num. 1

Rev. Theophilus Gould Steward, D.D., Chaplain U.S. Army

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Volume:  10
Issue Number:  01
Page Number:  137
Date:  07/1893


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