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Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution
			
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the field of theology as many [crossed out word "men"] have supposed.  The subjects were 

appropriate, and to discussing them neither the faculty nor the public had 

any reason to object.

     The next thing to be considered is the correctness of the de-

cision.

     1st  "It is the duty of the Slaveholding States to abolish 

slavery immediately."

     That slavery is a sin, and ought to be abolished sometime, 

is now generally admitted.  The only fault then that can be al-

ledged against this part of the decision is, that it defines the 

time when it should be abolished.  The students took it for 

granted that slavery was a sin, and drew a rational conclusion 

that men ought to cease from it immediately.  If this is a 

wrong conclusion.  I think the young men ought to be par-

doned; for with all the light President Young has given us on 

the subject I cannot see how they could have avoided it.  If 

it is not the duty of the slaveholding states to liberate their 

slaves immediately, it must be their duty to hold them in


			
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John Rankin Papers

Review of the Statement of the Faculty of Lane Seminary in Relation to the Recent Difficulties in that Institution


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