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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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science and religion.  They were indefatigable in their labors, untiring 

in their zeal, and patient under reproaches.  It seemed as if the spirit 

of Brainard had come from the dead.  And their success was equal 

to their enterprise.  This created great excitement among the citizens of 

Cincinnati, many of whom have been famous for their prejudices 

agains the people of color, as is evident from their attempts a few 

years since to drive them by violence from the city.  Slanders 

the most unfounded, if not invented, were retailed by the 

more respectable classes of the citizens and even in public 

prints, until the rabble of the city were excited, and the mob 

preparing to tear down Lane Seminary. -- Nor was [crossed out word "were"] the 

state of feeling in the city churches better than that of the world.  

Some people of color began to attend public worship, and to give 

some serious attention to the salvation of their souls.  Immediately 

a protest was published in the Cincinnati Journal against their 

mingling with the whites, even in the temple of God.  This pro-

test, it is true was from an individual, but that it gave no 

offense is sufficient to show what was the mind of the 

churches.  The proceedings of the trustees of Lane Seminary,


			
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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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