Departure from tradition at first seems irreligious; but...


Departure from tradition at first seems irreligious; but by-and-by, we learn that religion is not dark and narrow. We have only taken down the old fences to enlarge the field. Religion is not dying out of the world to-day; it is simply widening its sphere. It is growing larger and sunnier and brighter. The trouble used to be that it only struck a few chords in human nature; now the whole vast organ is beginning to thrill and sound and sing. The religion of to-day is gathering to itself and appropriating every element of beauty and strength and truth, that may be found in the realms of literature, science, music, art, sociology and criticism!—Exchange.

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The American Hemp Industry
March 7, 1903

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