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The Bohlen Lectures, 1882

THE

RELATION OF CHRISTIANITY

TO

CIVIL SOCIETY

BY

SAMUEL SMITH HARRIS, D.D., LL.D.

Bishop of Michigan

DELIVERED IN THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY,

PHILADELPHIA, IN ADVENT, 1882

NEW YORK
THOMAS WHITTAKER

2 AND 3 BIBLE HOUSE

1883

COPYRIGHT, 1883,

BY THOMAS WHITTAKER.

Franklin Press :
RAND, AVERY, AND COMPANY,

BOSTON.

THE JOHN BOHLEN LECTURESHIP.

JOHN BOHLEN, who died in this city on the twenty-sixth day of April, 1874, bequeathed to trustees a fund of One Hundred Thousand Dollars, to be distributed to religious and charitable objects in accordance with the well-known wishes of the testator.

By a deed of trust, executed June 2, 1875, the trustees, under the will of Mr. BOHLEN, transferred and paid over to “The Rector, Church Wardens, and Vestrymen of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia,” in trust, a sum of money for certain designated purposes, out of which fund the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars was set apart for the endowment of THE JOHN BOHLEN LECTURESHIP, upon the following terms and conditions :

“The

money shall be invested in good, substantial, and safe securities, and held in trust for a fund to be called The John Bohlen Lectureship; and the income shall be applied annually to the payment of a qualified person, whether clergyman or layman, for the delivery and publication of at least one hundred copies of two or more lecture sermons. These lectures shall be delivered at such time and place, in the city of Philadelphia, as the persons

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