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Recreation and Religion.

A Scotch parish minister has been discussing the rival claims of football and religious worship. He finds, tlint some pf the athletic youth in his congregations have been so wearied by their exertions at the fqq(ba]l nmtchos on the Saturday tlwtt th'py"cqulcl nqt cumu oiifc to church on' Sunday morning. vj.-hjj remedy' he proposes for this state of matters soym

.very like revolution in Scotch lirel^iwSil^? ideas. He proposes that the] footbill%f| match should bo postponed till the Sunday •: ' afternoon, and that his young people ■ should have their worship first and their ;V enjoyment afterwards. He defends hii ''!■■' proposal by the observation that, etymo*. ' logically, religion and recreation mean the j same thing. We are not so sure about that, but the fact that such a suggestion „ is made by a miiuHter in Scotland, proves i that Scotland is moving forward perhaps, l»fast, enough-,. Twenty r fi.ye. J ye ; jr||,a l g.o an-' j other Scotch minister was the mibject of .universal reprobation in Scotland because he suggested that a quiet walk on Sunday might-be a good thing; >Nowwb- have *6otball yon Sunday rccomniijnded.— "Daily Graphic." '

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Recreation and Religion., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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Recreation and Religion. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2437, 29 May 1890

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