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THE SYNOD AND PASTOR CHINIQUY.

TO THE EDITOB.

Srii,—ln your, iaeue of this, morning appears a report of the proceedinga of the Otago Synod, in which the Key. L. Mackie moved a' resolution welcoming the Key. Pastor Chiniquy. I under.-land a letter of welcome has also been addreeeod to. this rev. firebrand by a society calling themselves the "Young Men's Christian Association." : . ■,'■ '■■■ : ;;• ! •-•!.;

Heavens, Sir, to what a depth of; degradation has Christianity fallen in these days, when men calling, themselves the disciples of the Great Founder of our religion will hold .out, the right hand of fellowship, to a man like Chiniquy, offering a welcome to him tq come' and sow the seeds of religious discord amongst' us I To the credit of the Presbyterian body, I am glad to gee that the Rev. Dr Stuart told the Moderator that the Key. L. Mackie was asking too much. All credit to him. ■ " ■ The Church of Rome, Sir, hag existed for centuries ; has been the grand,educator and civilia. rof the wo)Id, and Ido not think that even Pailor Chiniquy can do her much barm. Sir, I would . ask—humbly atk—the rev. gentlemen of the Presbylerian Synod an<l those holy men calling themselves the "'Young I Men's Obristian Association" (bless the mark!) ■ to study for: their own benefit- the glorious laws laid down for us all injthe testament of Jesus of Nazareth,—l am, &c,. ■, j ■.■ ; M. A. CoiLiNg. ;, Dunedin, January 20th. ;■.,., ...- -;.. , ■

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THE SYNOD AND PASTOR CHINIQUY., Otago Daily Times, Issue 5592, 22 January 1880, Supplement

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THE SYNOD AND PASTOR CHINIQUY. Otago Daily Times, Issue 5592, 22 January 1880, Supplement

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