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California, the promised land

Macfarlane, Peter Clark

California, the promised land

a toast

by Macfarlane, Peter Clark

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Published by Cameron & Bulkley in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • California.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Clark Macfarlane at the tenth annual banquet of the California Society of New York, Hotel St. Regis, March eighth, 1913.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF866 .M14
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8] p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6558745M
      LC Control Number13015356
      OCLC/WorldCa28435292

      For it is a choice land, saith God wherefore I will have all men that dwell thereon that they shall worship me.” (2 Ne. –) The alternative to enjoying this liberty and happiness through acceptance of and obedience to Jesus Christ is made clear by the Book of Mormon. It gives certain answers and abundant evidence. If America is the land where the world goes in search of miracles and redemption, California is the land where Americans go. It is America's America, the symbol of raw hope and brave (even foolish) invention, where ancient traditions and inhibitions are abandoned at the border.

      The author of My Promised Land is a dreamer with an addiction to reality. He holds out for affirmation without illusion. Shavit’s book is an extended test of his own capacity to maintain his principles in full view of the brutality that surrounds them.”—Leon Wieseltier, The New York Times Book Review “Spellbinding. The Promised Land (Polish: Ziemia obiecana, Polish pronunciation: [ˈʑɛmʲia ɔbʲiɛˈt͡sana]) is an novel by the Polish author and Nobel laureate, Władysław Reymont; first published in is considered one of his most important works after The novel The Promised Land was originally published as installments in the industrial city of Łódź by the daily Kurier.

        Unlike so many books about Jews in the West, “California Jews” doesn’t close the book on the Jewish community in the era when Adolph Sutro was mayor and Abe Ruef was boss. “I think, for a lot of people, there are real parallels between California and Israel. There’s an idea this is the promised land, with the same climate. I think. This paper will attempt to explore the importance of the promised land to the Hebrews as demonstrated by writings in the Old Testament. The five books of the Pentateuch tell us of the creation of the Hebrews from Abram (Abraham), God's covenant with Abram for the promised land, Abraham's sons, one of which would carry forth the Hebrews' religion (Isaac) and the other who would be expelled.


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