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A MAGAZINE OF

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· AD OUR LEADING ARTICLE “AMERICANISM - WHAT IT IS”

Religious Liberty

Association

DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES 1. We believe in God, in the Bible as the word of God, and in the separation of church and state as taught by Jesus Christ.

2. We believe that the ten commandments are the law of God, and that they comprehend man's whole duty to God and man.

3. We believe that the religion of Jesus Christ is founded in the law of love of God, and needs no human power to support or enforce it. Love cannot be forced.

4. We believe in civil government as divinely ordained to protect men in the enjoyment of their natural rights and to rule in civil things, and that in this realm it is entitled to the respectful obedience of all.

5. We believe it is the right, and should be the privilege, of every individual to worship or not to worship, according to the dictates of his own conscience, provided that in the exercise of this right he respects the equal rights of others.

6. We believe that all religious legislation tends to unite church and state, is subversive of human rights, persecuting in character, and opposed to the best interests of both church and state.

7. We believe, therefore, that it is not within the province of civil government to legislate on religious questions.

8. We believe it to be our duty to use every lawful and honorable means to prevent religious legislation, and oppose all movements tending to unite church and state, that all may enjoy the inestimable blessings of civil and religious liberty.

9. We believe in the inalienable and constitutional right of free speech, free press, peaceable assembly, and petition.

10. We also believe in temperance, and regard the liquor traffic as a curse to society.

For further information regarding the principles of this association, address the Religious Liberty Association, Takoma Park, Washington, D. C. (secretary, C. S. Longacre), or any of the affiliated organizations given below:

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“Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof." Leviticus 25:10.

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Issued quarterly

Printed and published by the
REVIEW AND HERALD PUB, ASSN., AT TAKOMA PARK, WASHINGTON, D. C., U. S. A.

VOL. XVII
FIRST QUARTER, 1922

NO. 1 CHARLES S. LONGACRE, Editor

CALVIN P. BOLLMAN, Managing Editor WILLIAM F. MARTIN, Associate Editor

CONTENTS

Frontispiece

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Illumination of the United States Capitol ........
Americanism; What It Is

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The International Conference for the Limitation of Armaments

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Jamestown Declared Birthplace of Americanism
Proposed Sunday Legislation Recalls Imprisonment of John Bunyan
Liberty of the Press .......
A Significant Statement
American Vindication of the Rights of Man ............
The Church Triumphant; the State in Ruins
Reform Logic Which Leads to the Inquisition
The Policy of “Sunday Laws"
The Church, the State, and the Bible ................
Religious Propaganda Under Civil Disguise ...
The Pharisaism of Sunday Laws
A Denial and a Correction
The Bible and Religion in the Public Schools
Note and Comment
Roger Williams, “ The First American ” .........

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