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The Bible Chairs

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In a brief interview wifch Rev. A. Yonng, pastor of the Church i. the Courier learnod that he kaa beetn wo.king for the endownient oí tire Bible Ohair.s d uring the past summer. He gaya Ui;it whAle he has only secured sevearal small bequests, rajiglnig froim $2,000 lo $5,000 eaoh, that the interest in tiie Bible work is rapidly growing. The Bible Chairs are eupported by the Chris; inn "Wonnen's I'.oard of Missions, a national organization, and auxni'.iavies of tihat board repreBentslng twenty-one states have already g-iiven over $5,000 in cash to the support of the work, beskles much more An good pledges. Rev. Mr. Youiig expressed the hope that in time all oí the leading evangélica! denomíaiations would have regular prafessorships in biblical instruclion ia comparative religions, history, etc, comnected with the guild halls in tjie city. He telieves that lme day there will be a grand union Bible school in Ann Arbor where young men and women can study the Bible ucicntifically frcwn the standpoMit of history and literature. Bev. Mr. Willett reports that already ne-ariy Ktfty students have enroiled hl the classes under the auspfces of the Bible Chairs since the University opened. Classes have 1 Iveen orsraiKzed in the Life of Ghrifit, the Life of Paul, Prophecy, ChvistiaJi Missions, and aiso a Bible Normal clnss, dspecially designed for the training of Sunday School teachers. It -vvould be well tor the Sunday School teachers of our city to attend ths Bible Normal class, Avhich meets e"ry Saturday afternoon. Rev. Mr. Willett discusses the Sunday School lesson for the following Sunday, in illustrating hds methods of work. Tlie Bible Chair classes meet ioi Newberry Hall.


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