Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president
NYU Press, 2006 - Počet stran: 429
From the Ivy League to the oval office, Woodrow Wilson was the only professional scholar to become a U.S. president. A professor of history and political science, Wilson became the dynamic president of Princeton University in 1902 and was one of its most prolific scholars before entering active politics. Through his labors as student, scholar, and statesman, he left a legacy of elegant writings on everything from educational reform to religion to history and politics.
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The theme of struggle was again evident in “Christian Progress,” in which he
described progress in life as the progress of the soul. These essays appeared in
issues of the Presbyterian published from August to December 1876. Christ's
Christian Progress Addison, in his thoughtful essay on the immateriality of the
soul, has made use of this beautiful figure: “The soul considered with its Creator,
is like one of those mathematical lines that may draw nearer to another to all ...
The Bible and Progress On a national tour in anticipation of the 1912 election
year, Wilson stopped in Denver, Colorado, on May 7, 1911, to address a religious
meeting marking the three-hundredth anniversary of the publication of the King ...
We do not judge progress by material standards. America is not ahead of the
other nations of the world because she is rich. Nothing makes America great
except her thoughts, except her ideals, except her acceptance of those standards
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