Catechism

Reading experience

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Catechism

Reading experience
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Evidence

[QUOTATION] […] I am a d − d bad correspondent […]. However this letter is a sign of amendment, is it not? And of what we call in the Scotch Catechism, “endeavour after new obedience.”

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Notes
Question 87 in the Westminster Shorter Catechism of 1647, adopted by the General Synod of the Church of Scotland in 1648, asks: “What is repentance unto life?” Answer: “Repentance unto life is a saving grace, whereby a sinner, out of a true sense of his sin, and apprehension of the mercy of God in Christ, doth, with grief and hatred of is sin, turn from it unto God, with full purpose of, and endeavour after, new obedience.” Editors’ Note 1 to this letter explains that RLS had met Alfred Dowson (the father of the future poet Ernest Dowson) at Menton.

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Accessed on 2019/10/14 00:17:48

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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Catechism

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-21435

Evidence

[QUOTATION] […] I am a d &#8722; d bad correspondent […]. However this letter is a sign of amendment, is it not? And of what we call in the Scotch Catechism, “endeavour after new obedience.”

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Born in 1850

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Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
Scotland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Question 87 in the Westminster Shorter Catechism of 1647, adopted by the General Synod of the Church of Scotland in 1648, asks: “What is repentance unto life?” Answer: “Repentance unto life is a saving grace, whereby a sinner, out of a true sense of his sin, and apprehension of the mercy of God in Christ, doth, with grief and hatred of is sin, turn from it unto God, with full purpose of, and endeavour after, new obedience.” Editors’ Note 1 to this letter explains that RLS had met Alfred Dowson (the father of the future poet Ernest Dowson) at Menton.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78730
Accessed on 2019/10/14 00:17:48

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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