Excerpt from A Washington Bible Class Theology, always an interesting theme, is never more interesting than in an intellectual center like Washington. As the basis, the interpretation, and the inspiration of politics, theology is surveyed with a keener scrutiny than in the more tranquil, the less strenuous spheres of life. In an atmosphere of debate, theoretical errors are promptly detected; and men who are wont to reply, listen to the argument of the pulpit with an alertness born of the habit of replying, though they listen perforce in silence. A mother in Washington, high in the ranks of politics, fashion, and all the arts and graces of life, a mother of growing sons, took counsel with other mothers like-minded, as to what should be the religious teaching of her boys. Their clever, alert young minds absolutely rejected sundry received doctrines; nor could she enforce statements which her own reason could buttress only with authority. A mother of growing daughters, a lissome, gladsome, winsome group, unburdened her soul of similar perplexities concerning their uprearing. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.