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by Henry Van Dyke

eBook The Mansion epub
  • ISBN: 1147382557
  • Author: Henry Van Dyke
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Nabu Press (March 16, 2010)
  • Pages: 72 pages
  • ePUB size: 1279 kb
  • FB2 size 1312 kb
  • Formats txt lit doc mbr


49 quotes from Henry Van Dyke: 'Time is Too Slow for those who Wait, Too Swift for those who Fear, Too Long for those who . Are you willing to do these things for a day? Then you are ready to keep Christmas! ― Henry Van Dyke.

49 quotes from Henry Van Dyke: 'Time is Too Slow for those who Wait, Too Swift for those who Fear, Too Long for those who . Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air; And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair; And it's sweet to dream in Venice, and it's great to study Rome; But when it comes to living, there is no place like home.

Henry Jackson van Dyke (1852-1933) attended Princeton University, then served as pastor of the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City. Seventeen years later, he returned to Princeton as a professor of English literature. Afterward, he held a number of eminent posts: American ambassador to the Netherlands and Luxembourg, moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, Commander of the Legion of Honor, and President of the National Institute of Arts and Letters.

Henry van Dyke (1852 – 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor of. He graduated from Princeton University in 1873 and from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1877 and served as a professor o. .English literature at Princeton between 1899 and 1923. In 1908-09 Dr. van Dyke was an American lecturer at the University of Paris. By appointment of President Wilson he became Minister to the Netherlands and Luxembourg in 1913. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and received many other honors. His son is Tertius van Dyke. He chaired the committee that wrote the first.

Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman. Van Dyke was born on November 10, 1852, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Henry Jackson van Dyke Sr. (1822–1891), a prominent Brooklyn Presbyterian clergyman known in the antebellum years for his anti-abolitionist views. The family traced its roots to Jan Thomasse van Dijk, who emigrated from Holland to North America in 1652.

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Henry van Dyke Jr. was a noted author, clergyman and academician, best known for his role in the publication . was a noted author, clergyman and academician, best known for his role in the publication of ‘The Book of Common Worship’. The Gospel of a World of Sin’, published in the same year, was another of his well-known works of this phase. Quotes: You, Death, Will, Character.

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Comments: (7)
Tygokasa
I absolutely loved this short story. The lessons it teaches about true Christianity are vibrant and clear. It is slightly reminiscent of "A Christmas Carol", but it differs also in powerful ways. The main character believes he is a good Christian, and feels that he has done much good in the world. He has done much good, but all of it has been calculated to be of benefit to him in this life. He learns through a beautiful Christmas Eve experience that you can receive your rewards on earth, or in heaven, but not in both places.
Azago
This book was recommended to me after a Christmas devotional by President Monson. After reading it, and understanding one of the reasons that this book was talked about, I have to say that I really enjoyed the message. It is one of forgetting oneself and focusing on the needs of others, which is something that is often forgotten in this world. It is a simple book, short, and a lot of life's meanings can be found from this.
Ubrise
I read "The Mansion" for the first time last year. I immediately felt inspired by the story and wished I had read it years ago. To see that someone had illustrated the story was so exciting. I bought the book as soon as I saw it. The illustrations add to the story and make it so adult and child alike can appreciate the message given. This will be a book I will read yearly at Christmas time.
Fomand
Such a great book! I think it's going to be a new family tradition to read this at Christmas time! Beautiful illustrations and educational on what it means to be charitable and loving to your fellow man.
Laizel
I have read this twice now over the course of 2 months (Nov-Jan 5). Each time it has brought me to think of what I have given to others with pure joy of giving.
I will continue to live modestly and give freely for the blessings I receive from this way of life is immeasurable here on earth. But I can honestly say I am rich in heart.
As you read this book, look at your own life and reflect....change if you feel the need.
Milleynti
This is one book I should read at least once a year. Profound. Straight to the gut then up to the heart. Excellent. And it accomplished all that without one F-word. Amazing what beautiful literature can accomplish.
Arador
This is my second time reading "The Mansion" and I'm thinking of making it a holiday tradition. It is a wonderful short story about the true spirit of giving. Definitely a must read!

What counts in heaven is what's truly given during our time on earth. "Lay not up for yourself treasures upon earth. ... But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven." —Matthew 6:19-21
Lest we lose proper perspective for our value in life, reading this will remind us that that what we have and do here is part of a greater plan. Take 30 minutes and read it for yourself.
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