Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Temperance visitor in Finland

"The character of the Finnish clergy is very much like that of the Swedish. Whilst there are some truly pious and excellent men, there are many who, though very interesting and agreeable and well-educated, have but little zeal, and whose preaching is far from being such as it should be."

Robert Baird: Visit to Northern Europe: Or, Sketches Descriptive, Historical... (1842)

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