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Faith of a Briton 
Text  Green, Rev. Canon Bryan, Faith of a Briton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 30 Oct 1952, 63-73  The faith of an Englishman. The need to live close to reality. One of the speaker's greatest "beefs": that the Christian Churches sometimes don't live close to reality. A response to the question "What is the faith of an Englishman today?" with three characteristics, and a brief discussion of...
Wide, Wide World 
Text  Eisendrath, Rabbi Maurice N., Wide, Wide World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 4 Dec 1958, 128-141  Ways in which this is a wide, wide world: geographically, religiously, culturally, racially, with many examples. The speed with which Communism influence is spreading throughout the Far East. Reasons for the success of the Communist influence, and for the failure of Christianity and other Western...
New Knowledge, New Possibilities, New Responsibilities--A Christian Perspective 
Text  Scott, The Most Reverend Edward Walter, New Knowledge, New Possibilities, New Responsibilities--A Christian Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Mar 1983, 289-299  Viewing things from a Christian perspective. The speaker's personal religious beliefs. A brief review of our culture and knowledge. New possibilities brought about by new knowledge. Making choices not in the context of absolute freedom, but in the context of various possibilities that lie before...
The Christian Minority in the World of Tomorrow 
Text  Howse, Rev. Ernest M., The Christian Minority in the World of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 25 Jan 1962, 134-148  A few representative experiences and impressions chosen from the speaker's experience at the Assembly of the World Council of Churches in New Delhi. A description of India and Indian life. The problem of population and the increase of population. Economic and social conditions found in India. The...
India Today 
Text  Wilkinson, Rt. Rev. C.R.H., India Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 12 Nov 1953, 66-75  India as the leading nation of the Orient. The dependency of other eastern countries upon the leadership of India. A new era for India since independence in 1947. A new sense of dignity and national pride in the people of India, as a result of independence. The earnest desire on the part of the...
Personal Responsibility and Interdependence 
Text  Ramsey, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, Personal Responsibility and Interdependence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 13 Aug 1963, 1-15  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The English Speaking Union, The Canadian Club of Toronto, The Royal Commonwealth Society and The St. George's Society. Links in the history of friendship and affection between Canada and Great Britain, with a personal example from the speaker. The...
Foundations for Peace 
Text  Vandry, Rt. Rev. Ferdinand, Foundations for Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 28 Feb 1952, 260-268  An examination of democracy. Requirements; certain imperative conditions in order to consider democracy as the best form of government. First, an accurate notion of right. A discussion of various rights which we have come to think of as human rights. Positive law, proceeding from the free will of...
Salute to Britain 
Text  Villeneuve, His Eminence Cardinal J.M. Rodrigue, Salute to Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 17 Apr 1941, 481-494  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The speaker's views on Canada's future. Issues of Canadian unity. Educational rights in and outside of Quebec. Religious education. The separatist movement. Relations between English and French Canadians. Saluting Great Britain on...
India and the Empire 
Text  Raja-Singham, A.I., India and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 31 Jan 1935, 229-245  Why the speaker chose this topic. Self-determination. Different approaches that have been taken to the problem of India. Words from the Ex Lord Mayor of Calcutta and from Rabindranath Tagore, representing different views of India, between which lie the view of the vast majority of the people of...
The Prospects of International Order 
Text  Paton, Dr. William, The Prospects of International Order, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 26 Mar 1942, 340-354  The importance of moral and spiritual questions as well as those of a political or economic type. The necessity of victory before any international order of Christian civilization can develop. Three features of victory: the complete evacuation of the conquered territories; the ending of those...
The Only Way to Save Civilization 
Text  Murray, Major Gladstone, The Only Way to Save Civilization, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 17 Feb 1949, 224-233  Gaining an understanding of the problems of today by envisaging these problems as a consequence of history. Man achieving civilization as a response to a challenge in a situation which rouses him to make a hitherto unprecedented effort. How modern man is distinguished from the cave-man. A...
Matthews, The Rt. Rev. Victoria 
Text  Bishop of The Anglican Church of Canada, Matthews, The Rt. Rev. Victoria, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 20 Oct 1994, 35-44  Pondering Canada's soul. What makes this topic both "incredibly trendy and forbidden." The question and topic of Canada: "a nation in search of her soul, from the perspective of three words. … definition, discipline and self sacrifice." A discussion of each of these words. Speaking from the...
The Continuing World Conflict 
Text  Davies, Rev. Dr. Emlyn, The Continuing World Conflict, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 14 Mar 1963, 230-239  An examination of the Communist challenge from one "who regards Communism as one of the two most serious contenders for the dominance of the world." As a servant of the Church, seeking to promote the Christian case, the speaker regards it fitting that he should address the Communist challenge, out...
The Church Amid World Cultures 
Text  Wilkinson, Right Rev. Frederick High, The Church Amid World Cultures, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 28 Mar 1963, 252-262  The forthcoming Anglican Congress, under the title "The Church Amid World Cultures." The holding of world assemblies of churches: some background and current events and activities. Churchmen as citizens of their country and of their community, with the example of John Strachan and what he did in...
Lambeth and Church Unity 
Text  Wilkinson, The Right Reverend Frederick Hugh, Lambeth and Church Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 9 Oct 1958, 23-37  The Lambeth Conference--the ninth assembly of Anglican bishops from all parts of the world, presided over by the 99th Archbishop of Canterbury. Details of the opening service and some of the people attending. The international and catholic character of the Conference. "Reconciliation" as the theme...
Where Are We Going? 
Text  Ramsey, The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Arthur Michael, Where Are We Going?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 18 Oct 1971, 33-45  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. "Where are we going?" as a larger, global question addressed to the human race at large. Some universal concerns: affluence and poverty; pollution; risks of war; crime and violence; greed and selfishness. Possible...
The Forward Movement 
Text  Cody, Rev. Dr.; Gundy, J.H., The Forward Movement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 15 Jan 1920, 20-35  Mr. J.H. Gundy: A Forward Movement, an inter-church national campaign, with the support of the strongest men in the country behind it. The destruction of the Prussian machine by our men from Canada and other parts of the Empire, from the U.S. and from France. Only the spirit of selfishness left;...
Forces at Work in India and the Far East 
Text  Mckay, Rev. Dr. R.P., Forces at Work in India and the Far East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Jan 1908, 132-141  Travelling in the East and feeling grateful that one is a British subject. Feeling the influence of Britain when passing through the Continent of Europe. Britain's position in India: what she has done and what the opportunities of the future are to be. India as great, almost, as the whole of...
The East, The West and the Bible 
Text  Coggan, His Grace The Archbishop of York, The Most Rev. Dr. Donald, The East, The West and the Bible, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 1 Jun 1967, 33-40  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto, and the Canadian Bible Society. Why a subject connected with the Bible is so immediately relevant to the 20th-century world. Answers to questions of life found in the Bible. Claims of truth. The importance of the Bible....
Victorious Peace 
Text  Smith, Walter George, Victorious Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 21 Feb 1918, 123-130  The principles upon which, and upon which only, peace can be made with the Central Powers of Europe, as stated by the President of the United States in his last address to Congress. The inception of this war based on the motive of robbery, and in its conduct has been marked by an atrocious cruelty...
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