Enoch Cobb Wines was an American Congregational minister and penologist. He was born at Hanover, New Jersey, and graduated at Middlebury College in 1827. After teaching for some years he studied theology and began to preach in 1849. He served in a number of widely different positions in his lifetime. The foremost of them were: pastor at Cornwall, Vermont and East Hampton, Long Island; professor of languages in Washington College, Pennsylvania (1853); and president of St. Louis University in 1859. In 1862 he became secretary of the New York Prison Association, and of the National Prison Association in 1870. In 1871-72 he organized in London the first international congress on prison discipline.
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The Doctrine of Repenance
God commandeth all men everywhere to repent. (Acts 17:30)
THE DUTY OF REPENTANCE
General Nature of Repentance
The word repentance, in the original language of the New Testament, signifies an after-thought. It denotes a change wrought in the mind and intention by a retrospect of our past life. This change begins in the intellect, the sea ...read
The Hebrew Republic - Table of Contents
It is the proper function of the sciences to arrive at general principles; that is to say, primary, or general facts, in which all secondary, or particular facts are included. Gravitation may serve as an illustration of many meanings. By this one simple principle, astronomy explains all the complex laws of the celestial harmony.
In political, as ...read