The Charted Course of the Church in Education

As a schoolboy, I was thrilled with the great debate between the two giants Daniel Webster and Robert Y. Hayne. The beauty of their oratory, the sublimity of Webster’s lofty expression of patriotism, and the forecast of the civil struggle to come for the mastery of freedom over slavery all stirred me to the very depths. The debate began over the Foot Resolution concerning the public lands. It developed into consideration…