Great (and slightly comical) J. Gresham Machen Quote

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Backwoods Presbyterian

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From Ned Stonehouse's Biography of J. Gresham Machen, pg. 84

"I have come to the conclusion that the two institutions which Germany most needs are (1) The Sabbath; and (2) American Football." -- J. Gresham Machen

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Another great quote, pg. 85

...What a wonderful aid tobacco is to friendship and Christian fellowship.
 

JennyG

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I'm a big admirer of Machen, so I'm sorry to see he held that erroneous opinion.
Nobody needs American football.
As everyone in the UK knows, American football is just Rugby, in armour
 

MLCOPE2

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I'm a big admirer of Machen, so I'm sorry to see he held that erroneous opinion.
Nobody needs American football.
As everyone in the UK knows, American football is just Rugby, in armour

Ouch! That stings a little. :lol:
 

Backwoods Presbyterian

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One should read Stonehouse's bio. Presents a whole different side to Machen that only a colleague and friend like Dr. Stonehouse could see.
 

JennyG

Puritan Board Graduate
I'm a big admirer of Machen, so I'm sorry to see he held that erroneous opinion.
Nobody needs American football.
As everyone in the UK knows, American football is just Rugby, in armour


Ouch! That stings a little. :lol:
You haven't by any chance changed your avatar, Michael....?
If I had got a good look at that guy, I doubt if I would have had the nerve to say what I did!!!
 
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