Dr. Alexander Kohut

Jewish Delegate from New York, USA

 

Influence of the Hebrew Scriptures

"And why not strive through the coming ages to live in fraternal concord and harmonious unison with all the nations on the globe? Not theory but practice, deed not creed, should be the watchword of modern races stamped with the blazing characters of rational equity and unselfish brotherhood."

Read the full transcript of their speech at the 1893 Parliament of the World's Religions

 

 

References:

1. The World's Congress of Religions at the World's Columbian Exposition,Edited by J.W. Hanson, D.D.  Published by International Publishing Co., Chicago, IL and Philadephia, PA

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An illustrated and Popular Story of the World's First Parliament of Religions, Held in Chicago in Connection withe The Columbian Exposition of 1893. Edited by the Rev. John Henry Barrows, D.D. Chairman of the General Committee on Religious Congresses of the World's Congress Auxillary. Chicago, The Parliament Publishing Company, 1893.