Rev. Thos. Richey, D.D.

Christian Delegate from New York, New York, USA


The Relations Between the Anglican Church and the Church of the First Ages

"I think this parliament of religions represents one great principle, whatsoever may be the objections to it upon other grounds. It is the principle, which has been enunciated with eloquence and power here before, that religion is natural to man as man and makes the human race one."

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




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.