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" Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil. "
Visits of mercy; being the journal (second journal)of the stated preacher to ... - Page 153
by Ezra Stiles Ely - 1813
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The Complexion of Race: Categories of Difference in Eighteenth-century ...

Roxann Wheeler - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 371 pages
...impossible task of washing an Ethiop white, Cugoano asks his British readers: "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Then, may ye also do good that are accustomed to do evil."63 In this compilation of permanent (though natural) conditions based loosely on the Christian...
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Race, Colour and the Process of Racialization: New Perspectives from Group ...

Farhad Dalal - Psychology - 2002 - 251 pages
...2:12; Isiah 20:4-5 and Ezekeil 30:1-10. In Jeremiah, 13:23 we find the saying 'Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good that are accustomed to do evil'. Brown and colleagues say that God is saying to the occupants of Judah who have lived so long in sin,...
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A Powerful Marriage: Learning to Live Happily Ever-after

David Albert Farmer - Christian life - 2002 - 173 pages
...sincerely wrong. Because it is not our duty to change the other. The Bible says, "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Then may ye also do good that are accustomed to do evil" Jeremiah 13:23. We may think we are doing God's good will when we try to "improve" our mates, but we...
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God's Solution for Depression, Guilt and Mental Illness

Colin D. Standish, Russell R. Standish - Depressed persons - 2002 - 229 pages
...Jeremiah makes it plain that man on his own is unable to change his evil habits. Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil. Jeremiah 13:23 Thus we must squarely face every sinful habit, and by irrevocable trust in Christ change...
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Noah's Curse: The Biblical Justification of American Slavery

Stephen R. Haynes - Religion - 2002 - 322 pages
...of his father Noah's drunkenness. For example, in Jeremiah 13:23 we read, 'Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? Then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.' Here the black skin of the Negro is obviously a symbol of evil.'"'5 American Segregationist readings...
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The White African American Body: A Cultural and Literary Exploration

Charles D. Martin - History - 2002 - 221 pages
...Henshel. By permission of The Harvard Theatre Collection, The Houghton Library. Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil — Jeremiah 13:23 The term Leopard Child worked two ways. Most obviously, the moniker pointed to the...
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American Lazarus: Religion and the Rise of African American and Native ...

Joanna Brooks - Literary Collections - 2003 - 272 pages
...Hall dismissed these prospects and spectacles by invokingjeremiah 13:23: "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil." The scripture had been manipulated by white theologians to coindicate blackness with a natural state...
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Lectures on Systematic Theology, Volume 1

Charles Grandison Finney, Richard Friedrich - Religion - 2003 - 692 pages
...discourse, we might justly infer a proper inability. For example, Jer. xiii. 23: "Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil." This and similar passages recognize the influence of habit. "Then may ye who are accustomed to do evil:"...
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The Diary of Samuel Rogers, 1634-1638

Samuel Rogers - History - 2004 - 186 pages
...See above, p. 74 and n. m The last part is a gesture towards Jer. 13:23 - 'Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.' 3-" Samuel's uncle, John Rogers, the renowned lecturer of Dedham, Essex. After a long career, with...
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Spreading the Gospel in Colonial Virginia: Sermons and Devotional Writings

Edward L. Bond - History - 2004 - 571 pages
...buy any thing without a Nick, or to sell the least Trifle without a Bite. Can the Ethiopian change his Skin, or the Leopard his Spots? then may ye also do Good, that are accustomed to do Evil. Jer. xiii. 23. The Habit of shuffling and cousening will be so grafted and rooted in their very Nature,...
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