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The Rev. Dr. ''Robert Stuart MacArthur'' served for forty-one years pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, New York City.[http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm] Dr. MacArthur was one of the best known clergymen of American history.[http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm]
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The Rev. Dr. '''Robert Stuart MacArthur''' (born in Dalesville, Quebec, Canada, July 31, 1841) served for forty-one years pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, New York City.<ref>http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm</ref> Dr. MacArthur is one of the best known clergymen in American history.<ref>http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm</ref>
  
The Reverend Dr. MacArthur was an early proponent of [[Atheism and suicide|atheism being a causal factor for suicide]].  
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The Reverend Dr. MacArthur was an early proponent of [[atheism]] being a [[Atheism and suicide|causal factor for suicide]].<ref>http://www.adherents.com/misc/religion_suicide.html</ref><ref>http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/161/12/2303</ref><ref>[http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9507E2DC1131E033A25754C1A96F9C94659ED7CF NY Times, September 17, 1894, ATHEISM A CAUSE OF SUICIDE.; Dr. MacArthur Preaches on the Sin and Cowardice of Self-Destruction]</ref>
  
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The Rev. Dr. MacDonald declared concerning [[suicide]]:
 
{{cquote|It is mean and not manly; it is dastardly and not daring. A man who involves his innocent wife and children in financial disaster and disgrace and takes his life and leaves them to bear the burden he was unwilling to bear, is a coward.<ref>[http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9507E2DC1131E033A25754C1A96F9C94659ED7CF NY Times, September 17, 1894, ATHEISM A CAUSE OF SUICIDE.; Dr. MacArthur Preaches on the Sin and Cowardice of Self-Destruction]</ref>}}   
 
{{cquote|It is mean and not manly; it is dastardly and not daring. A man who involves his innocent wife and children in financial disaster and disgrace and takes his life and leaves them to bear the burden he was unwilling to bear, is a coward.<ref>[http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9507E2DC1131E033A25754C1A96F9C94659ED7CF NY Times, September 17, 1894, ATHEISM A CAUSE OF SUICIDE.; Dr. MacArthur Preaches on the Sin and Cowardice of Self-Destruction]</ref>}}   
  
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*[http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm Robert Stuart MacArthur biography]
 
*[http://www.electricscotland.com/history/descendants/chap79.htm Robert Stuart MacArthur biography]
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Latest revision as of 16:31, 3 December 2011

The Rev. Dr. Robert Stuart MacArthur was an early proponent of atheism being a causal factor for suicide.

The Rev. Dr. Robert Stuart MacArthur (born in Dalesville, Quebec, Canada, July 31, 1841) served for forty-one years pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, New York City.[1] Dr. MacArthur is one of the best known clergymen in American history.[2]

The Reverend Dr. MacArthur was an early proponent of atheism being a causal factor for suicide.[3][4][5]

The Rev. Dr. MacDonald declared concerning suicide:

It is mean and not manly; it is dastardly and not daring. A man who involves his innocent wife and children in financial disaster and disgrace and takes his life and leaves them to bear the burden he was unwilling to bear, is a coward.[6]

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