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f Lspt. Lrem!yn and Lu. I      I A DISCUSSION ON THEOLOGY. A conscientious objector named D. J. Griffiths, 01 Heolhen farm, Llwynhendy, appealed at the meeting of the Carmar- thenshire County Tribunal held at Llan- elly yesterday, and said he was employed as an engineman at the Glyneoed Col- hery, devo 'ng his spare time to farm work. fit his..rf'peal Griffiths said he could not undertake military service directly or indirectly. All wars were positively an- tagonistic to the spirit and teachings of Christ whose person had dominated his life for years, and his nature was con- strained not only not to slay his fellow men but ewn not to he angry with his brothers. He was compelled to obey God rather than man. Testimonials were read from the. Rev. J. Evans, Bryn, and another. Capt. Cremlyn: In both letters read. the purport was that you lead a definite Christian life and that you are sincere and honest. Can you bring any evidence before this Tribunal that you ever pub- licly declared before the war that you were opposed to any kind of war for any purpose ?—No. Hey. J. Evans: You told me in Aug. 1914. Appellant: At. the beginning of the war I did. The Chairman (Mr. Wm. Griffiths) It does not follow that a man is a con- scientious objector merely because he is :1 thorough Christian. i Capt. Cremlyn: That is my point. I j may say that I accept every word of what the letter writers have said, but the man himself says he never uttered a word against war before August 1914. (To the appellant) Have you ever studied the history of Christ- carefully —Yes. Capt. Cremlyn Then what is your ex- planation of Christ's word to "sell your raiment and all you have got to buy a sword "-T, it wa-s on the eve of His betrayal and He tokl them to sell their garments to prove to the world that He gave His life for the world. Cremlyn: I am afraid your the- ology is a bit mixed. What is a sword for ? It is rot to plough land with, is it ? Appellant He said that to prove that He gave his life for the world. Capt. Cremlyn: I cannot follow your reasoning. Cant. Cremlyn: You state tlfat you arc constrained not to slay your fellowmen, but also not to be angry with them. Was Christ never angry with His fellow men ? —No. Capt. Cremlyn: Didn't he drive them out from the Temple ? Rev. J. Evans: No. Cremlyn: I am not asking you any questions. Appellant: He drove the atrnnal-s out of the Temple. Capt. Cremlyn: Do you mean to say He never drove the merchants out of the Temple ? Appellant: Animals in the Temple You are thinking of Daniel in the Hon's Yo,,i qre ihiiii?,]ng ol Dii,.iel iii The lion's The appeal was dismissed.

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