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PREFACE TO THE SIXTH EDITION.
It would be affectation in me were I to pretend any longer to keep up the anonymity of the authorship of JOSHUA DAVIDSON. The secret has become known, as such secrets always do become known; and in one or two instances I myself was obliged to reveal it for the sake of truth and honesty. Now I come forward in my own person, prepared to take the full consequences of what I have written as Joshua's friend "John."
I would like to say a few words about the Communistic part of the book. Believing as I do, and as I think could be proved from the words of the Gospels as well as from the whole tenour of Christ's life, that pure Christianity, as taught by Him whom men