Theological Index: References to the Principal Works in Every Department of Religious Literature. Embracing Nearly Seventy Thousand Citations, Alphabetically Arranged Under Two Thousand Heads

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Gould and Lincoln, 1868 - Religious literature - 489 pages
 

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Page 8 - History of his own Times,' is very entertaining. The style, indeed, is mere chit-chat. I do not believe that Burnet intentionally lied ; but he was so much prejudiced, that he took no pains to find out the truth. He was like a man who resolves to regulate his time by a certain watch ; but will not inquire whether the watch is right or not.
Page 447 - The CONNECTION between the SACRED WRITINGS and the LITERATURE of JEWISH and HEATHEN AUTHORS, particularly that of the Classical Ages: illustrated principally with a View to Evidence in Confirmation of the Truth of Revealed Religion.
Page 403 - The Race for Riches; and Some of the Pits into which the Runners Fall. Six Lectures applying the Word of God to the Traffic of Men.
Page 396 - The True History of the Church of Scotland from the Beginning of the Reformation unto the End of the Reign of King James VI.
Page 465 - Philological Proofs of the Original Unity and Recent Origin of the Human Race, derived from a Comparison of the Languages of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. 8vo, cloth. 6s (original price 12s 6d) Printed at the suggestion of Dr. Prichard, to whose works it will be found a useful supplement. JONES' (Morris Charles) Valle Crucis Abbey, its Origin and Fountion Charter.
Page 480 - I consider Jonathan Edwards the greatest of the sons of men. He ranks with the brightest luminaries of the Christian Church, not excluding any country, or any age since the apostolic.
Page 12 - This BOOKS can do; - nor this alone; they give New views to life, and teach us how to live; They soothe the grieved, the stubborn they chastise, Fools they admonish, and confirm the wise: Their aid they yield to all: they never shun The man of sorrow, nor the wretch undone: Unlike the hard, the selfish, and the proud, They fly not sullen from the suppliant crowd; Nor tell to various people various things, But show to subjects what they show to kings.

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