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REV, SEWALL S. CUTTING, EDITOR,
PROFESSOR WILLIAM GAMMELL,
AND WITH THE ADVICE OF
THE REV. DOCTORS WM. R. WILLIAMS AND A. C. KENDRICK.
1 2 2 NASSAU STREET.
Baptism and Terms of Communion, Fuller's, Human Nature, Rectitude of, Burnap, 479.
Hygiene, Sweetser's Mental, 633.
Leigh's, Autobiography, 636.
Baptist, A Pædobaptist Church no Home for,
Examination of Joshua x. 12-15, 595.
Noel on Baptism, 1.
Nineveh and its Remains, 111.
Neander, Death of, 624.
Neander on the Phillippians, 629.
321 ; Spencer's Sketches of Travel in Egypt and
the Holy Land, 368; Campbell's Lives of the
Chief Justices, 427 ; President Wayland's Re-
port on Brown University, 442; Works on Social-
ism, 520; Hon. T. Butler King's Report on
California, 573; Sights in the Gold Region and
Scenes by the Way, ib; Eldorado, ib; Three
Years in California, ib.
Rural Hours, 635.
Reminiscences of Congress, March's, 640.
Salvation, Howell's Way of, 147.
Soul and Instinct, 152.
Seaside and Fireside, Longfellow's, 318.
Southey, Coleridge, 321.
Slavic Nations, Languages and Literature, 477.
Society, American Baptist Home Mission, 480;
American Baptist Publication, ib; American
and Foreign Bible, 481.
Suspiria de Profundis, 639.
Sleep, Fosgatis, 641.
Socialism in the United States, 520.
Theophany, Turnbull's, 317.
Territories on the Pacific, 573.
No. LIX. - JANUARY, 1850.
ART. 1.- NOEL ON BAPTISM. Essay on Christian Baptism. By the Hon. and Rev. BAP
TIST W. NOEL. London and New-York. 1849.*
The secession of Mr. Noel from the Established Church of England, on account of its union with the State, as well as its numerous corruptions both of doctrine and discipline, is justly regarded both in this country and in Europe as a significant event. More significant still is his frank and courageous adoption of Baptist sentiments. For these are not, as some would have us believe, mere sectarian notions, or trivial distinctions, having no relation to the great body of evangelical truth, or the practical working of our common Christianity. Were this the case, no earnest and comprehensive mind, like that of Mr. Noel, would attach to them the slightest importance, above all would make them the ground of a painful separation from his Pædobaptist brethren.
It is difficult, perhaps, in this country, thoroughly to appreciate the change, not merely of opinion and practice, but of position and influence, which such a movement involves. Mr. Noel is connected by birth and station with’the aristocracy of England. He is the father of a large and interesting family, the members of which, in ordinary circumstances, might hope to intermarry with that aristocracy, who, with all
# The references in this article are to the London edition of Mr. Noel's work. A handsome edition has just been published by Harper & Brothers, which is also issued with the
imprint of Lewis Colby, and that of Gould, Kendall and Lincoln. The same impression, as we presume, has also been issued by E. H. Fletcher, with an Introduction by Dr. Dowling. VOL. XV.-NO. LIX.