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Adams Mr. of Roxbury, Extract from 660 , Haven Mr. Extract from

658
Albert Von Haller
62 || Henry Malthe W Account of

237
American Education Society
303 Heres; Ken.arhs on

364
Amusements

44, 601
Hilliard Nr. Extract from

660
Apostolic Fathers on the Divinity of Hope of Future kepentance

126
Christ

290 | Hopkins Dr. Samuel Account of 554
Appleton I'r. Extract from

056 Hopkinson Judge, Remarks on his
Barnard Dr. Extract from
661 Leller

294
Beecher Dr. in Reply to the Chris-

Howard Dr. Extract from

659
tian Examiner

17, 72, 181 Indians, their Rights Vidicated 141, 492,
Biblical Illustrations

106 and 517
Boston Recorder
437 Infidelity what constitutes

1, 8, 447
Byles Dr Extract from
658 | Tuficiels Erglish Extracis from

2
Calvin Biographical Sketch of 559, 615 Inspiration of the Scriptures

369
Calvin's treatnient of Servelus 616 621 Jacobi Henry

64
Calvinists not believe that lofants

Jews Creed iicm Lightfoot

377
are damned
23, 72, 181 | Jews Milman's llistory of

480
Celsus testifies to the divinity of Jonah's History Detence of

161
Christ

234 Ju-tin. Nariyr on the Divinity of
Channing Dr. on Associations
129 Cbrist

344
on Revivals of Religion 131 || Knapp's Greek Testament

440
on Missions
132 Latirop Dr. Extract from

659
on the Sabbath

135 Liberalisis admit the Orinodoxy of
Chauncy Dr. Extracts from

652
the Scriptures

457
Cherokees, their Improvements 144 Lucian's account of Early Christians 223
Christians Early, opinions of respect- Mayhew Dr. Extract from

657
ing the Trinity
225, 287, 344 Mosheim's Sermons

667
Christian Liberty

380 Natural Afections not Holiness 169, 236
Christian Faibers on Inspiration 441 Natural History of Enthusiasm Ex-
Christian Examiner on Universalism S87 tracts from

330
on Inspiration 420 Neander's Church History Extracts from 230
Christianity Nature, Ceriaimy and Newton Sir Isaac noia Úvitarian 281
Evidence of

414 Orihode x Treatinent of in Massachu-
Churches Rights of 506, 50, 610, 649

645
Claudius Malhas
63 Osgood Dr. Extract from

661
Convention of Congregational Minis- Paley's Change of Sentiments

381
ters
248 Pemberton Dr. Extract from

657
Consociations Remarks on
606 Pilgrims Character of

631
Conversion of President Edwards 35 Protestants Faith of in Inspiration of
of William Cowper
37 the Scriptures

91
of David Brainard

38 Recent Publications 49, 109, 167, 335, 391,
of Dr. Samur! Hopkins 39 444, 551, 578, 612
of Andrew Fuller
40 Remarks on Isaiah vii. 14

404, 460
of Samuel J. Mills

42 Senuabier's Account of Calvin and
Culture Moral and Intellectual
572 Servetus

621
Darraconi Ridson account of

86 Sentiments of former Ministers in and
Death-bed Repentance Inefficacy of 511 around Boston

651
Deaib-bed Scenes

623 Separations among Congregationalists 541
Dr. Dinter
70 | Smith Dr. Adam Extract from

604
Disappointment in the Last Day 337, Stollbug Count

63
Dyspepsy Remarks on

575 Sullivan lale Governor Letter from 458
Education Reporier

437 | System in Religious Charities Benefits of 567
Education Societies account of
3011, Tappan Dr. Extract from

662
Elliot Dr. Exiraci from
656 Thaicber Dr. Extract from

(59
Elocution Remarks on
314, 359 The Theatre

597
Emmons' Dr. Sermons

594 | Transubstantiation and the Trinity 379
- Eternal Death

467 | Unilarians Infidelity of Some 10, 424, 549
French Mr Extract from

CCO

call the Germans Infidels 451
Gay Mr. Extract from

658

deny the Scriptures to be
Geneva Siate of at Different periods 163

a Revelation

95
Germany Decline, Revival, and Pre-

deny the In: piration of
seni State of Evangelical Reli-

ihe Scriptures

424
gion in

57

their views of the Old
German Rationalisis

453
Testament

102, 544
Good Dr. Account of

196

have concealed their Sen-
Griesbach's Greek Testament

438

iments 113, 443, 446, 549
Hamann John G.

63

most of them Universa-
Harvard University, Accounts of the

lists
late Treasurer of

Inconsistencies of

394
Harvard University shall I send iny Unitarianism present State of in Eng-
Son to

323, 388
laud

279

210, 548
517, 606

ery of

Unitarianism in New England, Letters

Wilson's History of Dissenting
on the introduction and Progress

Churches and Meeting Houses
of

113, 394, 503

in London, Westinister and
Unitarianism, Political influence of in

Southwark

532
Massachusetts

612

Professor Hitchcock's Lectures
Unitarianism, Facts relative to its ear-

on Diet, Regimen and Em-
ly Propagation in Massachusetts 665

ployment

576
Unitarian Ministrations in England

Dr. Hopkin's Sermon on the
Effects of

533

Importance of Considering
Unitarian Advocate, Notice of

Chrisi in his high and glorious
Universalism defined

203
Character

582
Christian Examiner on 387

Dr. Wisner's History of the
Wegscheider Account of

452

Old South Church in Boston;
West Dr. of Stockbridge, Biograph-

and of Dr. llawes Tribute to
ical Sketch of

382

the memory of the Pilgrims 630
West Dr. of New Bedford, Letter

INDEX OF CRUICAL NOTICES.
from to Gov. Sullivan

460 Notice of Blaisdale's Lessons in Intel-
West Dr. of Boston, Extract from 655

lectual Philosophy

49
West Dr. Letter from
669 Bluni's Veracity of the Gospels

50
Willard President Extract from

659 Macarius, or Memoirs of a Naval
Youth Irreligious Character and Mis-

Oficer

51
47

Essays by William Penn on the
Zollikofer, Notice of his Sermons 59

Rights of the Indians

51
INDEX OF REVIEWS.

Dr. Skinner's Sermon on the
Review of Publications by Rev. Parsons

Death of Nr. Bruen

52
Cooke

21, 611

Dr. Wisner's Sermon before the
Memoirs of Ridson Darracott 86

Society for Propagating the
An Article in the Christian Ex-

Gospel

54
aminer for January, 1830

95 Miss Beecher's Suggestions on
The tirst settlers of New Eng-

Education

109
land. By a Lady of Massa-

Dr. Tyler's Strictures on Arti-
chusetts

102

cles in the Christian Spectator 110
Dr. Channing on Associations 129 Mr. Malcom's Bible Dictionary 111
Review of an Article in the North

Mr. lde's Sermon at the Ordina-
American Review on the Re-

tion of Mr. Ilxon

112
moval of the Indians

141

The Works of President Ed-
Memoirs of the late John Mason

wards

280
Good, M. D.

196 Wardlaw's Discourses on Prayer 335
A Sermon by Rev. IIosea Bal-

Dr. Channing's Blection Serinon 392
lou, entitled, Commendation

Professor Siuart's Leller to Dr.
and Reproof of Unitarians 205

Channing

444
Memoirs of the Rev. Matthew

Dr. Wood's Letters to Dr. Taylor 501
Henry

237
The Political Class Book

501
Christian Essays, by Rev. Sam-

President Allen's Dudleian Lec-
uel Charles Wilks, A. M. 213

ture

502
an Historical Sketch of the Con-

The Christian Examiner for Sep-
vention of Congregational Min-

lember, 1830

539
isters of Massachusetts

248 The Unitarian Advocate for Sep-
The National History of Enthu.

tember, 1830

547
siasm

256 Mr. Furness' Apology for the Jews 551
Publications on Education Soci-

Mr. Pallrey on the Use of Pois-
eties

301
oned Drinks

552
Dr. Porter's Analysis of the Prin-

Mr. Dwight on the Evidences of
ciples of Rhetorical Delivery 314, 359 being a child of God

553
Dr. Wood's Lectures on Inspira-

Mr. Ferguson's Memoirs of Dr.
tion

369

Hopkins
an Article in the Christian Ex-

An Exhibition of Unitarianism, in
aminer on the Nature and Ex-

quotations from its Standard
tent of Inspiration

420
Authors and Works

557
Dr. Sprague's Lectures to young

Professor Stuart's Exegetical Es-
people

470

says on Future Punishment 613
Milman's History of the Jews 480

President Quincy's Centennial
Address.

614
Speeches on the Indian Bill 492,517

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It is desirable that writers on religious subjects should carefully avoid two extremes : The one is, injuriously calling hard names, or bestowing without reason reproachful epithets; the other, a squeamish dread of calling persons and things by their proper names. The first of these indicates a malicious temper, always injurious to the cause in which it is indulged, and specially unbecoming on the subject of religion. The latter evinces a want of earnestness in promoting and defending truth, and a greater fear of him who can only kill the body, than of him who can destroy both body and soul in hell.

Some leading Unitarians have, of late, been denominated Infidels; or they have been charged with holding principles in regard to the Bible which amount to a virtual infidelity. If this charge is unfounded, they ought not to lie under it. The charge, in this case, ought never to have been made, and ought now to be retracted. But, on the other hand, if the charge is true, the public, certainly ought to know it. They ought to understand the grounds on which it rests, and the reasons and motives of those who have urged it. It is proposed, therefore, to consider at this time the following inquiry : What makes a man an Infidel ? or, What constitutes Infidelity?

1. It is obvious that a man may be an infidel, without avowedly rejecting Christianity. It is doubtful whether one of the old English Deists ever made such an avowal.

“ Lord Herbert declared that he had no intention to attack Christianity, which he calls the best religion.” “ He represents it as the great design of the Gospel, of all its doctrines, and of the rites and sacraments there enjoined, to establish those great principles in which he makes religion properly to consist."*

* Mosheim's Ecclesiastical History, vol. v, p. 59. Leland's Deistical writers, vol. i. p. 5. VOL. III.-N0. I.

1

Hobbes, in some instances, manisests a high respect for the sacred writings.

“ He acknowledges that the writings of the New Testament are as ancient as the times of the apostles; that they were written by persons who lived in those times, some of whoin saw the things which they relate ;" and that “they are the true registers of those things which were done and said by the prophets and apostles." "He is persuaded," he says, " that they (the early Christians) did not falsify the Scriptures; because, if they had had an intention to do so, they would have made them more favorable to their power over Christian princes, and civil sovereignty, than they are."*

Blount, who did little more then revive the system of Lord Herbert, acknowledges " that it is not safe to trust to Deism alone, if Christianity be not joined with it.” “Undoubtedly,” says he, “ in our travels to the other world, the common road is the safest; and though Deism is a good manuring of a man's conscience, yet certainly, if sowed with Christianity, it will produce the most plentiful crop.”+

Toland insists, " that it was not his intention to invalidate, but to illustrate and confirm the canon of the New Testament." I

Lord Shaftsbury used to declare himself “a very orthodox believer," insisting " that he faithfully embraced the holy mysteries of our religion, notwithstanding their amazing depth.” He wrote a presace 10 a volume of sermons by Dr. Whichcot, in which " he finds fault with those in this profane age who represent not only the institution of preaching, but the gospel itself and our holy religion to be a fraud. He expresses the hope, that from some things in these sermons, they who are prejudiced against Christianity may be induced to like it the better," and that “ such as are already Christians will prize it the more.”ll

Collins sometimes “ speaks of Christianity with respect."ý In his Letter to Dr. Rogers, p. 112, he represents “the cause in which he was engaged, as the cause of virtue, learning, truth, God, religion, and Christianity."

Tindal says that “Christianity, stripped of the additions that policy, mistakes, and the circumstances of time have made to it, is a most holy religion, and that all its doctrines plainly speak themselves to be the will of an infinitely rise and good God."T

Morgan represents, “our Saviour's doctrines" as "the true and genuine principles of nature and reason,” and insists that men ought to be “thankful to God for the light of the Gospel.”**

Chubb" was the author of a great many tracts, in some of which he put on the appearance of a friend to Christianity.One of the most remarkable of his tracts was entitled, “ The true Gospel of

* Leland's Deistical writers, vol. i. pp. 36, 65.

Leland's Deistical writers vol. i. pp. 54, 62 * Moral Philosopber, vol. i. p. 145.

* ibid. p. 45.

ibid. p. 95.

#ibid. p. 50.

ibid. p. 126.

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