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THE

MIRACLES OF CHRIST

AS ATTESTED BY

THE EVANGELISTS.

BY

ALVAH HOVEY, D. D.,

PROFESSOR IN THE NEWTON THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTION.

BOSTON:

GRA VES AND YOUNG.

MDCCCLXIV.

c1236.25.40

WABVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

The Gift of

Mrs, Ezra Abbot,

of Cambridge,

Jan. 21, 1885.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by

ALVAH HOVEY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

RIVERSIDE, CAMBRIDGE:

STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY H. 0. HOUGHTON.

PREFACE.

To exhibit the testimony of the Evangelists to the miracles of Christ is the chief purpose of this work. A careful survey of this testimony, - noting points of agreement and difference between the several writers, the fairness and minuteness with which they relate the events in question, and the abortive attempts which have been made to impeach their veracity, must be acceptable to those who are seeking a knowledge of our Saviour's life. The following pages, it is hoped, will be found to comprise such a survey, - preceded by an Introduction, pointing out the fallacy of scientific and philosophical objections to miracles, and followed by a conclusion characterizing the evangelical testimony, as learned from this survey.

In harmony with the purpose named above,

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