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this country does not so transcend our evangelical agencies as to justify alarm. IV. This country, with its present characteristics, furnishes extraordinary and inexorable obstacles to the controlling prevalence of Romanism. Inferences: (1.) If there is no imminent danger, we should be careful not to give Romanists the benefit of such an assumption. (2.) If no cause of fear, then it is unwise, as well as unkind, to employ our influence in denouncing the Romanists.
Russia. In St. Petersburg, for 1843, seventy German, fifty-one French and twenty-one English journals are allowed to circulate. In Wilna the list includes 192 in all; 104 German, 69 French, 19 English. The number of periodicals in Russia is annually increasing. Filty-four new ones already announced for 1843; some of which are German, French, English and Polish.
Germany. Prof. Lepsius is now in Egypt, under commission from his Prussian Majesty, at the head of an expedition of architects, modellers, and artists, for the purpose of further investigations into the antiquities of Egypt.
Dr. Hermann of Marburg has been appointed ordinary professor in the Philosophical Faculty at Göttingen.--Dr. Otto Jai.n of Kiel has accepted an extraordinary professorship of Philology and Archæology in the University of Greifswalde.--Ai Leipzig W. A. Becker has been appointed professor of Classical Antiquity-Who is to succeed Gesenius at Halle is uncertain. Hupfield of Marburg has been written to on the subject. Guerike, author of a Manual on Church History, has published an Introduction to the New Testament.--The first volume of Hengstenberg's Commentary on the Psalms, announced in our last number, has appeared : and Tholuck promises a practical commentary on the same.-Umbreii's Jeremiah has also appeared.-Professor Ficht has been transferred from Bonn to Tü. bingen; and Prof. Ewald has left the faculty of Philosophy for that of Theology.--Hävernick, a pupil and friend of Tholuck and Hengetenberg, has met with much opposition in his post, as professor of Oriental Languages, at Königsberg. Von Bohlen, his predecessor, was a rationalist of the muddiest water, and many of the class demanded another like him. Hävernick was at first almost deserted;
but the skies begin to wear a calmer aspect, and Hävernick will probably maintain his position.--Ast, author of the Lericon Platonicum, died at Munich, on the last day of last year. The Universities of Tübingen and Leipzig have received from the directors of the East India Company seventeen works on oriental literature, principally in the Sanscrit.--Of new books in Germany, we have Flügel's Concordance of the Koran. H. E. G. Paulus's Exegetical Manual on the first three Evangelists, announced in our last number. Erdmann's History of Philosophy:- The Codex Rescrip!us of Ephraem Syrus, of the sixth century, deciphered by a chemical process, is now in press at Leipzig.-The society at Stuttgard for the republication of old works, is publishing the earliest chronicle known io exist, written in German; date 1360.
fe-nce. Professor Liebig has been appointed corresponding member in the Chemical section of the Royal Academy of Sciences.--Count Leon de Laborde, author of a Commentary on the Bible, succeeds his father as a member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres. --Abulfeda's Arabic Geography, translated by M. Reinaud, is about to be published. A catalogue of Silvestre de Sacy's library, in 3 vols., has appeared.--Messrs. Didot will publish a new edition of R. Stephens'e Latin Thesaurus.
Greece. The Polytechnic School flourishes. The names of 460 applicants for admission are recorded. Prof. Fournet, of Lyons, has presented it with a very valuable collection of minerals.
(England. Dr. Tattam has secured to England between two and three hundred Syriac MSS., on vellum, of the greatest age and interest.--The same gentleman is editing the Scriptures in Coptic and Arabic, the Arabic of which is to be corrected at Cairo from the best MSS. in the country.
United States. Allen, Morrill and Wardwell, of Andover, will publish Kühner's “School Grammar of the Greek Language,” translated by B. B. Edwards, and S. H. Taylor. This will be a valuable acquisition for our students of Greek.
INDEX TO VOLUME IX.
facts 87. Mr. C.'s principles sub-
vert themselves 90. Clinic bap-
ation by sprinkling called baptism
Definitions of βαπτίζω and βάπ-
iive 106. Mr. C.'s canons cannot
ther notice of Mr. Carson 424.
gument 428. Additional facts 431.
tions of, by Rev. W.R. Williams, General view of patristic uses of
βαπτίζω 436. .
General view ap-
our own 356. Translations 358. 424.
self-love the only spring of volun-
phraseology : Love of happiness
President of Illinois College 59. end of actions 5. Disinterested
selfishness 9. Points of agree-
ference between them 11. Regard Laws of different States 182. Spi-
respect to law of marriage 191.
198. Theodosian code
Laws of Protestant Chris-
and perver- tendom 202. Precedents relied on
viewed, by Rev. S. T. Spear 214.
ed as established 215. Statement
definitions of it by Dr. Edwards
and works of John Wesley 388. sity examined 220. Not an exact
wards on this point 221. Defective
and partial 222. Bearing on the
nalural necessities are distinct
Romans, by Prof. A Smith 253. his own construction of natural
uses moral necessity, as distin-
Prison, by Rev. Thomas H. Skin- of agreement, if any, admitted 227.
Points of distinction 229 Dicium
necessitatis : an assumption in re-
by Rev. A. D. Eddy, noticed 484. employed in its support proceeds
in the use of the word cause 233.
Slale, 177. Salvation of men the series 235. God the cause of his
Examinalion of Prof. Tappan's Re-
the doctrine of, by Prof. E. Pond. Rev. B. N. Martin 33. Edwards's
49. II. Consequences of Ed-
iny of nature subordinate to the of Edwards's argument against
Tappan's idol 53.
isposal of Edwards's language