A Series Of Strictures On The Subject Of Future And Endless Punishment; Being The Substance Of The Arguments Used In A Public Debate Held At Indianapo by Jonathan KidwellA Series Of Strictures On The Subject Of Future And Endless Punishment; Being The Substance Of The Arguments Used In A Public Debate Held At Indianapo by Jonathan Kidwell

A Series Of Strictures On The Subject Of Future And Endless Punishment; Being The Substance Of The…

byJonathan Kidwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830. Excerpt: ... AN EPISTLE TO THE READER IN presenting a book to the public, it is always expected by the reader that the writer of the work, by way of preface, should give some explanation, at least,of the reasons and motives which induced him to tax the public with a new book--especially as the world i3 already so filled with books written on questions of theology, that one might conclude nothing Hew or interesting could be said on a subject so repeatedly brought under discussion. A brief history of the life of the author, with the simple relation of the facts which led to tha debate, the substance of which isgiven in the following pages, is the best apology the writer can offer the public for troubling them with the present little work. I was born of poor, but pious and respectable, parents, who were educated in the faith of the high Church of England, but became members of the Methodist Episcopal Church when I was very young. Owing to the small fortune of my father, and the circumstance of his being one of the early set' tiers of the state of Kentucky, he was not able to give his children even a tolerable education: however, with much pious care and fatherly attention, we were instructed in that system of faith embraced by our parents. As they were firm and unwavering believers in tiie doctrine of future and endless punishment, like many l&ier pious but mistaken christians, they seemed to think it the most effectual way to influence their children to love and fear God by representing him as filled with wrath and hatred towards sinners, and impressing upon their young and tender minds the awful idea of a dreadful place of future and endless punishment, where bad children were sure to go after death. Under the influence of this gloomy and horrid doctrine, I received my...
Title:A Series Of Strictures On The Subject Of Future And Endless Punishment; Being The Substance Of The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217673856

ISBN - 13:9780217673853

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