The Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus BrownsonThe Works of Orestes A. Brownson by Orestes Augustus Brownson

The Works of Orestes A. Brownson

byOrestes Augustus Brownson

Paperback | August 18, 2009

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Excerpt: ... BUSHNELL'S DISCOURSES.* [From Brownson's Quarterly Review for 1849-1861.] I. ORTHODOXY AND HERESY IDENTICAL. De. Bushnell is the pastor of a Congregational parish in Hartford, Connecticut, professing what are called in New England "Orthodox" doctrines. He has produced considerable excitement for the last five or six years, and is just now one of our principal " lions." He is certainly not without influence, and we are assured that he carries with him a large portion of his own denomination, and is followed, it is said, by the larger part of the younger Congregational ministers. The New Englander, the organ of the New Haven school, accepts his views, and Andover, we are told, adopts them as explicitly as it can, without forfeiting its funds. The indications now are, that the Bushnellites will either divide the Congregational body into two sects of nearly equal strength, or that they will leaven the whole lump with their peculiar views, change essentially the character of New England theology, and virtually obliterate the last traces of New England Calvinism. Such are the indications; but what the result will actually prove to be, we by no means venture to predict,--though the latter alternative seems to us the more probable. We have discovered little that is new in Dr. Bushnell's views,--little with which we were not in former years perfectly familiar, or which has not had for a long time a large number of adherents both at home and abroad. He is evidently dissatisfied with all the recognized forms of Protestants ism, and desirous of hitting upon something which shall dissolve and recombine them all in a new and far more comprehensive form, or rather no-form, in which all men shall unite, however divided and mutually hostile they may be in their mere doctrinal statements. He thinks t...
Title:The Works of Orestes A. BrownsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:390 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.87 inPublished:August 18, 2009Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217899374

ISBN - 13:9780217899376