The Works Of William E. Channing Volume 3; (398 P.)

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byWilliam Ellery Channing

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... THE EVIDENCES OF REVEALED RELIGION. DISCOURSE BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY IN CAMBRIDGE, AT THE DUDLEIAN LECTURE, 14th March, 1821. John iii. 2: "The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God; for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him." The evidences of revealed religion are the subject of this lecture, a subject of great extent, as well as of vast importance. In discussing it, an immense variety of learning has been employed, and all the powers of the intellect been called forth. History, metaphysics, ancient learning, criticism, ethical science, and the science of human nature, have been summoned to the controversy, and have brought important contributions to the Christian cause. To condense into one discourse what scholars and great men have written on this point, is impossible, even if it were desirable; and I have stated the extent of speculation into which our subject has led, not because I propose to give an abstract of others' labors, but because I wish you to understand, that the topic is one not easily despatched, and because I would invite ycu to follow me in a discussion, which will require concentrated and continued attention. A subject more worthy of attention, than the claims of that religion which was impressed on our childhood, and which is acknowledged to be the only firm foundation of the hope of immortality, cannot be presented; and our minds must want the ordinary seriousness of human nature, if it cannot arrest us. That Christianity has been opposed, is a fact, implied m the establishment of this lecture. That it has had adversaries of no mean intellect, you know. I propose in this discourse to make some remarks on what seems to me the great objection to...

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... THE EVIDENCES OF REVEALED RELIGION. DISCOURSE BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY IN CAMBRIDGE, AT THE DUDLEIAN LECTURE, 14th March, 1821. Joh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217376347

ISBN - 13:9780217376341

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