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GUIDE TO THE CHURCH;
IN WHICH THE PRINCIPLES ADVANCED IN THAT
WORK ARE MORE FULLY MAINTAINED,
ANSWER TO OBJECTIONS.
REV. CHARLES DAUBENY,
ARCHDEACON OF SARUM.
“ Speaking the Truth in Love."
Eph. W. 15.
7. C. AND 3, RIVINGTON, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD, LONDON;
BY A. CRUTTWELL, BATH,
PREFACE TO THE READER.
that the eighth folio volume of his works hould be taken up in answers to objections that had been made to his former writings. His words on the occasion were these: “ Oétavum occupent apologiæ. Me, miserum! et hæ justum volumen efficient."
Considering the little that I have written, and the subject I have undertaken, I cannot forbear from lamenting, that there should be a necessity for the publication of a second volume, to maintain the doctrines advanced in my first. And having no desire to engage in controversy, (a species of writing, as it is generally managed, which is too apt to call into exercise those qualities of the mind, which the Christian religion was intended to bring under subjection)