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et fentire que velit, et quæ fentiat dicere. This abfolute freedom of inquiry, it is apprehended, is the best way of investigating the fenfe of fcripture, the most probable mean of producing an uniformity of opi nion, and of rendering the Gofpel Difpenfation as intelligible to us in the eighteenth century as, we prefume, it was to the Chriftians in the first. The true Doctrine of the new Teftament concerning Jefus Chrift confidered; wherein the Mifreprefentations that have been made of it upon the Arian Hypothesis and upon all Trinitarian and Athanafian Principles are expofed; and the Honour of our Saviour's divine Character and Miffion is maintained. With an Appendix, containing Strictures upon the first Chapter of St. John's Gospel; and a prefatory Discourfe upon the Right of private Judgment in Matters of Religion. This work was revifed, before it was printed, by Dr. Lardner; the author (the Rev. Mr. Cardale) published a Supplement to it, intitled, A Comment on fome Paffages in Chrift's Prayer at the Close of his public Miniftry.

The Apology of Theophilus Lindley, M. A. on refigning the Vicarage of Catterick, in Yorkshire, Lond. 1774.

A fcriptural Confutation of the Arguments against the One Godhead of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, produced by the Rev. Mr. Lindsey in his late Apology. By a Layman. York, 1774.

A Sequel to the Apology on refiring the Vicarage of Catterick, Yorkfhire. By Theo. Lindsey, M. A. Lond. 1776.

An Inquiry into the Belief of the Chriftians of the three first Centuries, refpecting, the One Godhead of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Being a Sequel to a fcriptural Confutation of the Rev. Mr. Lindley's late Apology. By W. Burgh, Efq; York, 1778. Mr. Lindley's principles were oppofed, not only by Mr. Burgh; but by Mr. Bingham in his Vindication of the Doctrine and Liturgy of the Church of England; by Dr. Randolph in his Vindication of the Worship of the Son and Holy Ghoft, and in his Letter to the Remarker (Mr.Temple) on the Layman's fcriptural Confutation, and by others.

Two Diflertations; 1. On the Preface to St. John's Gospel: 2. On praying to Jefus Chrift. By Theop, Lindfey, A. M. With a fhort Poftfcript, by Dr. Jebb. Lond. 1779.

An hiftorical View of the State of the Unitarian Doctrine and Worfhip, from the Reformation to our own Times. With fome Account of the Obstructions which it has met with at different Periods. By Theo. Lindsey, M. A. Lond. 1783. The author has treated this interefting fubject with great candour and ability.

'An Enquiry into the Opinions of the Chriftian Writers of the three first Centuries concerning the Perfon of Jefus Chrift. By Gilbert Wakefield, B. A. Lond. 1784, vol. 1ft.

Five Differtations: [1. On the Athanafian Doctrine. 2. On the Socinian Scheme. 3. On the Perfon of Chrift. 4. On the Rife, Progrels, Perfection, and End of Chrift's Kingdom. 5. On the Caufes which probably confpired to produce our Saviour's Agony. By Ed. Harwood, D.D. Lond. 1772. And a 2d. Ed. of the Ellay on the Socinian Scheme, in 1784. Dr. Harwood rejects the Athanalian and Socinian Schemes as not, in his opinion, founded in Scripture.


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Tractatus de Imputatione divina Peccati Adami in reatum. Authore. Dan. Whitby, S. T. P. Lond. 1711.

The Scripture Doctrine of original Sin propofed to free and candid Examination. To which is added, a Supplement containing fome Remarks on two Books, viz. The Vindication of the Scripture Doctrine of original Sin, and, The Ruin and Recovery of Mankind. By John Taylor, of Norwich, D. D. 3d. Ed. 1750.

A Difcourfe concerning, 1. The true Purport of the Words Election and Reprobation, and the Things fignified by them in the holy Scripture. 2. The Extent of Chrift's Redemption. 3. The Grace of God, where it is enquired whether it be vouchfafed fufficiently to those who improve it not, and irrefiftibly to those who do improve it; and whether Men be wholly paffive in the Work of Regeneration. 4. The Liberty of the Will in a State of Trial and Probation. 5. The Perfeverance or Defectibility of the Saints; with fome Reflexions on the State of Heathens, the Providence, and Præfcience of God. By Dan. Whitby, D.D. Lond. 1710. Whitby fays of himself in the preface to this work that he was brought up a Calvinist, and that what first moved him to examine into the truth of the Calviniftic Divinity, was the Imputation of Adam's Sin to all his Pofterity, and the ftrange confequences of it. He fays, that he examined the writings of antiquity, and finished a treatise on Original Sin in Latin, which had been compofed about twenty years, but which he had not thought it adviseable to publifh. This treatife was published in the following year.

The divine Feudal Law, or Covenants with Mankind reprefented, together with Means for uniting of Proteftants. By Sam. Baron Puffendorf. Tranflated from the Latin by Theop. Dorrington. Lond. 1703. In this book Puffendorf treats of many of the fubjects which are difcuffed by Whitby in the laft article. A tract, intitled, The Re-union of Chriftians, or the Means to re-unite Chriftians under one Confeffion of Faith, was published in London, 1673. It was originally written in French, and in an appendix to another tranflation of it in 1700, we learn that M. D' Huiffcan, one of the Minifters of Saumur, had a principal hand in its compofition.

The Doctrine of Grace: or the Office and Operations of the Holy Spirit vindicated from the Infults of Infidelity and the Abuses of Fanaticifm. By W. Lord Bifhop of Gloucefter. Lond. 1763, 2d. Ed. The Doctrine of irrefiftible Grace, proved to have no Foundation in the Writings of the new Teftament. By T. Edwards, A. M. Camb. 1759.

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An Attempt to afcertain and illuftrate the Authority, Nature and Defign of the Inftitution of Chrift, commonly called the Communion and the Lord's Supper. By W. Bell, D. D. Lond. 1780.

A plain Account of the Ordinance of Baptifm, in which all the Texts of the N. T. relating to it, are produced, and the whole Doctrine concerning it drawn from them alone, in a Courfe of Letters to the Right Rev. Dr. Benjamin Hoadley, late Lord Bishop of Winchester, Author of a plain Account of the Lord's Supper. Lond. 1766, 2d. Ed. The Hiftory of Infant-Baptifm. By W. Wall. Lond. 1720. The first Ed, in 4to. in 1705.


A Catalogue of

Reflexions on Mr. Wall's Hiftory of Infant-Baptifm. By J. Gale. Lond. 1711. Wall's main argument in favour of Infant-Baptifm, is founded on the practice which the Jews, he says, had of baptizing profelytes to their religion: Dr. Gill has queftioned, in a learned tract, the Exiftence of fuch a practice amongst the Jews; and others have endeavoured to fhew, that, admitting the practice to have exifted, it was not extended to Children who were born after their parents had ! become profelytes; and confequently that the neceffity of baptizing children born of Chriftian parents cannot be inferred from the Jewish practice of baptizing profelytes. Socinus wrote a tract on this queftion, An homini Chriftiano aquæ baptifmo carere liceat? and he demined it in the affirmative.

The Scripture Doctrine of Atonement examined; firft in Relation to
Jewith Sacrifices: and then to the Sacrifice of our bleffed Lord and Sa-
viour Jefus Chrift. By John Taylor, D.D.1751. A fmall pamphlet was
published in 1772, by W. Graham, A. M. intitled, The Doctrine of
Atonement briefly confidered, in a Series of Letters to a young Gentle-
man at the Univerfity. To which is added, Dr. Duchal's Letter to
Dr. Taylor on the fame Subject; which was first published in the 2d.
vol. of the Theological Repofitory. Before the publication of Dr.
Taylor's Doctrine of Atonement, a very fenfible effay on Redemption
had been published by Mr. Balguy, 1741.

Jefus Chrift the Mediator between God and Man, an Advocate for us
with the Father, and a Propitiation for the Sins of the World. 2d. Ed.
To which is now added by another Gentleman, an Effay to prove the
Credibility of the Gospel from the Doctrine of the Efficacy of Chrift's
Death for the Redemption of the World. Lond. 1761. This is a very
fenfible treatise (by Mr. Tomkins), in which the author endeavours
to establish the literal fenfe of thofe paffages in Scripture which concern
our redemption by Chrift; he looks upon the death of Christ as a real
facrifice, and represents the nation the Scripture gives us of these things
as confiftent with the dictates of Reason and natural Religion.
An Eflay on the Scheme and Conduct, Procedure and Extent of Man's
Redemption; wherein is fhewn, from the holy Scriptures, that this
great work is to be accomplished by a gradual Reftauration of Man
and Nature to their primitive State. To which is annexed, a Differ
tation on the Defign and Argumentation of the Book of Job. By W.
Worthington, A. M. Lond. 1748, 2d. Ed.

An Effay on the Nature, Defign, and Origin of Sacrifices. By Dr. Sykes,
Lond. 1748.

The Scripture Doctrine of the Redemption of Man by Jefus Chrift. In two Parts. In the former of which, the principal, if not all, the Texts relating to the Subject are produced, and the Meaning of each Text, where neceflary, is examined and explained. In the latter, the Doctrine of our Redemption is fet forth in 48 Propofitions. By Dr. Sykes. 1756. This is one of the last and one of the best works of Dr. Sykes, who died in Nov. 1756.

De Statu mortuorum et refurgentium Tractatus. Adjicitur Appendix de futura Judæorum Reftauratione. Lond, 1733, Ed. 2da. Autore T. Burnetio, S. T.P.


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An historical View of the Controverfy concerning an intermediate State and the feparate Exiftence of the Soul, between Death and the general Refurrection; deduced from the Beginning of the Proteftant Reformation to the prefent Times. With fome Thoughts, in a prefatory Difcourfe, on the Ufe and Importance of Theological Controversy. Lond. 1772, 2d. Ed.

The Restoration of all Things, or a Vindication of the Goodness and Grace of God to be manifefted at laft in the Recovery of his whole Creation out of their Fall. By Jeremy White. Lond. 1712. The author gives fome account, in his preface, of those who in ancient and modern times had fupported the opinion of the final reformation of all mankind. Dr. Hartley maintained the fame doctrine in the second volume of his Obfervations on Man, &c. and Bishop Newton has fhewn himself an able advocate for it in one of his Diflertations publifhed in his works.

The Mystery hid from Ages and Generations, made manifeft by the Gofpel Revelation: or the Salvation of all Men, the grand Thing aimed at in the Scheme of God, as opened in the new Teftament Writings, and entrusted with Jefus Chrift to bring into Effect. Lond. 1784. By Charles Chauncy, D. D. of Bofton, in New England.

An Enquiry into the Nature of the human Soul; wherein the Immate riality of the Soul is evinced from the Principles of Reason and Philofophy. Lond. 1745, 2 vol. 3d. Ed. Mr. Baxter published an Appendix to the first part of this inquiry in 1750.

Sermons on the Evidence of a future State of Rewards and Punishments, arifing from a View of our Nature and Condition; in which are confidered fome Objections of Hume. By W. Craven, B.D. Camb. 1783. The fubject is treated with great perfpicuity, and Mr. Hume's objections folidly refuted. Difquifitions relating to Matter and Spirit. To which is added, the Hiftory of the philofophical Doctrine concerning the Origin of the Soul and the Nature of Matter; with its Influence on Christianity, efpecially with Refpect to the Pre-existence of Chrift. By Jof. Prieftley, LL.D. F. R.S. Lond. 1777.

A free Difcuffion of the Doctrines of Materialism and philofophical Neceffity, in a Correfpondence between Dr. Price and Dr. Prieftley: to which are added by Dr. Priestley, an Introduction explaining the Nature of the Controversy, and Letters to feveral Writers who have animadverted on his Difquifitions. Lond. 1778. The reader who has a tafte for thefe metaphyfical difquifitions, may confult fome more recent publications on the fubject, especially an Effay on the Nature and Existence of the material World. Lond. 1781.

The Theological Repofitory, confifting of original Effays, Hints, Queries, &c. calculated to promote religious Knowledge. Lond. 1773, 3


Thefaurus Theologicus, or a compleat Syftem of Divinity, fummed up

in brief Notes upon felect Places of the old and new Teftament. By W. Beveridge, D.D. Lord Bishop of St. Afaph. Lond. 1711, 4 vol. A Syftem of Divinity and Morality, in a Series of Difcourfes on all the effential Points of natural and revealed Religion, compiled from the


Works of above thirty eminent Divines. Revifed and corrected by Ferd. Warner, LL.D. Lond. 1767, 4 vol."

Joan. Chrif. Beckii Synopfis Inftitutionum Univerfæ Theologiæ Naturalis et Revelatæ, &c. in ufum Auditorii Domeftici. Bafiliæ, 1765! This is a very good work; the author expreffes himself in the following terms concerning the mode of education which prevails in this place, and I believe in Oxford. - Multis placet Anglorum difcendi ratio, quorum finguli juvenes, cum ad Academias fefe conferunt, unum ex publicis doctoribus fibi ducem ftudiorum eligunt, cujus fequentes confilium legant, meditentur, fcribant. Identidem examinantur, ut de progreffibus judicari queat et confilia ulteriora fuppeditari. Habet hæc methodus fua commoda. Sed incommodum iftud eft maximum, quod finguli doctores nonnifi paucis hoc modo dirigendis fufficiant, nifi ab omnibus aliis laboribus immunes fint, quod apud nos minime obtinetur. Our mode of academic inftitution is ftill more perfect than this author conceived it to be; and our Tutors have that freedom from other engagements which he wished for.

Joan. Fred. Burgii Inftitutiones Theologica. Vratiflaviæ,1766, Ed. 3tia. Sermons on the Attributes of God. By Dan. Whitby, D.D. Lond. 1710, 2 vol.

Difcourfes concerning the Being and natural Perfections of God. By T. Abernethy, M. A. Dublin, 1746, 2 vol.

The Being and Attributes of God demonftrated. By H. Knight, A. M. Lond. 1747. It is enough to fay of this work, that it is recommended by Benfon, Lardner, and Taylor of Norwich.

A practical Catechifm. By H. Hammond, D.D. The 12th. Ed. whereunto is added, the Reasonableness of the Chriftian Religion, by the fame Author. Lond. 1683.

Lectures on the Catechifm of the Church of England. By W. Gilpin, M. A. Lond. 1781, 2d. Ed. This book greatly merits the attention of young perfons. Archbishop Wake's Principles of the Chriftian Religion, in a Commentary on the Church Catechifm; Archbishop Secker's Lectures on the Catechifm; Oftervald's Grounds and Principles of the Chriftian Religion; Bp. Gaftrel's Chriftian Inftitutes; Bp. Gibfon's Paftoral Letters, and a great variety of other religious Tracts are highly deferving of notice; but I omit an enumeration of them; heartily recommending it to the reader, whether he be a Layman or Clergyman, to furnish himfelf with the collection of fuch tracts which is made by the Society for promoting Chriftian Knowledge. An Eflay on the Compofition of a Sermon, tranflated from the Original of the Rev. J. Claude, Minifter of the French Reformed Church at Charenton. With Notes by Rob. Robinson, in 2 vol. Camb.1779. Sermons on feveral Occafions, preached before the University of Cambridge; to which is prefixed, a Differtation on that Species of Compofition. By J. Mainwaring, B.D. Camb. 1780. The ftudious reader will receive much advantage from the juftness of the criticism difplayed in the Diflertation and Notes.

A Difcourfe of the Paftoral Care, by Gilbert Burnet, Lord Bifhop of Sarum; with a new Preface and fome other Additions. First printed in 1692. Glasgow, 1762,


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