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OF THE

UNITARIAN MISCELLANY

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AND CHRISTIAN MONITOR. The principal object proposed in this work, is to set forth the doctrines, and inculcate the truths of the christian religion, as they are usually understood by Unitarians. It will be devoted to the cause of religious knowledge and piety. It will aim to illustrate and enforce the principles of a rational faith, and to impress the importance of believing the doctrines, imbibing the spirit, and conforming to the precepts of the gospel.

The contents of this work will be of a mis. cellaneous character, comprising discussions on the various interesting topics of religion. These may be ranked under the heads of biblical criticism-important subjects of controversypractical and devotional articles--notices of new publications and religious intelli. gence.

It will have for its basis the entire freedom of thought and inquiry in all the concerns of religion, and look only to the gospel of Christ and his apostles for the truth, without regard to the additions and inventions of men. No

records of divine truth, as revealed by the Saviour of the world; and no zeal will be wante ing, it is hoped, in detecting and confuting by fair argument, and scripture evidence, the errors which darken and deform the christian scheme. As truth, virtue, ayd piety, are the only objects of this work, it will be open to any liberal and temperate discussions of theo. logical subjects, which may promote these onds. Articles from any party, written with moderation, candour, and a spirit of charity, will find a place, and receive a proper notice. Truth can in no way better be elicited, than by fair discussion; and religion without truth, is much like faith without reason, delusory and unprofitable. :

This work will be published on the first of every month. Each number will contain not less than thirty-six pages, duodecimo, making a volume, annually, of nearly 500 pages.

The annual price to subscribers will be one dollar and fifty cents, payable on the first of May.

Any person, who will become responsible for six subscribers, shall have one copy gratis.

Communications directed, post paid, to WILLIAM READ, Baltimore.

CHRISTIAN DISCIPLE

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THEOLOGICAL REVIEW. Published by Wells & Lilly, Boston. This work is devoted to the support of what are called liberal and rational views of christianity, and to the promotion of the great cause of piety, pure morals, and universal charity.

It is divided into three departments; the first, a Miscellany, comprising articles upon various subjects, doctrinal, critical, practical, and devotional, with biography and poetry; the second, a Review of new publications; the third, Religious Intelligence,

Upon its present plan it has been published for two years, with continualiy increasing patronage. It is published at the price of two dollars a year, once in two months, and makes at the end of the year, an octavo volume of 480 pages.

Subscriptions received by Wells & Lilly, No. 97 Court street, Boston; and by the AGENTS for the UNITARIAN Miscellany. The numbers of the Christian Disciple will be forwarded with care, in any mode the subscribers muy direct. All communications must be post paid.

No. 140 Market street, Baltimore,

HAS LATELY PUBLISHED

LETTERS on the MINISTRY, RITUAL, and DOCTRINES of the PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL CHURCH, addressed to the Rev. Wm. E. Wyatt, D.D. Associate minister of St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore, and Professor of Theology in the University of Maryland; in reply to a SERMON exhibiting some of the principal doctrines of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. By JARED SPARKS, Minister of the First Independent Church of Baltimore. Price $1 50.

OONTENTS. ; LETTER I. On the Ministry of the Episcopal Church Showing, that our Saviour gave no instructions respecting any particular mode of Church government, and that all ecclesiastical power is derived immediately from the people.

LETTER II. On the Ritual of the Church-Its ceremonies and forms.

LETTER III. On the authority of the Church in controversies of faith-Showing that christians have no other rule of faith than the Bible.

LETTER IV. On the doctrinal character of the Thirty-nine Articles.

LETTER V. Doctrine of the Trinity, as held by the Episcopal Church-No such doctrine in the scriptures

The christians of the first century were principally, if not entirely unitarians.

LETT R VI. Exposition of certain texts of scriptrue, supposed to favour the doctrine of the Trinity.

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Remarks on the Rev. J. Emory's Reply to the Abstract

of Unitarian Belief. W e have perused a pamphlet written by the Rev. J. Emory, Chaplain to the House of Delegates in Maryland, containing strictures on the Abstract of Unitarian Belief, published in our first number. This pamphlet manifests so little acquaintance with the controversy, that we should not ask the indulgence of our readers to any remarks on it, did we not profess to write for those, who cannot be expected to have a very complete knowledge of the subject. Besides, Mr. Emory writes, for the most part, with good temper and apparent sincerity, and we are disposed to treat all such of our opponents with respect, and give them a candid hearing. We hope not to impose too heavy a task on the patience of the better informed portion of our readers, but they must occasionally bear with us in repeating what has been said before, and sometimes, probably, what we have already said ourselves. If all, who think it their duty to combat our sentiments, would consider it important to know what they are, and take pains to be informed not only concerning the belief of unitarians, but the reasons of their belief, we should be relieved from the trouble of repeating old arguments, and our readers from the trial

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