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IN SEVERAL PARTS...PART I. :.

THE EXTRAVAGANT, MYSTERIOUS AND UNSCRIPTURAL DOCTRINES
OF ORTHODOXY STRICTLY EXAMINED, AND GROSS

IMPOSITION EXPOSED.

TOGETHER
WITH NUMEROUS FACTS ON THE ASTONISHING EFFECTS OF

THE IMAGINATION.

With some remarks on the popular opinions respecting Dæmons and

THE DEVIL.

BY A FRIEND TO EVANGELICAL TRUT&.

* First cast out the beam out of thise own eye; and then shak thou see clearly to create or part

the mole out of thy brothers eye." Matt. vii &

CONCORD, N. H.
PRINTED BY HENRÝ B. BREWST&R.

MDCCC XXXIR.

Entered, according to an Act of Congress, in the year 1833, by HENRY B. BREWSTER, in the Clerk's office of the District of New-Hampshire.

OCT 2 6 1940

ce B755

TO

THE FRIENDS

OF

EVANGELICAL TRUTH, FREE INQUIRY

AND

RATIONAL CHRISTIANITY,

THIS WORK IS RESPECTFULLY

DEDICATED;

BY THEIR HUMBLE AND

INQUIRING BROTHER,

THE AUTHOR.

LOCT 2 6 1940 CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTION, 8 ; A modern Calvinist Creed, 9 : Absolute

impiety and astonishing Infidelity of Orthodoxy ; the doctrines

of the Presbyterians, Calvinist Baptists, and Orthodox, direct-

ly tend to infidelity, and even put infidelity to the blush, 10;

Scripture doctrine of God's love; Bible doctrine respecting sin

and atonement, 11; America in danger; Fundamental doctrino

and efforts of the Calvinist clergy, 13; Alarming facts, 14 ;

Liberal Christianity, 15; Religion a spiritual, inward work, 16.

CHAPTER I.— True and False Teachers.

Orthodox measures, 19; Their exclusiveness and imposition,

19; A test, by which TRUE teachers are known, 20; A stu-

dent at college, 21; Inconsistency, 22; Partiality, 23; Con-

tradiction, 27; Injustice, 25; Cruelty, 26.

Chapter II.-Orthodox Slander.

Vain confidence, 27; The orthodox imitate the Roman Cath-

olics, 28; Their arrogance, 29; Their excuses, 30; Unbecom-

ing conduct of females, 31; Injurious conduct, 32; Christian

Judgment, 34; Unhallowed persecution, 35; Different opin-

ions, 36; Free Inquiry subverted, 38; Effects of Orthodoxy, 39;

Ecclesiastical Power, 42,

CHAPTER III.-Orthodox Idolatry.

43

Orthodox tricks, 43; The Hypocrite, 44; T. Scott's opinion

of idolatry, 45; Application of the extract, 47; Extract from

Saurin, 48; do. Stillman, ib. do. Dr. Abbadie, 49; do. Doolit

tle's Body of Divinity,50; do. Littany of the Episcopal church,

51; do. President Edwards, 52; do. Trinitarian hymns, ib.

. The orthodox view of the devil, 55; The difference between

Trinitarians and Unitarians, 56; Essential orthodox doctrines,

62; Irresistable grace, 63; Bad effects of the doctrine, 64;

Popular stories, 65; Evils of revival papers, 68; An extract,

69; Unbelief, considered, 70: The example of Christ, 71;

Rejecting Christianity, 72; Unbelievers must be treated as ra-

tional men, 73; Self examination, ib. Abuses of religion, 74;

Extract from Thompson, ib.

CHAPTER IV.-Orthodox Deceptions.

75

Orthodoxy inimical to the scriptures, 75; Men of science and

philosophy, 76; The laboring classes, ib. Orthodox dissimula-

tions, 77; Review of a Tract, 78; Its wickedness, 79; Its blas

phemy, 81; Consequence of these tracts, 82; Fallacy of its

doctrines, 83; The sun turned into an orange, 84; Absolute

prestcraft, ib. Suspense at judgment, 85; A problem, ib. Nat-

ural expectation, 86; Impiety of some orthodox tracts, &o.

CAAPTER V.-Orthodox Inquisition.

87

Orthodox tyranny, 87; Orthodox organization, 88; Holy In-

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