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but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of reprisals, for its having so long interrupted the pleasures of the world. On the contrary, thus much, at least, will be here found, not taken for granted, but proved, that any

reasonable

man,

who will thoroughly consider the matter, may be as much assured, as he is of his own being, that it is not, however, so clear'a case, that there is nothing in it. There is, I think, strong evidence of its truth; but it is certain no one can, upon principles of reason, be satisfied of the contrary. And the practical consequence to be drawn from this, is not attended to, by every one who is concerned in it.

May 1736.

CHAP. V.

of a State of Probation, as intended for Moral Discipline
and Improvement,

Page 98

CHAP. VI.

Of the Opinion of Necessity, considered as influencing
Practice,

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Of the Government of God, considered as a Scheme, or con

stitution, imperfectly comprehended,

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of the supposed Presumption against a Revelation, consi-
dered as miraculous,

201

CHAP. III.

Of our Incapacity of judging, what were to be erpected in

a Revelation; and the credibility, from Analogy, that it must contain things appearing liable to Objections, 211

CHAP. IV.

Of Christianity, considered as a Scheme, or Constitution, imperfectly comprehended,

Page 232

CHAP V.

of the particular System of Christianity; the Appointment

of a Mediator, and the Redemption of the World by him, 243

CHAP. VI.

Of the Wunt of Universality in Revelation; and of the

supposed Deficiency in the Proof of it,

269

CHAP. VII.

of the particular Evidence for Christianity,

295

CHAP. VIII.

Of the Objections which may be made against arguing from the Analogy of Nature to Religion,

344

CONCLUSION,

361

Two DISSERTATIONS ON PERSONAL IDENTITY.

Dissert. I.

II.

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