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this country does not so transcend our evangelical agencies as to justify alarm. IV. This country, with its present characteristics, furnishes extraordinary and inexorable obstacles to the controlling prevalence of Romanism. Inferences: (1.) If there is no imminent danger, we should be careful not to give Romanists the benefit of such an assuinption. (2.) If no cause of fear, then it is unwise, as well as unkind, to employ our influence in denouncing the Romanists.
Russia. In St. Petersburg, for 1843, seventy German, fisty-one French and twenty-one English journals are allowed to circulate. In Wilna · the list includes 192 in all; 104 German, 69 French, 19 English. The number of periodicals in Russia is annually increasing. Fifty-four new ones already announced for 1843; soine of which are German, French, English and Polish.
Germany. Prof. Lepsius is now in Egypt, under commission from his Prussian Majesty, at the head of an expedition of architects, modellers, and artists, for the purpose of further investigations into the antiquities of Egypt.
Dr. Hermann of Marburg has been appointed ordinary professor in the Philosophical Faculty at Göttingen.--Dr. Otto Jai.n of Kiel has accepted an extraordinary prolessorship of Philology and Archæology in the University of Greifswalde.--At Leipzig W. A. Becker has been appointed professor of Classical Antiquity.- Who is to succeed Gesenius at Halle is uncertain. Hupfield of Marburg has been written to on the subject. Guerike, author of a Manual on Church History, has published an Introduction to the New Testament.--The first volume of Hengstenberg's Commentary on the Psalms, announced in our last number, has appeared : and Tholuck promises a practical commentary on the same.-Umbreii's Jeremiah has also appeared.-Professor Ficht has been transferred from Bonn to Tü. bingen; and Prof. Ewald has left the faculty of Philosophy for that of Theology.--Hävernick, a pupil and friend of Tholuck and HengEtenberg, has met with much opposition in his post, as professor of Oriental Languages, at Königsberg. Von Bohlen, his predecessor, was a rationalist of the muddiest water, and many of the class demanded another like him. Hävernick was at first almost deserted;
but the skies begin to wear a calmer aspect, and Hävernick will probably maintain his position.--Ast, author of the Lexicon Platonicum, died at Munich, on the last day of last year. The Universities of Tübingen and Leipzig have received from the directors of the East India Company seventeen works on oriental literature, principally in the Sanscrit.--Of new books in Germany, we have Flügel's Concordance of the Koran. H. E. G. Paulus's Exegetical Manual on the first three Evangelists, announced in our last number. Erdmann's History of Philosophy.-- The Codex Rescriplus of Ephraem Syrus, of the sixth century, deciphered by a chemical process, is now in press at Leipzig.--The society at Siuttgard for the republication of old works, is publishing the earliest chronicle known io exist, written in German; date 1360.
france. Prosessor Liebig has been appointed corresponding member in the Chemical section of the Royal Academy of Sciences.--Count Leon de Laborde, author of a Commentary on the Bible, succeeds his father as a member of the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles Lettres. --Abulfeda's Arabic Geography, translated by M. Reinaud, is about to be published. A catalogue of Silvestre de Sacy's library, in 3 vols., has appeared.--Messrs. Didot will publish a new edition of R. Stephens's Latin Thesaurus.
Greece. The Polytechnic School flourishee. The names of 460 applicants for admission are recorded. Prof. Fournet, of Lyons, has presented it with a very valuable collection of minerals.
(England. Dr. Tattam has secured to England between two and three hundred Syriac MSS., on vellum, of the greatest age and interest.--The same gentleman is editing the Scriptures in Coptic and Arabic, the Arabic of which is to be corrected at Cairo from the best MSS. in the country.
United States. Allen, Morrill and Wardwell, of Andover, will publish Kühner's 6 School Grammar of the Greek Language, translated by B. B. Edwards, and S. H. Taylor. This will be a valuable acquisition for our students of Greek.
Additional notices 250.
Addresses, Old Humphrey's, noticed
Adolphe Monod's Lucilla, noticed
Africa, Missionary Labors in South-
ern, by Robert Moffatt, noticed,
Alison, Archibald, History of Europe,
Alison's History of Europe, noticed
American Tract Society, Publica-
lions of, by Rev. W. R. Williams,
D. D. 343. Deserve the confi.
dence of Christians 344. Preach
Christ crucified 345. Adapted to
the wants of the present genera-
tion 346. Those from the litera-
ture of Great Britain as well as
those of Ainerican authors 349.
Variety and fulness of subjects
355. Fitted for other lands ihan
our own 356. Translations 358.
Apostacy, the, predicted by St, Paul,
by Mortimer O'Sullivan, D. D.;
facts 87. Mr.C.'s principles sub-
vert themselves 90. Clinic bap-
tism, purifying agents 91. Expi-
ation by sprinkling called baptism
94. Passage from Proclus 100.
Definitions of βαπτίζω and βάπ-
Tloua 102. Proof from the use of
prepositions: argument cumula-
iive 106. Mr. C.'s canons cannot
weaken it 108. Reasons for fur-
ther notice of Mr. Carson 424.
Mr. C.'s attack on the patristic ar-
gument 428. Additional facts 431.
Other errors of Mr. Carson 434.
General view of patristic uses of
Barti(w 436. General view ap-
plied' 440. Commission to bap-
iize 444. Mr. Carson's disserta-
tion on doów 445. Mr. Carson's
attack on the biblical argument
448. Mr. Carson's reply to the
arguments from the Faihers 458.
Result 463. Conclusion 464.
Beecher, President E., Baptism 59,
Benevolence and Selfishness, by Jere-
miah Day, D. D., LL. D.-Is
self-love the only spring of volun-
tary action ? 1. Ambiguous
phraseology : Love of happiness
2. Voluntary agency 4. Ultimate
end of actions 5. Disinterested
benevolence 7. Self-love and
selfishness 9. Points of agree-
ment between benevolence and
selfishness 10. Each may afford
gratification, in the exercise of the
affection, in the pursuit of objects
desired 10; and in their attain-
ment 11. Each may have respect
to a reward, and to ihe agent's in-
dividual welfare 11. Radical dif-
ference between them 11. Regard
to lihe happiness of others : lo a
higher end ihan personal reward
12. Reality of inpartial benevo-
lence 13. Evidence from the na-
ture ofibe case 14. Ulumale end
of benevolent action 16 The de-
cision of conscience 16. Common
language of men : Testimony of
Scriprure 17. Appealto conscious-
ness 19. Benevolence and selfish.
ness liable to be confrunded 20.
Misapprehensions and perver-
sions of the doctrine of impartial
benevolence 21. Benevolence of
the Creator 23. Three supposi-
tions respecting His ultimale end
in His Works: President Ed-
wards's theory 24. Dr. Samuel
Austin's 27. Third supposition
29. The glory of God and the
good of the created universe The
ultimate ends of the creation 30.
Are these one and the same thing?
Belis, Rev. Xenophon, Jephthah's
Bible in Spain, by George Borrow,
Borrow, George, Bible in Spain 487.
Brande's Encyclopædia noticed 244.
Brown, Prof.'s G., Life, character
and works of John Wesley 388.
Bush's Notes on Levilicus, noticed
Cemetery, Greenwood, by Joseph L.
Chester, noticed 490.
Characler and Theology of the Early
Romans, by Prof. A Smith 253.
Chesler, Joseph L., Greenwood Ce-
Christ Preaching to the Spirits in
Prison, by Rev. Thomas H. Skin-
ner, D. D., 470
Christ our Law, noticed 247
Christian Citizen, Obligalions of,
by Rev. A. D. Eddy, noticed 484.
Church's Best Stale, noticed 245.
Crilical Notices 240, 480.
Complele Duty of Man, noticed 240.
Confl cl of Laws of Church and
Stale, 177. Salvation of men the
great work of the church 178.
Occurrence at Princeton 179. De-
cision in the McQueen case 180.
Marriage the subject of law 181.
D'Aubigné, J. H. Merle, D. D., Pu-
seyism Examined, noticed 489.
Day, President Jeremiah, D. D.,
LL. D., Benevolence and Selfish-
n ers 1.
" Disserlation concerning Liberty
and Necessity," Dr. Edvards's, re-
viewed, by Rev. S. T. Spear 214.
The system of pecessity consider-
ed as established 215. Statement
of moral necessity 216. Three
definitions of it by Dr. Edwards
216-17. Moral and natural neces-
sity distinguished 219. Dr. Ed-
wards's view of natural neces-
sity examined 220. Not an exact
representation of President Ed.
wards on this point 221. Defective
and partial 222. Bearing on the
question, whether the moral and
nalural necessities are distinct
223. Dr. Edwards entangled on
his own construction of natural
necessity 224. Sense in which he
uses moral necessity, as distin-
guished from catural 227. Points
of agreement, if any, admitted 227.
Points of distinction 229 Dictum
necessitatis : an assumption in re-
gard to all causes 232. Reasoning
employed in its support proceeds
on a doubtful analogy : ambiguity
in the use of the word cause 233.
Undertakes to decide how a
cause acts 234. Leads to the infinite
series 235. God the cause of his
own acis, or not 236. What
causes volition 297. Difficult
question 298. Whether volition
be an effect? 299. Whether the
knowledge of what causes an efo Salvation of Jesus Christ does not
feci supposes the knowledge of invalidate the authority of the
how it causes ? 300. Whether the moral law 137. Experience of
miud be the cause of volition ? every unconverted sinner proves
303. Dr. E. denies the mind to thal God does not recede from his
be the efficient cause of its own law 138. Retributions of the judg-
volitions, or the cause of them in ment will demonstrate the fact
any sense 304-5. Objection exam 140.
inej 306. Another position con- Eddy. Rev. A D., Obligations of the
sidered 309. President Day de Christian Citizen, noticed 484.
fender of Edwards 312. How Education, History and Plan of, no.
came the cause of the event to liced 248.
cause 317. On Dr. Edwards's Edwards, Works of President, no-
scheine man is no agent 324. ticed 488.
Whether motive be the cause of Encyclopædia of Science, Literalure,
volilion ? 330. Whether God be and Art, noticed 249.
the cause of human volilions ? 336. Europe, History of, by Archibald
Philosophical docirine of Dr. Em- Alison, D. D., noticed 244, 491.
Examinalion of Prof. Tappan's Re-
Divine Decrees, Historical skelch of view of Edwards on the Will, by
the doctrine of, by Prof. E. Pond. Rev. B. N. Marlin 33. Edwards's
D. D. 285. Lilile controverted work subject of much controversy
before the days of Augustine 286. 35. Prof. Tappan's Review di-
Augustine's birth, conversion, etc. vided into three parts, I. Statement
287. His views very much like of Edwards's system : His alleged
Paul's: General belief of the identification of will and desire
church for several centuries 288. 36. The phrase "delerinination
Gotteschalk: Council of Trent 289. of the will' 37. Moral necessity
Lutherans 290. The Reformers : 39 Natural and moral inability
Calvin 291. Arminius : Synod of 42. Prof. T.'s comment on Ed.
Dort: Archbishop Laud 29:2. wards's “ want of power or abil.
First selulers of New England ity" 45. Different issues of the
Calvinists 293. Abuses and per. discussion by Edwards and Tap-
versions of the doctrine of predes pan 48. Edwards's three things
tination 294. Moral tendency of contained in Arminian Liberty
it happy 295.
49. II. Consequences of Ed-
Duffield, Rev. George, D. D., Econo wards's system: Ill. Examination
iny of nature subordinate to the of Edwards's argument against
moral government of God 127. self-determination 51. Will, Prof.
Tappan's idol 53. Summary
i isposal of Edwards's language
Economy of Nalure subordinate to the 55.
Moral Government of God, by Rev.
George Duffield, D.D. 127. Skep. Ferguson's Puseyism, noticed 250.
ticisin as to the existence and gov. France, Pictorial History of, by S.
ernment of God 129. That the G. Goodrich, noticed 241.
economy of nature is subordinate Fry, Caroline, Christ our Law, no.
to moral government, reasonable liced 247.
from the nature of the case 130.
The fact and nature of the mira-
cles of Jesus Christ : Laws of na Goodrich's Pictorinl History of
ture have been set aside 132. Two France, noticed 244.
classes of facts prove the subordi- Grammar of the German Language,
pation of nature to moral govern noticed 246.
ment of Gud 133. Dispensations
of Providence 134. Provisions of
the moral law never allered 136. Historical sketch of the doctrine of