Can Change the World Again.
I. INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY THE JUNIOR EDITOR [William Cochran] 3
1. Duty of the Editor of such a work to the public relatively to its design, 3-5.
2. Design of the O. Q. Review, 5-11.
3. Objections to the design of the work considered, 11-14.
4. Absurdity of the position that controversy or discussion is, in itself, wrong, and in no case necessary, 14-15.
5. What kind of controversy is allowable? and when necessary? 15-21.
6. Objection to our work relating to its policy and practicability, 21-24.
II. THE BOOK OF JOB, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR [Asa Mahan] 24
1. Introductory remarks, 24-28.
2. Peelings and sentiments of the parties in the debate, 29-30.
3. Influence of such feelings and sentiments on the speakers, 31-34.
4. The controversy between Job and his three friends, 34-56.
III. THOMAS CARLYLE, BY T. B. HUDSON 56
1. Carlyle the writer, 57-67.
2. Carlyle the Philosopher, 67-69. 3. Carlyle the Theologian, 69-75.
IV. THE SECRET SOCIETY OF ODD FELLOWS, BY REV. OVID MINER 75
1. Origin of the Institution, 77-78.
2. Its ceremonies, 78-82.
3. Its claims to benevolence, 82-84.
4. Influence of secret societies on government, 84-87.
5. Odd Fellowship as related to Christianity, 87 -90.
V. THE GIFT OF THE HOLY GHOST, BY REV. JOHN MORGAN 90
1. Historical statements and tenor of the prophecies pertaining to the subject, 90-95.
2. Nature of the blessing and its relations to the church in present and future times, 95-116.
VI. CHALMERS ON THE ROMANS, [Part I.] BY REV. SAMUEL D. COCHRAN 117
l . Character of the author as a writer and theologian, &c., 117-125.
2. His views on the nature of sin, 125-138.
VII. METAPHYSICAL THEOLOGY, BY REV. M. E. STRIEBY 141
1. Calvinism and Free-Will Theology, 141 -143.
2. Hypothesis of a Necessary Will the basis o£ Calvinism, 143-149.
3. Objections to this hypothesis, 150.
4. Calvinism unknown in the primitive church, 150-157.
5. System oftheology resulting from the doctrine of Free Will, 157-158.
6. Concluding remarks, 158-161.
VIII. THE BOOK OF JOB, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR 162
1. Speech of Elihu, 181-185.
2. Answer of Jehovah from the whirlwind, 185
3. Conclusion of the Book, 190.
4. General Reflections, 190-196.
IX. EVANGELISM AND EVANGELISTS, BY REV. JAMES A. THOME 196
1. Present state of Evangelism, 198-207.
2. Causes of this state, 208-213.
3. Prospects of Evangelism, 213-223.
X. FOURIERISM, BY REV. J. H. FAIRCHILD 226
1. Influence of Association on Labor, 226-231.
2. Influence of Association on the Family Relations, 231-233.
3. Influence of Association on Mental Development, 233-235.
4. Influence of Association on the Interests of Religion, 235-238.
5. Influence of Association on Social Harmony, 238-242.
XI. THEOPNEUSTON, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR . 246
1. Remarks upon the work, 247-249.
2. Passages considered, 2 Cor. 4: 3, 4. John 14: 2. Mat. 26: 45. Mat. 26: 41. Eph 4: 5. 2 Cor. 11: 3, 249-254.
XII. CHALMERS ON THE ROMANS, [Part II.] BY REV. SAMUEL D. COCHRAN 261
1. His views of the doctrine of Liberty and Necessity, 261-267.
2. Of Regeneration, 267-272.
3. Spirit's influence, 272-273.
4. The Christian warfare, 273-279.
XIII. REPORT ON ANTISLAVERY MEMORIALS, BY REV. EDWARD WEED 279
1. False Issues of the Board, 282--292.
2. Principles of action adopted, 292-303.
3. Sympathy of the Board with the slave-holder &c., 302-314.
4. Positions taken by the Board, 314-317.
XIV. THE HOLINESS ACCEPTABLE TO GOD, BY REV. J. MORGAN 317 .
1. What the divine law requires, 319-322.
2. Full obedience requisite to salvation.--Bible testimony, 322-341.
3. This the practical standard of the true church, 341-347.
4. Objections, 347-364.
XV. SIMPLICITY OF MORAL ACTIONS, [Part I.] BY THE JUNIOR EDITOR [WM. Cochran] 365
1. Importance of the differences of opinion on this subject, 365-369.
2. Moral Action defined, 369-371.
3. Such action must be free and not necessary, 371-379.
4. Necessitarian evasions, 379-385.
5. No phenomenon of the sensibility can moral action, 386-389.
XVI. SIMPLICITY OF MORAL ACTIONS, BY JUNIOR EDITOR [WM. Cochran] 393
1. No phenomenon of the Intelligence moral action, 393-394.
2. Nor any bodily action, 394.
3. Obligation pertains only to the free will, 395-396.
4. Ultimate intentionstions, 396-399.
5. Position confirmed, 400-401.
6. Objections considered, 401-404.
7. Moral action specifically defined, 405.
8. Definition confirmed, 406--413.
9. Consequences, 414--415.
XVII. MOSES, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR [Asa Mahan] 415
1. Preliminary considerations, 415--419.
2. Moses the writer, 420-433
3. Moses the actor, 433-439.
4. General characteristics, 439-445.
XVIII. CHALMERS ON THE ROMANS, VIEWS OF SANCTIFICATION, [Part III.] BY REV. S. D. COCHRAN 446
1. Constitutional sin, 447-450.
2. Moral and physical renovation, 450-451.
3. Moral virtue radically perfect, 452-453.
4. Ability and obligation commensurate, 453 -456.
5. Knowledge and obligation, 456-458.
6. Spirit of love and legality, 458-459.
7. Sanctification by faith, 459-462.
XIX. THE IDEA OF PERFECTION, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR [Asa Mahan] 463
1. Perfection defined, 465--468.
2. Essential to salvation, 468--474.
3. Suggestions, 474--480.
XX. MORAL DEPRAVITY, BY REV. C. G. FINNEY 481
1. Depravity defined, 481-482.
2. Moral and Physical depravity distinguished, 482-483.
3. Of what can physical depravity be predicated, 482-483.
4. Of what can moral depravity be predicated, 483-484.
5. Mankind physically and morally depraved, 484-486.
6. Moral depravity of the unregenerate, total, 486
7. Also universal, 486-489
8. Proper method of accounting for the universal and total moral depravity of all the unregenerate part of the race, 489-490
9. Dr. Wood's theory, 490-495.
10. Doctrine of the Presbyterian Confession of Faith, 494-495
11. Its proof texts considered, 495-500.
XXI. THE BIOGRAPHICAL REMAINS OF REV. GEORGE BEECHER, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR . [Asa Mahan] 500
1. His character, 500-502
2. His views of the doctrine of entire sanctification, 502-505.
XXII. SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE CONSIDERED, BY THE SENIOR EDITOR [Asa Mahan] 505
Passages explained, I Cor. 9: 9, 10. Rev. 1: 17, 18. 505-510.
CHALMFRS ON THE ROMANS.--PREDESTINATION, &C. [Part IV.]
Chalmers' views of Predestination and Election, pages 1-3. Unconditional Predestination examined, 3-11. The doctrine of Absolute and Unconditional Election examined, 11-18. Chalmers' views of Romans 7 ; 14-25; examined, 18-24.
MORAL DEPRAVITY-HOW IT IS NOT ACCOUNTED FOR.
Examination of the arguments adduced in support of the position that HUMAN NATURE IS IN ITSELF SINFUL.
Examination of the argument that sin is a universal effect of human nature, pages 25-27. Examination of the argument that the sufferings of infants proves that they have a sinful nature, 27-28. Examination of the argument that unless infants have a sinful nature they do not need sanctification to fit them for heaven, 28-29. Examination of the argument that unless infants have a sinful nature, dying in infancy they could not be saved by the grace of Christ, 29-30. Reasons for denying that the human constitution is morally depraved, 30-34. Proper method of accounting for Moral Depravity, 34-39. Citation from Prest. Edwards' works, 39-41. Summing up of the truth on this subject, 41. Remarks, 32-33.
CHRIST'S LAST PASSOVER.
Note by Prof. Morgan, 44. On what day of the week did Christ and his disciples require the passover to be kept? 45. Did they observe the feast at the same time with the Jews who were Moses' disciples? 45. On what day of the month did the Mosaic Law require the Passover to be kept? 46-49. Answer to objections based upon the apparent discrepancies in the gospel narrative, 49-52.
LEARNING AND LABOR.
Difficulties in our present system, 52-62. Advantages which would result from a proper union of learning and labor, 62-67.
A PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY CONCERNING HUMAN LIBERTY.
Particulars in which the work of Collins on Human Liberty has advantage aver that of Edwards, 68-71. The author's definition of Liberty and Necessity 71, Remarks upon the above definition, 71-75. Collins' first argument to support his doctrine of Liberty and Nccgssity examined, 75-77. Second argument examined, 77-80. Third argument examined, 80-81. Fourth argument examined, 81-83. Fifth argument examined, 83-85. Sixth argument examined, 85-88. Author's reply to objections, 88-92.
LIGHT AND LOVE.
Introductory Observations, pages 94-95. Are Light and Love Correlated? 95--96. What are their correlations ? 96-100. Principles deduced from the above, 100-103. Application of the principles above stated to religious and reformatory movements and their leaders, 104-109. How can Light and Love united be brought to bear upon a question of reform ? 109-110.
THE MORAL LAW AS REVEALED IN THE BIBLE, OR THE MANNER IN WHICH A SYSTEM OF DUTY IS THEREIN REVEALED.
Introductory Remarks, 111-112. The first method in conformity to which, we may conceive duty to be revealed to us, 112. The second method, 112 113- The third method, 113-116.Applications of the subject elucidated, 117-127.
SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE CONSIDERED. Romans, iv: 5.
THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES.
Introductory Remarks, pages 131-133. The Stand Point, 133-135. Elucidation of Chapter 1, 135-145. Elucidation of Chapter II, 146-153, Elucidation of Chapter 111, 153-157.
COME-OUTISM AND COME-OUTERS.
Principles previously established recalled, pages 158-161. Several distinct kinds of Come-outism, 161-163. Discussion of Anti-slavery Come-outism, 163-164. Various applications of the prominent doctrine of Come-outism,
164-175. The Come-out method of determining what churches are Pro-slavery, 175-179. "The Brotherhood of Thieves," or Pro-slavery Ministers, 179-182. The Scripture Doctrine of Come-outism stated, 182-184, Conclusion, 184-187.
SUPREME DIVINITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.
Apology, pages 188-189. Examination of Elder Barr's opinions, 189-191. Obvious distinction between Substance and Attributes, 191-193. Two Or three prominent arguments against the doctrine of the Trinity considered, 193-195. Tradition of the four quarters of the globe, 195. Efforts to overthrow the Divinity of Christ, 196-201. A direct argument from the Bible for the Supreme Divinity of Christ, 201-215.
SCIENCE AND LABOR.
The laboring man dependent upon the man of science, pages 216-219 Men not satisfied with an unchanging condition, 219-221. The efficiency of human labor dependent upon the development of the human mind, independently of the applications of science to the arts of life, 221-224. What Moral Science has done for the world in a physical point of view, 224-226.
CERTAIN FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES, WITH THEIR APPLICATIONS.
Introductory Remark, page 227. Statement of Principles, 227-330. Application of Principles, 230-243.
SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE CONSIDERED. Matthew xvi; 16-18, 244-248.
THE SPIRITUAL BODY.
Objections answered, pages 249-250. The spirit will reassume a body in heaven, 251. Some of the facts which the Bible reveals with regard to the Immortal Body, 252-259, Advantages which the spiritual body will possess over the natural, 260-261. Condition of the impenitent in the immortal state, 261-262.
THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES.
Examples in illustration of Solomon's state of mind, 263-266. Elucidation of Chapter iv, 266-268. Elucidation of Chapter v, 268-270. Elucidation of Chapter vi, 270-271. Elucidation of Chapter vii, 271-275. Elucidation of Chapters viii, ix, and x, 275. Elucidation of Chapter xi, 276-278. Elucidation of Chapter xii, 278-282. Instances of misinterpretation of Scripture, 282-283.
THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE MINISTRY.
Introductory Remarks, 284-285. Things which impair the independence of the ministry-Fear of offending, 286-288. A desire to please impairs the independence of the ministry, 288-289. Necessary dependence on the people for support, and the bestowment of personal favors, impair the independence of the ministry, 289-292. Theological Seminaries tend to impair the independence of the ministry, 292-294. Creeds impair the independence of the minis try, 294-296. Importance of an independent ministry, 296-300.
ECCLESIASTICAL POLITY AND INFLUENCE.
Necessity of Government, 301. After what pattern should governments be formed? 302. Church organization and polity of the New Testament, 303-306. Independent form of government of the primitive church, 307-308. Despotic forms of church government since the third century, 309-315. What are the objects to be secured by ecclesiastical organization and polity? 316-318. Evils which ecclesiastical organizations have inflicted upon society, 318-321.
SCRIPTURAL DOCTRINE AND DUTY OF FAITH.
Importance of the subject, 322-323. Two distinct kinds of faith designated, 324. Conditions of exercising these kinds of faith, 325-326. Voluntary faith enjoined in the Bible as the condition of justification &c., 326-329. The main grounds constituting the warrant and obligation to exercise this true faith, 329-339. Important considerations pondered, 339-343. Credulity-Author of the " Vestiges of Creation," 343-347. Difference between real and antinomian faith, 347-348.
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHRISTIAN CITIZEN.
Objections against "preaching politics" of modern date, 349. Apostolic example for "preaching politics," 349-351. What is Civil Government, 351-353. Conclusions, 353-354. When is Civil Government right, and when wrong, 354-355. When are we bound to obey human governments, 355-359. Important inferences, 359-363.
Propriety of Church Creed-What is the great end to be aimed at in the use of them--Mission to "Le Verrier."--Three plans for a creed--Expense of division--In division, sects will provoke to emulation--Frittering away the truth excluding Christians from fellowship-misapplication of ministerial labor, 364-374. Recommendations for Christian union, 375-376.
THE SUFFERINGS OF CHRIST.--By a layman.
Reception of the work 377-8. The common theory unadapted to make a deep impression upon the mind 378-9. Sufferings of Christ according to this theory not an adequate atonement, 379-80. The author's theory, 380-81. Basis of the common theory not found in the Bible, but opposed to its teachings 381-84. Rests upon an unauthorized assumption, 384-86.
THE DIVINE PERSPECTIVE.
Influence of erroneous conceptions of God, 387-89. Certain erroneous views, together with their bearings, 389-92. The true perspective of the divine attributes, 392-98. Influence of reversing this view, 398-99. Element
of the divine sensibility involved in the exercise of love, 399-402. Has God a sensibility? 402-4. Reasons for the predominant sentiment on the subject, 404-9. Relations of the sensibility to other attributes, 409-Importance of this view, 409-13.
SCRIPTURAL DOCTRINE AND DUTY OF FAITH.
What is essentially involved in the exercise of faith, 414-19. Inferences thence resulting, 419-27. Evidences of actually exercising faith, 427-29. Deductions from the principle illustrated, 429-31.
AUTHORITY A PREROGATIVE OF THE MINISTERIAL OFFICE.
Introductory remarks, 432-33. Principle on which executive authority is based, 433-37. The principle on which the ministerial office is based, and some of the main facts which follow from those principles, 437-42. Prominent objections considered, 442-46. Reasons for pressing the doctrine of this article, 447-8.
RECENT DISCUSSIONS ON ENTIRE SANCTIFICATION IN THIS LIFE.
Creed of the Perfectionists, 449-51 Writings of President Mahan and Professors Finney and Cowles on the subject of Christian Perfection, 451-52. Replies to these works, 452-53. Article of Dr. Woods, 453-56. Report and resolutions of the Troy Presbytery on the subject, 456-63. Prof. Finney' reply, 463-71. Concluding remarks, 472.
THE CONFESSION OF FAITH OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Introductory remarks, 473-74. Mankind really responsible only for voluntary acts, 474-76. The condition of mankind when moral agency commences, according to the Confession of Faith, 476-77. Doctrine of Imputation 477-78. Doctrine of Physical Depravity, 478-80. Doctrine of Free Will, 481. The same doctrine according to the Confession of Faith, 482-83. Observations on this doctrine, 184-89.
SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE CONSIDERED.
Mark, xiii: 32, 490-92, John, xv: 28, 492-94
"THE DOCTRINE OF IMPERFECTION.
"Examination of two important points in the work ''reviewed, 1-5. The real question at issue determined-Argument attributed to the defenders of ,the doctrine of sanctification, 5-15. Examination of the arguments of the author reviewed, 15--22.
AN EXAMINATION OF THE REVIEW OF FINNEY'S THEOLOGY.
Miscellaneous observations, 23-24. Explanations, 24-29. Points of agreeanent, 29-33. A point of difference--What is physical Inability ? 33-37. Examination of our authors disposal of the doctrine that t obligation is limited by ability; 37-41. In what Sense the doctrine that the end sanctifies the means is true, 41, and where false, 41-44. Our author's disposal of the doctrine that enjoyment is the ultimate good of being, 44-47. Examination of our author's objections to the doctrine that happiness is the ultimate good of being, 47-72. Summary, 72-73. Misrepresentations noticed, 73-81.
SIMPLICITY OF MORAL ACTION.
Recapitulation, 82-84--When is an intention right? when wrong?--how--Shall its character be determined? 84-87. The end which we are required to will as ultimate the same for all moral agents, 87-92. Consequences which flow from the position established, 92-106.
Result of the love of God shed abroad in the heart, 107. Intellectual endowments of Charlotte Elizabeth, 109-112. Her practical aim, 112--Dignity of tier style, 112. Clearness of her thoughts, 113-114--Charlotte Elizabeth a woman of great feeling, 114-115--Her tendency to one-idealsm 116-119. Her fervent and mature piety, 119-120.
THE CONFESSION OF FAITH OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: 121-130.
THE CONFESSION OF FAITH OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
New School distinction between Atonement and Redemption, 131-134. Self-consistency of the Confession of Faith, 135-142. Relation of the New 'School to the Confession of Faith, 142-147--Attitude in which Theological Discussions have placed New School Men, 147-150.
THE LAW OF RIGHT.
The Law of Right an intuitive moral judgment, 151-161. Important suggestions, 161-164.
ROMANS VII : 14,25, NOT CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.-165-196.
SIMPLICITY OF MORAL ACTION. [Part IV]
Preliminary Remarks, 197-198. By a law of absolute necessity, whatever of moral energy the will at any time possesses, passes into its ultimate intention, 198-208. Examination of arguments, 208-216. Observations,
REFLECTIONS ON NATIONAL LITERATURE APPLIED TO THAT OF ENGLAND.--219-227
LIBERTY AND LABOR,
Introductory Observations, 228-232. Liberty and Labor have a joint mission; 232-234. Relations of Liberty to Labor-Labor dependent on Liberty, 234-242. Labor ought to be wedded to Liberty, 242-247. Results of such a union, 247-252.
NOTICES OF NEW WORKS,
SIMPLICITY OF MORAL ACTION: [Part V.]--255-285.
LIGHT AND LOVE
Light and the relation it sustains to Love, 285-301. is to be predicated of all true Christians, 301-306. examined in their order, 306-310.
ARTICLE LXIV. V.
SOLOMON'S SONG. [By Asa Mahan]
The Book variously interpreted, 311. Solomon the Author, 311. The daughter of Pharaoh, the bride, 311-312. Objections to the view that the book illustrates the mutual love of Christ and his church, 312-316. The design of the book, 316-320.
PIETY AND PHILANTHROPY
In all earth-born religious, and in all corruptions of the true religion, Piety and Philanthropy are set forth as antagonisms, 321-333. In the Christian religion these principles have been harmonized and conjoined as the two essential elements of one system, 333-349.
HISTORY OF THE DOCTRINE OF ORIGINAL SIN:-250-261
SANCTIFICATION; ESSAY XVIL PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS
Argumentum ad invidiam, 262-263. Testimony of the Fathers, 264-365. Imputed arguments, mis-statements and replies, 366-370
SELECT PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE CONSIDERED Genesis 6 : 1-4, pages 371-472.
REPLY TO THE WARNING AGAINST ERROR.
Peculiarities of the Warning, 373-376. First issue: foundation of faith, 376-377. Second issue: foundation of moral obligation, 377-386. Third issue: nature and authority of moral law, 386-34. Fourth issue: nature of obedience to moral law, 389-395. Fifth issue: Spirituality and extent of moral law, 395-397-399. Seventh issue: nature and ground of justification, 399-402. Eighth issue: immutability of justification, perseverance unto life, 402-406. Ninth issue: sanctification, 406-412--Tenth issue: nature of depravity, 412-418.
COME-OUTISM AND COME-OUTERS.
The duty of Come-outism as ascertained in the light of New Testament church order, 419-430. How do the churches of, this country compare with that essential law? 430-449-
EXPOSITION OF HOSEA IV : XVII: --450-455.
SKETCH OF THE LIFE REV. WM. COCHRAN, 456-472.
PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH DISCIPLINE, 474-487.
IDEA OF RETRIBUTION:-488-500.
What further light Sundry propositions
CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.
I.. BROTHERLY LOVE [By Asa Mahan] 3
Duty one and the same-Basis of the new commandment, Let brotherly love continue"--How may the exercise of brotherly love continue amid the members of the "household of faith"--Things which impede or suspend the exercise of brotherly love--Concluding remarks.
II. LAMARTINE - - - - - - 18
Poets not often men of action, and why--Lamartine's life end career--Lamartine the Politician--Lamartine the Author-His imagination---His powers of description-Concluding remarks.
III. ANIMALCULES - - - - - 36
Preliminary remarks-- Interest in animalcules not proportioned to their magnitude---"divisibility of matter"---Size of animalcules--Shapes--- Mode of life and action---Organization or constitutional structure---Number---Reproduction---Utility and consequent importance---Origin---Design of Deity in their creation.
IV. ESCHATOLOGY - - - - - - 59
Man solicitous to know the future-Doctrines of the Resurrection false, 1st, From the discussion of Jesus Christ with the Sadducees--2d, Paul's discussion of the subject--3d, From explicit testimony from 2 Cor. 5 : 1-9, in favor of this interpretation of the reasoning of Jesus Christ and Paul.
V. THE CHURCH THE WORLD'S REFORMER - 86
The term, church--In what sense the church is the only organization appointed by God for the moral renovation of the worldConsequences from substituting other organizations--Objections answered--Concluding remarks.
VI. THE SPIRITUAL WRITINGS OF PROF. THOMAS C. UPAM 101
Their manifest adaptation to all truly spiritual spiritual minds-Character of Prof. Upham as a spiritual writer--His characteristics of the "life of faith"--Contrast between his view and the view of the Bible--Remarks.
LITERARY NOTICES: by Pres. A. Mahan. 128
VII. "SAVING FAITH," REVIEWED - 131
The Work worthy of notice-The views of faith substantially the same with those of Alexander Campbell--Reviewer's plan is to present I. An Analysis of the work under review--II. A corresponding analysis of what he deems the true doctrine of saving faith--Proof of 2d head, l. Evidence of Scripture-2. Evidence from the ultimate design and consequent demands of the gospel system--3. Evidence from its harmony with the moral government of God, and with the known laws of the human mind.
VIII. THE JUDGMENT DAY 155
The Doctrine of the Judgment Day intimately connected with the Doctrine of the Resurrection--The term "Judgment" used in several different senses in the Scriptures--Use of the term for a trial and righteous adjudication admitted by all--the Common Theory--The Millenial Theory--The Second Advent Theory--Theory of the author--The common doctrine of a future simultaneous judgment to be rejected, 1. From the uselessness of it--2. It is undeniable--3. It is contrary to the analogy of God's ways--4. It is unreasonable--Scripture argument.
IX. DOCTRINE OF THE RESURRECTION 178
All the truths of Religion take their form, coloring and value in human estimation from the doctrine of immortality--What is the true scriptural doctrine of the resurrection of the dead?--Views of the Pharisees and Sadducees-Argument of Mr. Orvis reviewed--Concluding remarks.
X. THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE CHURCH AND VOLUNTARY REFORMATORY ORGANIZATIONS: A review of Rev. Wm. H. Evarts' position--"The Church the only organization appointed or authorized by God for the moral renovation of the world." 194
XI. THE FINE ARTS OF A FUTURE AGE 208
XII. "THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL." 240
XIII. LIFE AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE OF MADAME GUYON 250
Introductory remarks-Truthfulness of accredited histories--Birth, parentage, and early trials of Madame Guyon-Intellectual labors-Labors as a Christian-Removal to a convent-Acquaintante with Fenelon-attack upon the new teachings by the Romish clergy-Imprisonment of Madame Guyon in the Bastile-Concluding remarks.
XIV. THE EVIDENCE OF THE WORLD'S ULTIMATE REFORM 275
The sacred scriptures intimate and imply it-The physical condition of man corresponds with other intimations favoring it-Human capacity in harmony with divine promises touching it-The nature of religion sued to a reformed state of mankind--The circumstances and tendencies of the present age favor it-Remarks.
XV. THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL - - 293
Reasons for reviewing the work-Author's definitions-heathen philosophy-Consideration of arguments favoring tile existence of the soul separate from the body-Biblical proof-Doctrines of the Jewish nation-Concluding remarks.
XVI. WOMAN'S RIGHTS AND DUTIES - - 326
Introductory remarks--Physical characteristics-Mental characteristics--Exercise of authority--Dependence a characteristic of the female sex-Marriage--Home-Division of labor--The relation of woman to the learned professions--Relations to political life--Concluding remarks.
XVII. EXEGESIS OF 1 COR. XIV. 34, 35, AND 1 TIM. II. 11, 12 358
How are these passages to be applied--Inquiry concerning the meaning of terms--What the Apostle prohibited-According to this exegesis the passage has nothing to do with public teaching-Meaning of the word didaskein--Remarks.
XVIII. BIBLE WAR AND PEACE - 374
Difficulties to be overcome in discussing the subject-Definitions--Bible teaching--Wars with the Canaanites-Absurdity of denying revelation.
XIX. WOMAN'S RIGHTS AND DUTIES, 383
What are woman's rights--Woman's separate interests--Unjust legislation--The trades should be open to woman--She should be placed beside her brother as a teacher--Woman's capacity for public activity--The direct argument in favor of woman's rights.
XX. RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND SLAVERY, 409
Intrinsic sinfulness of slavery-the principal popular religious organizations criminally connected with slavery---those who aseent to the above propositions bound to withdraw fellowship.
XXI. BIBLE WAR AND PEACE. 438
Wars of the Israelites---The Old and New Testaments in the new dispensation
XXII. THE EDUCATION OF THE SENSIBILITY, 350
Causes of the educational neglect of the sensibility---Plea for the education of the sensibility---The principles upon which this work should be conducted.
XXIII. PRIDE OF HEART, 478
The proud disregard God and man---They sustain absurd distinctions in society ---Pride an abhorrent manifestation of selfishness.
XXIV. MODERN INFIDELITY, 485
It shifts its ground---Age of Reason---Infidels disown the name--Its admissions in favor of Christianity.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME III-... NO. IV.
LXVIII. REPLY TO THE WARNING AGAINST ERROR, [By C. G. Finney] 373
Peculiarities of the Warning--First issue: foundation of faith-Second issue: foundation of moral obligation--Third issue: nature and authority of moral law--Fourth issue: nature of obedience to moral law--Fifth issue: Spirituality and extent of moral law--Seventh issue: nature and ground o justification--Eighth issue: immutability of justification, per- severance Unto life--Ninth issue: sanctification--Tenth issue nature of depravity.
LXIX. COME-OUTISM AND COME-OUTERS, By William Goodell. 419
The duty of Come-outism as ascertained in the light of New Testament church order--How do the churches of this country compare with that essential law?
LXX. EXPOSITION OF HOSEA IV: XVII, 450
LXXI. SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF REV. WM. COCHRAN, 456
LXXII. PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH DISCIPLINE, 474
LXXIII. IDEA OF RETRIBUTION, 486
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