Daimonologia; Or, a Treatise of Spirits. Wherein Several Places of Scripture Are Expounded to Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Some Reflections on Mr. Boulton's Answer to Dr. Hutchinsin's Historical Essay Entitled the Possibility

Daimonologia; Or, a Treatise of Spirits. Wherein Several Places of Scripture Are Expounded to Which Is Added an Appendix, Containing Some Reflections on Mr. Boulton's Answer to Dr. Hutchinsin's Historical Essay Entitled the Possibility

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1723 edition. Excerpt: ...to be understood of Samuel himself; since Moses and the Prophets desired to be heard while they, lived, Q. i bus Z4 A T R E A T I S E kit rife not again to speak unto Mem Luke iS.: j i. What Reason-have we to believe that the Devil, who never was a Prophet, and never delivered to. Men any Message from God, nor spake con-, fofmably to God's Word, should not ap, pear to I that Purpose, under the Form of a faactrify'd Body, reserved in the Grave of Honour to the Day of the Resurrection, ' But if we have (as we cannot but have, ) all the Reason in the World ta believe. that it was npt Samuel; why then is it that Samuel is named not less t?han five-times? Is it that something appeared in the Likeness oi Samuel, to confirm Saul in his Error, who seeking none but Samuel, was to be perswaded that Sartuel stood before him? Why not the Woman herself, that acted the Part os' Samuel tha: spake as, if it had been Samuel, and who said that she few, him when in deed ihe saw nothing. Some such thing they will Answer, because the Text faithi that the Woman sew not. that (he faid, I see very well; it is faid also, as I noted before, that Samuel spake, and not the Devil in Form of Sawad j and that the Woman faid, I see Gods ascending out of the Earth: which was false, for no sorts of Gods abide under the Earth, no not Damons themselves; none but the Dead do remain trfcre v&Cicero relates it, lib. r. 7u/cul, Qusftl c 16. These are his Words, - We believe that the Souls do out-liv(c) the Bodies, allReasoningsdoleadtothac 4 Opinion; Reason should teach ufl also where they are: And hence Igno-j ' ranee hath taken occasion to invent ' certain Places under the Earth fast them: for the Bodies falling mrer the Earth and being cover'd with 'e Earth, Humo, .show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236651987
  • 9781236651983