The Eclectic Review Volume 4

The Eclectic Review Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...of Scotland, on their cold and infrequent observance of the Lord's Supper. In some churches, this ordinance was administered only once in the year; in others once in six months, -and in none more frequently than once in three months. His aim 'was to induce the churches of his native land to observe this sacrament weekly, which he conceived was the practice of primitive times. And, in the pursuit of-this object, he has shown the piety of a Christian, the research of a divine, the learning of a scholar, and the argument of a logician.' The introductory remarks by Dr. Morison concur to elucidate and enforce the argument of these ' letters;' and the volume primarily addressed to the Presbyterian Churches, may be read with profit by Christians of every denomination. Every communicant may find it useful in imparting enlightened views of the ordinance, and in calling into exercise the feelings suitable to its profitable observance. The Dissenter. Vol. I. Stockton: W. Robinson. London: Groom bridge. 1837. This unpretending, but honest and interesting periodical, should have been noticed before. We have to apologise for the omission; which has not, however, been intentional. It is not merely intended to supply an antidote to the malignancy and falsehood of ' the Churchman, -' it is also designed to difl"use information respecting the principles and practice of N onconformists, in a cheap and attractive form. It contains Essays on ' Religious Establishments;' and some of the doctrines of the Church of England which have a popish origin, are exhibited in their true light. It points out the leading peculiarities of most of the various sects which exist in the present day. Very many important, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873580
  • 9781236873583