The History of the Works of the Learned Volume 1740, No. 2

The History of the Works of the Learned Volume 1740, No. 2

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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. 1740 edition. Excerpt: ...calculated entirely for the Establishment of the Authority of the divine Oracles; for they difiinftly shew us to what Parts of the New-Testament St. Clement has set his Seal, as we may say. Thus, In the Citations abovementioned, Mr. Lardner shews us, there is a very valuable Tefiimony to the four Gospels of St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke, and St. ffohn, all which were owned and received by Clement. Moreover, there is a Tradition concerning the Order in which these four Gospels were writ.-We have therein also an Assurance of the Genuineness of the Genealogies in the first Chapter of St. Matthew, and the third Chapter of St. Luke.There is a particular Account of the Occasion 1' of 1-It was this, Pmr having publickly Preach'd the Word at Rome, and having s ken the Gospel by the Spirit, many of the Hearers encreateclPoMark to write the things that had been spoken, he having long accompanied Peter, and retaining what he had said It is added, that when Ilsarh had composed the Gospel, he deliver'd it to them who had asked it of him: Which when Peter knew, he neither forbid it nor encouraged it. writing i man of it. P. Mr. Lardner now sums up the Testimony given by Clement to the New Tesiament. He then gives us-some general Names, Titles and Divisions of the Books thereof, as they occur in the Writings of that Father. After which he goes into a critical lnquiry, " Whether Clement quotes any other '4 Writings, as sacred, or of Authority, and with " the same Respeft which he expresses for those U now commonly received as canoniral," and of I 2. His Method of judging of the Genuineness and Authority of any Books of Scripture is observable: Those only which had been delivered by an authencick Tradition, as the Apostes, he received....show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236568524
  • 9781236568526