A Large Collection of Ancient Jewish and Heathen Testimonies to the Truth of the Christian Religion; With Notes and Observations Volume 3
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. 1766 edition. Excerpt: ...itn-rxToi, x ai/Tci.., ., ., TM, .-, rr. r, r CM ft' 8J SAsfTTS) 7M SVff.V TUV Tap- TlV-- 1J t -TTtv/.5-oi, x. A. Vit. Plotm.cap. 16. v y # " Ir) Ibid cat li. mrtt ttu'oi npmtWTMi Ok iQuv Tpmpo- (s) Est Enneados secundae liber no-X-t-/- -vw- T-//-' Ti //opi'av v-pinst, x) Bus, licet in illo ne semel quidem vel 7ic-v &!, us Tpoa-flev kw.vto, drofon' GnosticoEum nomcn vel cujusquam ex his To;/.a.xxov t xpww anflpaiTeiau. Dt Abjl. ah Porphyrio nominatis, mentio occurrit. tfu animal, lib. i. cap. 2. /. jj i'abr. annot. in vit. Plotin, Bib, Gr. T. 4 A. D. defection of yours to intemperance, or gluttonie. Nor do I think 27' "your disposition to be worse than that of some mean people: who "having embraced rules different from their former way of life, "will endure to be torn limb from limb, rather than return to their "old course: and now abstain from some animals, which they once "ate greedily, with more care than from human flesh." l. This cannot relate to Jews, who always were under a strict rule of diet. 2. Therefore, probably, it relates to Christians, who had departed from their former way of living, and were then, generally, mean people, or so esteemed by Porphyrie. They did not abstain from any kinds of animals, bui they generally forbore to eat bloud, and refused to eat animals that were strangled, from which the bloud had not been fairly drained. 3. And they were resolute in adhering to the principles, which they had received. 4. If this reflexion relates to Christians, (as I think it does) it sliews great resentment, and bitternesse of spirit. 5. And it ought to be observed, that it is brought in, without any...
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