Medical, Philosophical, and Vulgar Errors, of Various Kinds, Considered and Refuted

Medical, Philosophical, and Vulgar Errors, of Various Kinds, Considered and Refuted

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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. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ... and usefusto me, than proper instruCtionP after which kind correftion, I shall be less ignorant, and consequently less opinionated, and shall be enabled, by adopting their hints, greatly to improve my book in a Second Edition. they regard and depend upon, as their great Head' and Rule..Whereas, this is an unjust and groundless imputation. on those that ' o under the fore-mentioned denominationsz Thus (say they) there is not the least' ground i.v THBPREFACE. to suppose that the chief Divines, who embrace the scheme of dodtrine which is, by many, called Arminianism, believe it the more, because Arminius believed it: and that there is no reason to think any 0ther, than that they sincerely and impartially study the holyoscriptures, and enquire after the mind of Christ, with as much judgment and sincerity, as any of those that call them by these names; that they seek after truth, and are not careful whether they think exactly as Arminius did; yea, that, in; some things, they afitually differ from him. This pradtice is also esteemed adually injurious on this account, that it is supposed naturally to lead the multitude to imagine the difference between persons thus named and' others, to be greater than it is; yea, as tho' it were so great, that they must be, as it were, another species of beings. And they objeet against it as arising from an uncharitable, narrow, contracfted spirit; which, they say, commonly inclines persons 'to confine allthat is good to themselves, and their own party, and to make a wide distindtion-between themfelves and others, and stigma united' in friendship and charity, however they cannot, in all things, think alike. injury to some persons, I would here give notice, that though I generally speak of that doctrine, more

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