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SCEPTICISM CREDULITY:

Socinianism

IRRECONCILABLE WITH REASON,

AND THE SIMPLICITY OF THE GOSPEL.

BEING

AN ATTEMPT

TO SHEW THAT

THE SCEPTIC

Does in truth admit much greater improbabilities than he who believes in
THE TRUTH OF HOLY WRIT;

AND THAT

THE SOCINIAN,

If he expect future Happiness on any other ground than that of
REPENTANCE,

Through an Atonement,

EXPECTS SOMETHING

Contrary to all Probability, Analogy, the Light of Nature, and
the Promises of the Gospel.

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The pure Doctrines of Christianity,

To Zeal, and Consistency in their Conduct; to let their Professions
and Practice agree.

“All are but Parts of one stupendous Whole."

Essay on Man.

"In carrying on a plan by which forgiveness was to be dispensed to an offending race, wisdom
required that the authority of the Legislator should be fully preserved, and no such relaxation be
introduced into government, as might give license or encouragement to offenders."

Blair, Seri 20. vol. iv. page 432.

Birmingham,

Printed and Sold by W. SUFFIELD, Bull-Street:

Sold also by L. B. SEELEY, Fleet Street, London; and may be had from
all other Booksellers throughout the Kingdom.

1814.

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DEDICATION.

To a Gentleman, as much above all praise, as he is indisposed to court, or the writer of this dedication to lavish it;

TO WILLIAM WILBERFORCE, Esq., pious without profession; benevolent without ostentation; the zealous, and sincere, but discreet, and unboasting advocate, of natural, civil, and religious liberty; the following pages are (without permission) respectfully inscribed, by

THE AUTHOR.

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