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MORAL AND PHYSICA

OR THE

INFLUENCE OF HEALTH AND DISEASE

ON

RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE.

BY THE

Rev. JOSEPH H. JONES, D.D.
PASTOR OF THE SIXTH PRESBYTERIAN Church, PHILADELPHIA.

Non ignara mali miseris succurrere disco.
'Αδύνατον, κακώς ψυχής εχούσης,
Μή ου και σώμα αυτη συνοίσειν. .

PRIED

PHILADELPHIA.

WILLIAM S. & ALFRED MARTIEN

NOLE

606 CHESTNUT STREET.

1860.

Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by

JOSEPH H. JONES,

In the Office of the Clerk of the District Court for the Eastern

District of Pennsylvania.

ERRATA.

On page 42, line tenth from top, for Aretous read Aretæus.
On page 112, line sixth from top, for passis read possis.

CONTENT S.

CHAPTER I.

CONNECTION BETWEEN THE MATERIAL AND SPIRITUAL

PARTS IN MAN-David's language concerning his fearful and wonderful make, supported by the researches of physiology—The connection between the body and soul of man as inexplicable as the mystery of the TrinityWe know nothing of the substance of which either is composed–The attempts of science to explain these ultimate facts a failure—Much that is written concerning the soul no more than speculation—Remark of Dr. Abercrombie-We know only a few facts in relation to either mind or matter-Nervous system, the medium of communication between them—The subject blends with all that conduces to the enjoyment and usefulness of lifeWhat is proposed in the present treatise-A book of the kind called for by the exigencies of the Church-Numerous works exhibit the subject in its pathological bearings, or as a department of physiology-Intended to be a portable tract for Christians of unequal and fluctuating experience—The nerves, how they are the channels of communication between the mind and the body,

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