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Perfe£tion, and Immortality of Adam, and the whole human Nature is supported. If Gentlemen, that are competent Judges, think it may be serviceable to the Interests of Religion, I shall take Care, with all convenient Speed, to have the whole five Books printed, upon a superfine Paper and excellent Print ; but, if otherwise; I Mall rest satisfied with having used my best Endeavours to serve the Interests of Religion.

From my House in the Royal-College of Physicians, Lond.

Dec. 6. 1740.

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CON TEN T S.

SE CT. I.

F Providence, and Nature: And

of the Boundaries that limit Things
natural, from those that are super-

natural; as they relate to Man, both
before, and since the Transgression and Fall.

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SECT. II.

Of the Laws of Man's primitive Nature :

And of their Perfection, and Establishment
by Almighty God, according to the eternal
Reason and moral Fitness of Things 53

SECT. III.

Of the general Principles of Man's Redemp-
tion, as delivered in Scripture ; and the

Relan

Relation, Consent, and Agreement they
bear to the Laws of Mans primitive State
and Condition, as existing in Nature.

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SE C T. IV..

Of the Excellency, Dignity, and eternal Sub-
sistence of Man, according to the Principles
of his first Creation, or State of Perfection
in Paradise: And of the Prerogatives Adam
enjoyed, when compared with the Angels of
God.

87

S E C T. . V.

An Essay towards discovering the Principles

of Generation in the Individuals of the
human Nature, às they were to relate
to Adam's primitive State of Perfe£tion,
in Cafe he had never fallen : And of the
Grounds and Reasons that demonstrate, why
thefe Principles could not posibly be insti-
tuted, according to the Means of Procrea-
tion allotted, in this fallen State of Na-

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ture,

SECT. VI.

Of Adam's Translation, or his final State of

Bliss and Glory, in Cafe he had persevered
in bis Obedience ; and preserved himself
steddy to the moral Re&titude of his primitive
State of Nature.

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THE

Christian Philosopher.

Β Ο Ο Κ Ι.

INTRODUCTION.

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O write the History of the Human
Nature: To trace out the Rise, Pro-

gress, and various Revolutions of the Individuals deriving from that Nature : To vindicate the Ways of God to Man, through all the different Dispensations of his Providence : And lastly: To be able to discover the Consequences of all these great Events, when fallen Man shall again be restored to his primitive Perfections, and translated, from these beggarly Elements of his fallen Nature, to those glorious Regions of Bliss and Immortality, are Subjects more than sufficient, to engage the Attention of the wisest Mortal upon Earth.

Divers eminent Writers have greatly busied themselves, concerning the Rise of Nations, Kingdoms, and Empires : The various Revo

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lutions,

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