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persons of this class, it is hoped, this little treatise may not be without benefit.

The identity of contemporary infidel arguments, in all essentials, with those of former ages, will perhaps be admitted, as an adequate apology for its want of originality, in the proper sense of the term. The objections now raised against Christianity, are substantially what have before been repeatedly advanced, and as often answered. It is sufficient therefore to give another form to arguments, which, though they may have been already urged -have never been confuted.

Penzance, Nov. 1833.

matical and historical subjectsand on questions of conventional
morality.-If they are not responsible for their belief, neither
are they for their conduct.A divine revelation probable.- If
God gave a revelation, man would be accountable for his reception
of it.-Its doctrines, according to the Infidel, must be more hon-
ourable to God, and its morals more pure than those of the Bible.
-It must be free from all mystery, or unphilosophical phraseol-
ogy-evidenced by something more convincing than miracles-or
prophecyor remarkable preservation for many agesor the
most splendid moral revolutions.Every professor of its faith
must understand it in precisely the same way-and must at once
be morally perfect.God could not compel our faith without
dishonour to his own government,- —nor increase the evidences of
the divinity of Christianity, so as to overcome the unbelief of
the heart.-Corollaries. The risk of Infidelity.--CONCLUSION.
--160-200.

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