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tleman op Gen. fv. 7. Nor shall we bistorian, have excluded the people from discuss the “demoninc yells of bigotry having any sbare in Christ's death. We and superstition, the soul-restraining are suprised to find such evident marks creeds, nor vindicate the clergy from of precipitation in a pampblet so long in “ making fashion and the world their its preparation: idols, who follow divinity as they would follow a trade,' because they would eat
A Treatise on the Truth and Inspiration of of the loaves and be filled :"» these and the Old and New Testament. Chiefly from otber specimens of the is verbose decla- the French of M. Jaynelot, by Wilhelmina mation in which the Doctor“jumps and
Antoinette Binghain. London, 1829, PP.
xvi. 390. flutters, "' we cannot descend to trouble our readers vrith. We have already had Jaquelot, the author of the treatise to point out too many of Dr. Drunimond’s bere presented in an English dress, was inaccuracies, and erroneous views, to oc- one oi those Frencb Protestant divines cupy much of our space with bini at pre- wbo were exiled by the revocation of the sent; we regret for bis own sake that be edict of Naníz, from that country wbich bas published bis two letters, since his they ornameniei by their learning, and former controversial labours bad been instructed by their example. He found forgotten, and were we his enemies we retuge in the dominions of the King of sbould rejoice that he had written Prussia, wbose cbaplain he became, and this second book."
be died in Berlin in 1708, leaving bebind With respect to Mr. Hardy's part of him a bigh character for learning, piely, the controversy, we have no hesitation and talents. The treaiise on the Inspiin saying, that bis honest and plain un. ration of the Scriptures was but one of derstanding bus far more than confuted his numerous works, but we believe the the Doctor's statements, and stripping only one translated into our language. them of the poetical, mystical, and me. We think the work so excellent that we taphysical disguise thrown about them confess our gratitude to the fair transla. by the Unitarian philosophy, shown them tor, and trust it will be generally circu. to be unscriptuaal, and unreasonable. lated. The p:esent time requires such Many points of Mr. Hardy's pamyblet works; infidelity, we fear, is active have been unanswered by the Doctor, among the bigner classes, wbo, by the wbo through bis whole letter assumes a opened iniercourse with the continent, superiority over bis opponent, not justi- will contract, we fear, more than a taste fied, we tbink, by the comparative for dress and frivolity. At all events, claims of the two; and to those ibat infidelity has assumed a bolder aspect he professes to reply, Mr. Hardy's re- tban formerly, and must be met by cor. joinder is decisive, particularly regarding responding exertions. Jaquelui'st treathe charges of misquotation from the tire is well calculated to remedy such an Doctor and Mr. Belsbam, and of igno- evil; it is briel, plain, and argumenta. rance of the Seripture bistory of Christ: five. We do not think bis metaphysics We certainly think that Dr. Drum. always in unison with modern theories, mond must have relied on bis memory and indeed we do not think its introduce for his statements respecting our Lord's tion or object essential to this treatise, preaching, or be could not bave assert- which is quite independent of the point be ed in contradiction to the very words of wishes to prove, the separate exisof Scripture,t that the object of his life tence of the soul. It would seem to us Gospel, rather than to be its subject ; be equally sound to a materialist
, as to was to promulgate the doctrines of the that
many arguments in bis work would and in distinct opposition to the sacred an immaterialist; and if the work reach
* The sweeping style of the Unitarian school is well exemplified in this criticism. Lightfoot, Kenncott, Parkhurst, no mean Hebraists, are set aside with the greatest degree of indifference, and various meanings of this passage proposed for the reader's choice. We make our assertion too, and we tell Dr. Drummond, that the Hebrew word translated sin can in no instance be proved to signify the punishment of sin, and does signify a sacrifice for sin, and that the interpretation of the passage he would propose is a cold and unmeaning tautology, unwortby of the speaker or the subject. We refer our readers, with great pleasure, to Mr. Faber's disputation on sacrifices, in reply to Mr. Davidson's, shall we say, unadvised, publication.
† John xvi. 12, 13. The translator so writes it, we bave always seen it in this form, Jacquelot.
a second edition, we would suggest the means universally received, we see no use
arguments drawn in the 13th, 14th, and doors LITERARY NOTICES.
well wrought out. A similar argument writings of the Rev. William Law, M.A. als is carried on in the twentieth chapter, ind on the following important subjects, in bo which the author reasons from the appealid Three Parts:-1. A Practical Treatise Le made by the sacred historian to various re on Christian Perfection. 2. The Spirit to cords, the bouk of Iddo, the book of of Prayer.-3. On the Lord's Supper.
Jasher, and others, and shows that such To which are added appropriaie Frayers bu an appeal is stiongly indicative of the and Meditations. Also, price 1s. in neat e truth of the records that have come down boards, The Sacrament of the Lord's
to us. We think occasionally our iranse Supper fully explained', being the third to lator must have mistaken the author ;ru part of the above work; to which is adad thus in page
238, she says, “ In that peo si ded, an earnest Exhoriation to a regular sple, (the Jewish) were mystically all saitendance on that most Holy Ordinance. sw the true peuple of God; to them alone. In l vol. Svo, price 3s 6d. Gideon, and - the covenant of works was confinec, to other Poems. By the autorof Myearly - the whole race of mankind in general,19 Years,"? " Jane and her Teacher," &c. do the covenant of grace is open. If weldra Early in October will be Published, in sw. understand this passage, it appears to us a Foolscap 8vo, Price Is. 6d. The Mother od to be theologically incorrect. In page and her Daughters.msnu poodmazduide
JA 332, we think a confusion exists beiween 9m Just Published, the Fifth Edition of of the restoration and conversion of the The Cabinet Lawyer; including the Staeful Jews ; the latter is undoubíedly spoken vi tutes of the 10 Ceo. IV, and legal Deci199cof in the passage referred to, Rom. xi. ' sions to the close of the Summer Assizes, -30025, 26, and we do not think there is presenting, in a popular and comprehen-39 any ground for thinking the former is sive form, a complete Digest of the Civil,
intimated. Indeed, we think, the fair Criminal, and Constitutional Law of - translator has unnecessarily brought for England as now administered, esiz ward the sulject of the restoration of We are glad to learn that Mrs. Ma. 29 the children of Israel; as an evidence thías has two volumes in the press in 50 being unfulfilled, it is obviously of no continuation of " Domestic Instrucsei value, and as the doctrine itself is by notion," and intended for older pupils. ed injog gat o mbasqabai topi daw 1928 gwed on blog od 10 gids97q
FOREIGN RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE.
"On my way to Rome, last winter, I We see in the last Report of the established, with the consent of the fasFrench Protestant Bible Society, an ac- tor of each parish, a school knowledgment of contributions from the each of the following parish or girls in
: "Latour, Ban de la Roche, Oberlin's parish. ` Angrogné, and Prarustine, In these Rotham sent twenty francs, by the band schools the girls are taught reading, of its minister, the son of the celebrated writing, cyphering, needle-work, knitpastor of that name.
ting, psalmody. They learn spinning at
home. The Scriptures are read daily in Waldenses.-Extract of a letter from these schools. Every morning and af. Rev. T. Sims, whose zealous exertions ternoon, prayers are read from a tract in behalf of the Waldenses are well which I published at Paris, and which known.
consists of extracts
Prayer book, adapted to the several rious promises given to my forefathers, mornings and evenings of the week. I had a god quite of my own forming. Each of these daily scbools have a Sun. In this state, however, I was never day-school annexed to it, under the care bappy. I felt something was wanting of the mistresses. The expenses of each to buman happiness, but did not know school for one yearis £12. The master wbat. I was sometimes alarmed at of the Latin school, with the consent of this miserable state. I came to Rome M. Best, pastor of Latour, and president to improve myself in my art, and bere of the Commission for the Hospital, the impression I bad always had of the agreed to conduct the family-worsbip at vanity of eartbly greatness increased. the bospital, and to read my tract of One day I came to the Protestant serChurch of England prayers every morn- vice, without any idea of what it could ing and evening, as well as other prayers afford me. I felt myself attracted, reon tbe Sundays. He also reads the peated my visits to tbat place of worship, Scriptures to the patients. For this ser- and at last began to perceive that it vice, and for giving instructions in the afforded me that wbich I had bitherto winter evenings to inferior school-mas- vainly looked for.' ters, and those who wish to be such, I “ After having addressed to bim a few engaged to send him about £5."
words suitable to the occasion, I asked
him the usual questions preceding the ITALY.
act of haptism ; and then administered Extract of a letter from Professor the sacred rite, wbilst the godfathers, Tholuck.
according to the custom of our church, “I should be sorry to leave Italy, put their hands on his head, and prayed without informing you of an event which over bim." took place previously to my leaving Rome, and which will give you particu
PALESTINE. lar pleasure as it did me.
Caruc, an Arab city, in the land of “In a letter written to you in March, Moab, five days from Jerusalem, is inI gave you some account of a yonng babited by Arabs, called Beni Sabar, Jew who had requested me to instruct and are supposed to be the descendants him in Christianiiy, and wbose serious of the tribe of Issacbar. There are conversion I had reason to expect. He Arabs of Carac, prosessing the Greek at length expressed his decided wish to religion, to whose ancestors the Gospel receive baptism from me, before my de- was preached by the Apostle Paul and parture from Rome. After having ade by Origen. vised with the Prussian minister about At Hebron is a tribe of Arabs called the practicability of receiving a Jew in Beni Dayem, wbo pretend to be the deRome into the communion of the Pro- scendants of Edom. At Hebron are at testant cburch, and after having engaged present sixty families of Jews. the young man to continue a course of Tbe Arabs around Mar Saba, are religious instruction, even subsequently called Abedea, i. e. slaves; for they are to my departure, I complied with his the descendants of those hundred slaves, request, at wbich he was particularly wbom the Emperor Justinian presented delighted. The 5th of April was the to the convent of Mar Saba. last day of my officiating in the German We regret to say an attempt bas been Protestant Chapel, and the last function made on the life of the zealous Joseph I had to perform, was the very satisfac- Wolle, but providentially without effect. tory one of administering the rite of baptism to a child of Israel. The morn
AMERICA. ing of this very day our Protestant friends We have now lying before us an adhad been mixed with the vast crowd dress from the managers of the American which filled St. Peter's, in order to at- Bible Society to the inbabitants of the tend the coronation of the Pope. In the United States, on the resolution passed afternoon, at four o'clock, we assem- by the Society at their last Anniversary, bled under the humble roof of our little to supply with the Scriptures, in the German Chapel. There the young man course of two years, all the families that read his confession of faith, which I had migbt be in want of them. It is an ani. left unaltered, and the simplicity of mated and pious address, calling on all which struck every person present. The to join in the adoption of a measure, principal part is as follows, in bis own “ bold but not presumptuous," and statwords : 'I was born a Jew, but edu. ing that not lewer ós than 800,000 cated a Deist. I did not know the glo- families within the limits of the States,
and the adjacent territories, are unbless. lantic, should excite to an holy emulaed with the Sacred Volume.” Such tion the friends of the Bible in the old exertions on ibe other side of the Ate world.
Italy.—The Gothic translation of St. have one for every 40,953 inhabitants; Paul's Epistle to the Corinthians has in France, one for every 52,117 ; in been recently recovered from a codex Britain, one for every 46,800 ; and in rescriptus in the Ambrosian Library, Spain, one for every 869,000 persons. in Milan, and has been published, with The author has omitted to state the a translation and notes, by Castillio circulation of each, næus. Hitherto, fragments of the Gospels and of the Epistle to the Romans *** America. - We have now lying bewere all that had been discovered of fure us what we cannot but deem a lithis important version made by Ulphi. terary curiosity-a newspaper printed las in the fourth century.
in English and Cherokee, for the use
of the Cherokee Indians of North Ame. Netherlands. By a table in “Qui- rica. The latter language is in a chatelet's Statistical Researches respecting racter invented entirely by an Indian, the Kingdom of the Netherlands,” it wbo never to that moment had been would, appear that in that country a able to read or understand a word of greater number of journals are publish English. There is a very respectable ed, in proportion to the population, assortment of articles in the paper, lithan in any other in Europe. They terary, miscellaneous, and political,
DOMESTIC RELIGIOUS INTELLIGENCE. ENGLAND.
wbich abounded in many parts of the Incorporated Society for Building country, no less than 1,256 parishes Churches, &c.-A numerous meeting of were altogether unable to contribute a tbe subscribers and friends of this Society single sbilling to this good work. The was recently held. There were present Report concluded by a strenuous appeal the Archbishops of Canterbury and to the liberality and christianity of the York; the Bishops of London, Lincoln, public for the necessary supply of funds, Gloucester, Bristol, Litchfield and Co. This is the first report since the incorpoventry, Winchester, Bath and Wells, ration of the society, which took place and Chester; Lord Bexley, and several on the 15th of July in the last year. other noblemen and gentlemen. A long report of the proceedings of the Society National Society. - The annual meet. was read by the secretary, from wbiching of this Society took place on Saturit appeared that the applications for day, at the Central School, Baldwin's assistance from different parishes during Gardens. There were present, the the present year amounted to 140, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Bishops seventy-six of which had been granted, of London, Durham, Lincoln, Litchfield, and the sum of £10,583 advanced. By Llandaff, Gloucester, Chester, Bristol, tbis outlay no less than 20,004 sittings &c. &c. The most interesting part of bad been obtained; of wbich 13,604 were the Report related to the death of his free seats reserved for the poor. From Grace, the lord President; in regard to the formation of the society to this time, which, the opinion of the meeting was the amount of money expended and to expressed with singnlar feeling and be paid was £120,000, for which have interest ; I the magnificent legacy of been procured 185,433 sittings, of which £20,000, which the Society has received 137,497 are free. The sum remaining from the late James Tillard, of Canin the treasurer's bands on the last day terbury; and the appropriation of the of March was £33,736. 4s. 9d. The 'funds, in grants, towards building schoolKing's letter produced the sum of £40654
It appears that a peculiar 5s. 7d. The committee, however, stat- demand has been made on the Society's ed with regret, that owing to the distress resources, from the manufacturing dis
tricts in the north, during the past year, dered as dishonouring to God, and de. and by the number of applications for structive to the souls of men. aid ; that no diminution bad taken place in the zeal of the clergy for promoiing
ISLE OF MANN. the education of the poor.
Poor Churches in the Isle of Man.
An appeal has recently been published Clergy Orphan Suciely.--The arnual on behalf of the inbabitants of the Isle public examination of this Insiitution of Mann, from which it appears,—That took place lately, in the presence of the the population of the island is not less Archbishops of Canterbury and York, than 50,000 souls, and the existing the Bishops of Winchester, St. Asaph, eburches do not afford room for more Chichester, Carlisle, Chester, Litchfield than about 9,000. In the town of and Coventry, Ely, Gloucester, Bristol, Douglas alone, where tbe total number the Dean of Peterborough, and of a of inbabitants amounts to about 7,000, large and distinguished meeting of the and wbere the churches can accommofriends and benefactors of this charity. dute but about 1.300, there are no free The girls were examined in the Scrip. seats, and 4,000 of the poorer classes, tures, and in Ancient and Modern His. who are professed Members of the tory, and some of them in the French Church of England, are exeluded, hy Language. The boys in Virgil, Horace, the want of accommodation within her the Greek Testament, and in many walls, from joining in ber service. The parts of general knowledge, and a few same deficiency of means existed in seveof them in the first two hooks of Homer. ral other parts of the island.
The inhabitants of this little island Clergy Mutual Assistance Society. labour under many privations. They A Society for this purpose has been have little access to the sources of na. establisbed under the patronage of the tional wealth and prosperity, being in Archbishops of Cunterbury and York, a great measure excluded from the beThe object of which is, to enable Cler- nefits of commerce and manufactures. gymen to prepare for the education and Tbey are consequently much circumsettlement of their children, by means scribed in their means, and obviously of Mutual Assistance, and to afford unable to provide adequate places of them an opportunity of securing a pro- worship for tbemselves. Tbe island vision for themselves, their wives and indeed abounds with stone, and timber families, when more than ordinarily is cheap, and the inhabitants are willing needed, namely, in sickness, in old age, to derote their personal labour to the and in death.
cause, but they are unable to provide The plan embraces also a Fund in funds for the purchase of the necessary aid of the poorer clergy.
materials, and the payment of the ue
cessary artificers. Opening of a Popish Chapel for Under these circumstances, the Bishop preaching in the Irish Language, in the of Sodor and Mann has recently applied city of Norwich.-One of the must cu- to the Commissioners for Building, and rious circumsiances attending the cele- the Society for the Enlargement of bration of this occurrence was, that the Churches, but the Isle of Mann was hells of St. Giles's parish church rang found to be neitber within the rules of during the day, in honour of the event. the former, nor the Charter of the latter.
- No similar demonstration, since the The last and only resource, iberefore, Re.ormation, has taken place on any is an appeal to public liberality by the occasion connected with the Catholic inbabitants of this little island ; and body, and we cannot but compliment the they are induced to make it with the parish authorities on their tolerant per- grester confidence, from recollecting the mission of tbe wisbes oi their fellow generosity of the British nation towards Cbristians of the ancient faith. Could their ancestors, when they bad not, as that venerable Bishop of Norwich (we their descendants now have, a sort of mean Bishop Hall, tbe memory of wbom family claim on the affectionate regards is embalmed in the hearts of all wbo of the people of England, by being know his works,) could that servant of recently more closely united under the God bebold one of those churches, once same gracious sovereign. Their object placed beneath his fostering care, thus is Christian unity, and their appeal is act, wbat would be his thougbts? Pro. to Christian charity. They trust tbat testant England niay, indeed, weep when un island where a Barrow, and a Wilher children celebrate the increase of that son, and a Hildersly laboured, sball not postacy which their forefathers consi now be deprived of the benefit of Chris