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PREFATORY ADDRESS TO THE PROTESTANT CLERGY.

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SECTION 9. WIAT LESSON DOES THE HISTORY OF THE REFOR-

MATION TEACII?.....

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How long shall we wait ?-Foundation of popular theology.-

Freer opinions of Luther. .

SECTION 10. SPIRIT AND TEACHINGS OF CIIRISTIANITY COM-

CALVINISTIC

LUTHERAN TILOLOGY

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Master-principle of Christianity.-Profanations of Christian

name.-Calvinism and Lutheranism and Christianity com-

pared.-Who inherit Heaven ?-Fascination of Calvin's Theol-

ogy.

SECTION 11. EFFECT ON MORALITY OF CERTAIN FAVORITE

DOCTRINES OF THE REFORMERS

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All human actions bear fruit. ---Effect inseparable from cause.----

The scape-goat.--Mercy, not sacrifice. -Belief neither crime

nor virtue. --Christ before Paul.--

We must not preach coward-

ice.— True humility.-Overmuch introspection.-Power of

faith and love.—Hell.

SECTION 12. CORROBORATION FROM HISTORY...

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Luther's despondency.--Iron rule in Geneva. --Comedy and

Tragedy.— The Scottish kirk.-Puritans courageous and

cruel. --Quakers.-Roger Williams.-Laws to hang children.

-World's debt to the Reformers.

SECTION 13. CHRISTIANITY, SHORN OF PARASITIC CREEDS, A

PROGRESSIVE SCIENCE

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Infallibility arrests progress.-Grammatolatry the worst idol-

atry.---Safer without doctrine of plenary inspiration.-Mir-

acles or law ?-Temple and Baden Powell.—Conscience

supreme.

SECTION 14. SPIRITUALISM NECESSARY TO CONFIRM THE TRUTIIS,

AND ASSURE TIIE PROGRESS, OF CERISTIANITY.. 154

Rénan's leadership.-Two variant theories. The Indifferents.

Deism unsatisfactory.–Did spiritual gifts cease ?-Christ

never taught the miraculous, nor a finality.—Ecclesiastical

"miracles" discredited. --Inspiration the origin of all relig

ions.-Accordance of Spiritualism with Christianity. The

doctrines of Spiritualism.-It teaches no speculative divin-

ity. It denounces no religion.--Proof of immortality impera-

tively needed.--Sacred duty of investigation.

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villa was sold at a loss. --A midnight visitor.-Apparition of a
repentant domestic.-Repentance among “spirits in prison."

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