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" It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were... "
The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate - Page 109
1869
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A History of the Church: From the Birth of Christ to the Present Time ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Religions - 1834 - 504 pages
...published in 1736. In this is the testimony of bishop Burnet. He sa}'s, ' It is come, I know not how, i for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a sub[uiry : but that it is now, at length, discovered to be fictitious ; and, accor:y treat it as if,...
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Literary and Theological Review, Volume 2

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - Theology - 1835
...churches, was such as was lamented by the learned Bishop Butler, in 1736, in the following terms : " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of enquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly, they treat it as...
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The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Butler: To which is ...

Joseph Butler, Samuel Hallifax - Theology - 1838 - 615 pages
...However, the proper force of the following Treatise lies in the whole general analogy considered together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...agreed point among all people of discernment; and nothing remained, but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way...
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The life and times of ... George Whitefield, M.A.

Robert Philip - 1838
...statue of the age was chiselled by that moral Phidias, BUTLER, they seem to have furnished the model. " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...agreed point among all people of discernment; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it -were by way...
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The whole works of Joseph Butler

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1838
...However, the proper force of the following Treatise lies in the whole general analogy considered together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...agreed point among all people of discernment; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of...
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The Life and Times of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A.

Robert Philip - Evangelical Revival - 1838 - 554 pages
...the age was chiselled by that moral Phidias, BUTLER, they seem to have furnished the model : — " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...agreed point among all people of discernment ; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of...
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Memoirs of Rev. George Whitefield

John Gillies - Clergy - 1838 - 648 pages
...affecting description of this, by Bishop Butler, whom none will suspect of exaggerating the fact : " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...as if in the present age this were an agreed point among1 all people of discernment ; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of...
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A Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; a ...

Charles Buck - Theology - 1838 - 472 pages
...that the whole kingdom of England was tending fast to infidelity. "It us come," says bishop Butler, " I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not •o much as a subject of Inquiry ; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious; and accordingly...
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Centenary of Wesleyan Methodism: A Brief Sketch of the Rise, Progress, and ...

Thomas Jackson - Itinerancy (Church polity) - 1839 - 240 pages
...and important concerns of religion in a ludicrous and reproachful manner."* BISHOP BUTLER, 1736. " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...agreed point among all people of discernment ; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were, by way...
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The centenary of Wesleyan Methodism: A brief sketch of the rise, progress ...

Thomas Jackson - 1839 - 176 pages
...danger, by doing it under specious colours and pretences of several kinds." * BISHOP BUTLER, I?36. " IT is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so muck as a subject of inquiry ; but that it is, now at length, discovered to be ^fictitious. And accordingly-,...
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