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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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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler - Analogy (Religion) - 1839 - 348 pages
...philosophy, patient thought, and purity of morals. So that in the language of Butler, " it had come to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of investigation, but that it is now at length, discovered to be fictitious, and accordingly they treat...
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Church principles considered in their results

William Ewart Gladstone - 1840 - 562 pages
...for the revival of religion in their respective congregations."* f Bishop Butler writes, in 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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Church principles considered in their results, Volume 5

William Ewart Gladstone - Church - 1840 - 562 pages
...for the revival of religion in their respective congregations."* f Bishop Butler writes, in 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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Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1840
...some three and twenty years. Bishop Butler, who died in 1 752, has the following decisive language : " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...is not so much as a subject of inquiry ; but that now at length it is discovered to be fictitious. And, accordingly, they treat it, as if, in the present...
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The American Biblical Repository

Bela Bates Edwards, Absalom Peters, John Holmes Agnew, Selah Burr Treat - Theology - 1840
...some three and twenty years. Bishop Butler, who died in 1752, has the following decisive language : " It is come, I know not how, to be. taken for granted...is not. so much as a subject of inquiry ; but that now at length it is discovered to be fictitious. And, accordingly, they treat it, as if, in the present...
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Ministerial records; or, Brief accounts of the great progress of religion ...

Edward Morgan - 1840
...said that the whole kingdom was rapidly verging to infidelity. " It has come," says bishop Butler, " I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that christianity is not so much as a subject for enquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious : and accordingly they treat...
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The Church of England Quarterly Review, Volume 9

1840
...of it, was very visible." Bishop Butler, in 1736, observes : — " It is come, I know not how, to he taken for granted, by many 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 ns...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1843
...argument and authority. So late as 1736, Bishop Butler wrote in the advertisement to the " Analogy" " 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 Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1843
...argument and authority. So late as 1736, Bishop Butler wrote in the advertisement to the " Analogy," " 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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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 14

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1856
...Butler, not much more than a hundred years ago, could write, in the preface to his Analogy, "It has come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by...agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, by way of reprisals...
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