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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 Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
...but deeply satirical simplicity, in the preface to his great work : — " It is come,'1 says he, " I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. . . . On the contrary,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 19

1850
...but deeply satirical simplicity, in the preface to his great work : — " It is come,'' says he, " I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. ... . On the contrary,...
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The history, constitution ... and confession of faith of the Calvinistic ...

Calvinistic Methodists - 1850
...the whole kingdom of England was rapidly verging to infidelity. ' It has eome,' says Bishop Butler, ' I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so mueh as a subjeet of inquiry, but that it is now at length diseovered to be fietitious : and aeeordingly...
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The Gospel standard, or Feeble Christian's support

1851
...society at large. Bishop Butler, in the preface to his celebrated " Analogy," has the following remarks: falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means ; 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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Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the ..., Issues 35-41

Episcopal Church. Diocese of North Carolina. Convention - Anglican Communion - 1851
...work, the Analogy, as showing to what a deplorably low state religion had fallen, he says: "It has come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many...agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained, but to set it up as a prineipal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1851
...myself to the clergy." The next extract is from Bishop Butler, who wrote thus in the year 1736 :— " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...by many persons, that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry ; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And assuredly, they...
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THE ANALOGY OF RELIGION, NATURAL AND REVEALED TO THE CONSTITUTION AND COURSE ...

JOSEPH BUTLER - 1851
...philosophy, patient thought, and purity of morals. 80 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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Doctrine of the Manifestations of the Son of God Under the Economy of the ...

George Balderston Kidd - 1852 - 833 pages
...gave him excellent opportunities of observation : and his testimony is as follows. " It is come, 1 "know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons,...subject of inquiry ; but that it is, now at length, dis" covered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it, as if, in the present - age, this were...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 9

Universalism - 1852
...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 accordvoL. ix. 32 ingly...
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The National Magazine, Volume 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - Periodicals - 1852
...Analogy to prop the tottering faith which he said, in his preface, had come to be considered no longer a subject of inquiry, " but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious ;" and Warburton wrote his " Divine Legation." Churchmen were found among the master-minds of the English...
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