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Whiston, William, 1667-1752.
Astronomical principles of religion, natural and reveal'd.
London : Printed for J. Senex ..., and W. Taylor ..., 1717
|Named Person:||William Whiston; William Whiston|
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|Notes:||Originally published, London, 1717; cf. Lowndes', Bibliographer's manual, v. 5, p. 2893.|
|Description:||xxxii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm|
|Contents:||(from t. p.) I. Lemmata, or, The known laws of matter and motion --II. A particular account of the system of the universe --
III. The truth of that system briefly demonstrated --
IV. Certain observations drawn from that system --
V. Probable conjectures of the nature and uses of the several celestial bodies contained in the same system --
VI. Important principles of natural religion ... --
VII. Important principles of divine revelation ... --VIII. Such inferences shown to be the common voice of nature and reason ... --IX. A recapitulation of the whole, with a large and serious address to all, especially to the sceptics and unbelievers of our age.
|Other Titles:||Cause of the deluge demonstrated.
New theory of the earth.
|Responsibility:||Together with a preface, of the temper of mind necessary for the discovery of divine truth ; and of the degree of evidence that ought to be expected in divine matters / by William Whiston.|