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The analogy of religion

The analogy of religion

Author: Joseph Butler; Joseph Cummings
Publisher: New York : Cosimo, Inc., ©2005.
Series: Cosimo classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReproductionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Butler; Joseph Cummings
ISBN: 1596053062 9781596053069
OCLC Number: 126846206
Description: 395 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Sketch of Joseph Butler --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Of natural religion : ch. 1. Of a future life --
ch. 2. Of the government of God by rewards and punishments, and particularly of the latter --
ch. 3. Of the moral government of God --
ch. 4. Of a state of probation, as implying trial, difficulties, and danger --
ch. 5. Of a state of probation, as intended for moral discipline and improvement --
ch. 6. Of the opinion of necessity, considered as influencing practice --
ch. 7. Of the government of God, considered as a scheme or constitution, imperfectly comprehended --
Conclusion --
pt. 2. Of revealed religion : ch. 1. Of the importance of Christianity --
ch. 2. Of the supposed presumption against a revelation, considered as miraculous --
ch. 3. Of our incapacity of judging what were to be expected in a revelation; and the credibility, from analogy, that it must contain things appearing liable to objections --
ch. 4. Of Christianity, considered as a scheme or constitution, imperfectly comprehended --
ch. 5. Of the particular system of Christianity; the appointment of a mediator, and the redemption of the world by him --
ch. 6. Of the want of universality in revelation; and of the supposed deficiency in the proof of it --
ch. 7. Of the particular evidence for Christianity --
ch. 8. Of the objections which may be made against arguing from the analogy of nature to religion --
Conclusion --
Dissertations --
Series Title: Cosimo classics.
Responsibility: Joseph Butler ; edited by Joseph Cummings.


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