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Abauzit, Firmin, biographical notice of, I, 95. Settles
with his mother at Geneva, 96. Travels into Holland
and England, 97. Fond of theological and scientific
studies, and detects an error in Newton's Principia,
98. His theological writings, 99. Translated by Dr
Harwood, ib. Eulogy on him by Rousseau, 100. His
habits and character, 101. His views of mysteries in
religion, 103. Of the honour due to Christ, 121.
Power of Christ, 136. On the Holy Spirit, 141.
On Christ's charge to his Apostles, 149. On the
Lord's Supper, 152.
Adoration, in what sense the word is used in the
Scriptures, I, 122.
Aikin, Dr, Eulogy on his character, as a successful
teacher, and amiable man, III, 186.
Akenside, Dr, his Ode on Bishop Hoadly, I, 251.
Ambition, episcopal, a fruitful source of schism in the
church, V, 34, 35.
Ambrose, first ascribes to the Apostles the creed com-
monly known by their name, I, 26, note.
Ammianus Marcellinus, quoted, I, 56.
Apocalypse, Newton's observations on the, II, 226.
Ipostles, Christ's charge to them to teach and baptize,
Apostles' Creed, I, 25. History of the, 26. Changes in
the, ib. note. The foundation of Christian faith in
the primitive ages of Christianity, VI, 41–48.
Aretius, on the unity of the church, I, 60.
Arius, his controversy with Athanasius, VI, 355.
Articles, fundamental in religion, what they are, I, 8.
False marks of such articles, 20. How they may be
distinguished, 28. Concerning the number of them, 37.
.Irticles of the English church, changes in them, I, 225.
Antiquity, not to interfere with the right and duty of
private judgment, V, 63.
Athanasius, his character described by Clayton, VI, 255.
Athanasian Creed, Clayton's account of the, in his famous
speech before the Irish House of Lords, VI, 254.
Austin, on the plainness of fundamentals in religion, I, 33.
quoted. 61. His two books of Retractions, II, 31.
Agreement among Christians in all essential points of
doctrine and practice, VI, 301.
Balcanqual, Scottish commissioner at the Synod of Dort,
his account of the doings there, V, 8, 9.
Bangorian controversy, began by Hoadly, I, 244.
Baptism, meaning of the text in which the Apostles are
charged to baptize in the name of the Father, Son,
and Holy Spirit, I, 149. On baptizing in the name of
a person or thing, 150. Robinson's history of, III, 21.
Nature and objects of, as regarding church fellowship,
49–92. State of facts, in regard to the Baptist
controversy, 53. Law of baptism in its original in-
Barbauld, Mrs, her thoughts on public worship, in reply
to Wakefield, IV, 281–334. See Worship. IIer
thoughts on devotional taste, on sects, and on estab-
Barrow, Dr, early friend and instructor of Newton, II,
196. Nominates Newton as his successor in the pro-
fessorship of mathematics at Cambridge, 203.
Belief of things above reason, Benson's Essay on the,
IV, 141. See Reason. Uniformity of, in religion, not
to be attained, V, 287.
Benson, George, short notice of his life and writings, IV,
133-139. Educated at the University of Glasgow,
and became a presbyterian clergyman, 133. His
love of truth and free inquiry, 134. His curious letter
to Towgood on subscription to articles, ib. note. Set-
tled in London as colleague with Dr Lardner, 136. Re-
marks on his Paraphrase, and various other writings,
137-139. His death, 139.
Bently, Dr, his differences with bishop Hare, II, 130.
His learning and false estimate of his own attainments,
Beza, quoted by Newton, with disapprobation, II, 267.
Blackburne, Francis, Archdeacon, I, 171. His educa-
tion, ib. Early imbued with the principles of religious
liberty and toleration, 172. His controversy on the
intermediate state of the soul, 173. His treatise en-
titled, The Confessional, 174. His friendship with
Lindsey, 176. Invited to succeed Dr Chandler at the
Old Jewry, ib. Proposed writing the life of Luther,
177. His character, 178.
Boyle, on things above reason, IV, 159.
Boyse, colleague with Emlyn, and one of his persecutors,
Bull, Bishop, his defence of the Nicene Creed answered
in Whitby's Disquisitiones Modestae, II, 19,
Burnet, Bishop, cited on the Apostles' Creed, I, 27, note.
Calamy, his controversy with Hoadly on conformity to
the church of England, I, 242.
Calvin's definition of the sin against the Holy Ghost, V,
79. Opposed by Hales, 80–85.
Culvinism, five points of, Whitby's treatise on the, II, 17.
Casaubon, quoted on fundamentals in religion, 1, 33.
Cartwright, an able and zealous puritan, I. 196, note.
Incidents of his life, 197, note.
Chillingworth, quoted, I, 186, note. On the innocency of
involuntary error, IV, 96-125.
Christ. See Jesus Christ.
Christ, death of, considered as a sacrifice, V, 294-311.
Satisfaction, doctrine of, not taught in Scripture, 295,
Christians, divisions among, I, 319. Origin of these di-
visions in early times, 320. Progress of them, 322 et
seqq. In no degree resulting from the character and
tendency of the Gospel, but from the perverse dispo-
sitions of men, 329. First began from the prejudices
and passions of the unbelieving Jews and Gentiles,
332. Kept up in after ages by the ambition, pride,
and darkness, which prevailed in the world, 335. Who
are most worthy of the name of Christians, VI, 299.
Agreement among, in all essential points of doctrine
and practice, 301.
Christian Liberty, essay on, by Robert Robinson, III,
Christian Religion easy to be understood, III, 165—175.
What is meant by mysteries in religion, 173. See
Religion. Knowledge of the, VI, 305.
Christian, the moral, described by Hales, V, 67.
Christianity, characteristic excellencies of, III, 211–216.
Chronology, Newton's treatise on, II, 223.
Church, Roman Catholic, differs fundamentally from
Protestants, I, 63.
Church of Christ, Hoadly's sermon on the, I, 297. The
same as the kingdom of Christ, 303. In what it con-
sists, 303--312. This kingdom not of this world, nor
subject to arbitrary civil government, 307. Origin of
mistaken views of the church of Christ, 312.
Church, primitive, Robinson's hints concerning its institu-
tion and discipline, III, 136-144. Was not taken
from the economy of Moses, nor the Synagogue, 137,
138. Was not expressly appointed by the Apostles,
140. Christian discipline rose out of the condition of
equality into which Jesus put his disciples, 142.
Whether the church may err in fundamentals, V, 130.
Jurisdiction of the, 141. Schisms in, caused by one
of three ways, either upon matter of fact, of opinion,
or point of ambition, V, 26. Authority of the church, ,