Principles of Nature

CONTENTS.

Page.

CHAPTER I.

THE POWER OF INTELLECT, ITS DUTY, AND THE OBSTACLES THAT OPPOSE

ITS PROGRESS......................................................

5

CHAPTER II.

THEOLOGY AND ITS EFFECTS............................................

10

CHAPTER III.

CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY..................................................

13

CHAPTER IV.

THE BIBLE, OR THE SACRED WRITINGS OF THE JEWS AND

CHRISTIANS.........19

CHAPTER V.

ORIGINAL SIN, ATONEMENT, FAITH, &c. A CHRISTMAS DISCOURSE,

DELIVERED IN NEW YORK, DEC. 1796..................................

29

CHAPTER VI.

ORIGIN OF THE EARTH.................................................

50

CHAPTER VII.

UNIVERSAL DELUGE....................................................

56

CHAPTER VIII.

CHRISTIAN WONDERS...................................................

60

CHAPTER IX.

IS THE EVIDENCE DRAWN FROM MIRACLES SUFFICIENT TO PROVE THE

DIVINE ORIGIN OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION?..........................

62

CHAPTER X.

PROPHETIC EVIDENCE IN RELATION TO THE DIVINITY OF THE CHRISTIAN

RELIGION..........................................................

74

CHAPTER XI.

THAT THE IMMORALITY OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION PROVES THAT IT IS

NOT OF DIVINE ORIGIN..............................................

84