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I. General Title of this Book.-II. Structure of the
Psalms.-III. Their Canonical Authority.-IV. Au-
thors to whom they are ascribed:-1. Moses.-
2. David.-3. Asaph.-4. The Sons of Korah.-5. Je-
duthun.-6. Heman and Ethan.-7. Solomon.-
8. Anonymous Psalms.-V. Chronological Arrange-
ment of the Psalms by Calmet.-VI. Collection of
of the Psalms into a Volume.-VII. The Inscriptions
or Titles prefixed to the different Psalms.-VIII. Pro-
bable meaning of the Word Selah.-IX. Scope of the
Book of Psalms.-X. Rules for better understanding
them.-XI. A Table of the Psalms, classed according
SECTION III. On the Book of Proverbs.
I. Title, Author, and Canonical Authority.-II. Scope.
-III. Synopsis of its Contents.-IV. Observations on
SECTION IV. On the Book of Ecclesiastes.
I. Title, Author, and Canonical Authority.-II. Scope
SECTION V. On the Song of Solomon.
I. Author.-II. Canonical Authority.-III. Structure of
the Poem-its Subject and Scope-the Song of Solo-
SECTION I. General Observations on the Prophets
I. The Prophetical Books, why so called.-II. Different
Kinds of Prophets mentioned in the Scriptures.-
III. Situation of the Prophets, and their Manner of
Living. IV. Mosaic Statutes concerning Prophets.-
Evidences of a Divine Mission.-V. Qualifications
of the Prophets.-VI. Nature of the Prophetic Inspi-
ration.-VII. Antiquity and Succession of the Pro-
phets.-VIII. Collection of their Writings, and Mode
of announcing their Predictions.-IX. Number and
SECTION II. Of the Prophets who flourished before
§ 1. On the Book of the Prophet Jonah.
I. Title and Author.-II. Occasion of the Prophecy of
§ 2. On the Book of the Prophet Amos.
I. Author.-II. Occasion of his Prophecy.-III. Its
Scope.-IV. Synopsis of its Contents.-V. Observa-
§ 3. On the Book of the Prophet Hosea.
I. Author and Date.-II. Occasion and Scope of the
Prophecy.-III. Synopsis of its Contents.-IV. Ob-
I. Author and Date.-II. Analysis of its Contents.-
III. Observations on its Style.-IV. The last six
I. Author and Date.-II. Occasion and Scope of this
SECTION IV. On the Gospel by Saint Luke.
I. Title.-II. Author.-III. General Proofs of the Genu-
ineness and Authenticity of this Gospel.-1. Vindica-
tion of its Genuineness from the Objections of Mi-
chaelis in particular.-2. Genuineness of the first two
Chapters, and of Chapters viii. 27-39. and xxii. 43,
44. IV. Date, and where written.-V. For whom
written.-VI. Occasion and Scope of this Gospel.-
VII. Synopsis of its Contents.-VIII. Observations
third Visit to Jerusalem, and subsequent Labours, to
his fourth Visit to Jerusalem.-IV. His Journeys and
Labours, to his fifth Visit to Jerusalem.-V. To his
first Imprisonment at Rome.-VI. His subsequent
Journeys, second Imprisonment, and Martyrdom.-
VII. Character of Paul.-VIII. Observations on the
SECTION II. Observations on the Apostolical Epistles
in general, and those of Saint Paul in particular.
I. Importance of the Epistles.-Nature of these Writ-
ings. II. Number and Order of the Epistles, particu-
larly those of Paul.-III. Of the Catholic Epistles,
and their Order.-IV. General Plan of the Apostolic
Epistles.-V. Causes of their obscurity considered
and explained.-Observations on the Phraseology of
SECTION III. On the Epistle to the Romans.
I. Date, and where written.-II. Genuineness and Au-
thenticity of this Epistle.-III. The Church at Rome,
when and by whom founded.-IV. Occasion and
Scope.-V. Internal State of the Church at Rome.-
VI. Scope.-VII. Synopsis of its Contents.-VIII. Ob-
servations on this Epistle.
SECTION IV. On the First Epistle to the Corinthians.
I. State of the Corinthian Church.-II. Occasion of this
Epistle.-III. Its Scope and Analysis.-IV. Date and
Genuineness.-V. Examination of the Question, how
SECTION V. On the Second Epistle to the Corinthians.
I. Date, and where written.-II. Occasion of this Epis-
tle.-III. Scope.-IV. Synopsis.-V. Observations on
this Epistle.-VI. A supposed Chronological Diffi-
SECTION VI. On the Epistle to the Galatians.
I. Notice of the Christian Church in Galatia.-II. Date.
-III. Genuineness and Authenticity of this Epistle.
-IV. Its Occasion and Scope.-V. Synopsis of its
I. Account of the Church at Ephesus.-II. Genuine-
ness and Authenticity of this Epistle, which was ad-
dressed to the Ephesians, and not to the Church at
Laodicea.-III. Date:-IV. Occasion and Scope.-
V. Synopsis of its Contents.-VI. Observations on its
SECTION VIII. On the Epistle to the Philippians.
I. Account of the Church at Philippi.-II. Date.-
SECTION IX. On the Epistle to the Colossians.
I. Account of the Church at Coloss.-II. Date.-
SECTION X. On the First Epistle to the Thessalo-
I. Account of the Christian Church there.-II. Genu-
ineness of this Epistle.-III. Its Occasion and Scope.
Epistle.-V. Observations on the Use which the
Church is to make, in every Age, of Paul's Epistles
SECTION XIII. On the Second Epistle to Timothy.
I. Date.-II. Of the Place where Timothy was, when
Saint Paul wrote this Epistle to him.-III. Its Scope.
-IV. Synopsis of its Contents.-V. Observations on
SECTION XIV. On the Epistle to Titus.
Account of Titus.-II. Christianity, when planted
in Crete.-III. Date.-IV. Scope and Analysis of this
SECTION XV. On the Epistle to Philemon.
I. Account of Philemon.-II. Date.-III. Genuineness
and Authenticity.-IV. Occasion and Scope of this
SECTION XVI. On the Epistle to the Hebrews.
I. To whom written.-II. In what Language.-III. Its
Genuineness and Authenticity.-Proofs that it was
written by Saint Paul.-IV. Its Date.-V. Occasion
SECTION I. On the Genuineness and Authenticity of
1. Origin of the Appellation, Catholic Epistles.-II. Its
Antiquity.-Observations on their Authenticity.-
SECTION II. On the General Epistle of James.
I. Account of the Author of this Epistle.-II. Its Genu-
ineness and Authenticity.-III. To whom addressed.
-IV. Its Scope.-V. Synopsis of its Contents.—
SECTION III. On the First General Epistle of Peter.
I. Account of the Apostle Peter.-II. Genuineness and
Canonical Authority of this Epistle.-III. To whom
written.-IV. Of the Place whence it was sent.-
Date.-V. Its Design and Contents.-VI. Observa-
SECTION IV. On the Second General Epistle of Peter.
I. Its Genuineness and Canonical Authority.-II. Date.
SECTION V. On the First General Epistle of John.
I. Genuineness and Canonical Authority.-II. Date.-
III. Of the Persons to whom this Epistle was written.
-IV. Its Occasion and Scope.-Account of the false
Teacher whose Principles are refuted by the Apostle.
-V. Synopsis of its Contents.-VI. The Question
concerning the Authenticity of the disputed Clause
SECTION VI. On the Second and Third Epistles of
I. Genuineness, Authenticity, and Date of these Epis-
tles.-II. The Second Epistle, to whom addressed.-
III. Its Scope.-IV. The Third Epistle, to whom ad-
dressed.-V. Its Scope.-VI. Observations on this
SECTION VII. On the General Epistle of Jude.
I. Account of the Author.-II. Genuineness and Au-
thenticity.-III. Date.-IV. Of the Persons to whom
this Epistle was addressed.-V. Its Occasion and
I. The Genuineness of this Book shown, 1. From Ex-
ternal Evidence; 2. From Internal Characters.-
II. Its Date.-III. Occasion and Scope.-IV. Synopsis
1. ON THE SOURCES OF THE FIRST THREE GOS-
I. Different Hypotheses stated.-II. Examination of the
Hypothesis, that the Evangelists abridged or copied
from each other.-III. Examination of the Hypothe-
sis, that the Evangelists derived their Information
from a primary Greek or Hebrew Document.-
IV. Examination of the Hypothesis, that they con-
sulted several Documents.-V. And of the Hypothe-
sis, that Oral Tradition was the Source of the first
three Gospels.-VI. That the only Document con-
sulted by the first three Evangelists was the Preach-
II. TABLES OF Weights, Measures, and Money,
III. A CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE PRINCIPAL