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tament against the Manichees: in his letter to Demetrias, he speaks . of the volumes of both the Testaments.
3. In his epistle to Demetrias, and in his Commentaries, he quotes many books of the Old and New Testament; particularly the Acts of the apostles, the epistle of James, both the epistles of Peter. I need not refer to the places, nor transcribe the words.
4. Whether Pelagius received the epistle to the Hebrews may be questioned: it is, indeed, several times mentioned in his Commentaries upon the thirteen epistles of Paul; but possibly some may suspect those passages to be interpolations : for, if he had received the epistle to the Hebrews as Paul's, he would have written a Commentary upon it, as well as upon the rest. However, it may not be amiss to recollect here, that in the chapter of Augustine it was observed, that · Julian, the Pelagian, freely quotes the epistle to the Hebrews as Paul's.
5. In his Commentaries,' he quotes the Revelation of John.
6. In his letter to Demetrius, Pelagius speaks highly to the advantage of the scriptures. He tells that lady, that from them only she can receive a full knowledge of the will of God; and recommends to her f the study of them: he there & speaks of the scriptures, as an epistle sent to us from the Divine Majesty; and he thinks it strange, that men do not receive them with joy.and veneration. Upon Coloss. iii. 16, he says, that laymen ought to be skilful in the word of God; and, indeed, 'Pelagius himself seems to have been always a layman, destitute of ecclesiastical honours: and upon 2 Tim. iii. 16, 17, he says, the * scriptures were designed for general use, that we might profit thereby.
7. I shall now observe a few other things, either various readings, or explications of texts.
8. He says, that 'in some things in the seventh chapter to the Romans, Paul does not speak of himself, now a Christian ; but of another, still under the law.
9. St. Paul says, 1 Cor. v. 9; “I have written to you in an epistle.”. Pelagius " understands the apostle to mean the epistle which he was then writing: which I take to be right.
10. Upon Galat. i. 19, he says, that " James was called the Lord's brother, because he was son of Mary, wife of Cleophas, his mother's sister.
11. I scarce need to observe, that he supposeth the epistle to the Ephesians to be written to the Christians at Ephesus.
12. Upon Philip. ii. 14, he says, that God works in us to will by persuasives, and setting • before us rewards : and he who perseveres to the end will be saved.'
13. Pelagius was ' an orthodox Homoüsian. And when Paul styles our Lord, Col. i. 15, “ the first-born of every creature," or of the whole creation,' he' supposeth him to intend Christ's human nature; and not that he was first in point of time, but in point of honour and dignity: as Israel is called God's “ first born,” or best beloved, and most favoured.
Plena sunt utriusque Testamenti volumina hujusmodi i Vid. Basnag. Ann. 412. n. 8. testimoniis. Ad Demetriad. p. 16. in cap. vii.-N. B. In k Ideo data est legis instructio, ut ejus consilio cuncta fa-quoting the epistle to Demetrias, the pages are those of St. cientes, juste justa faciamus. Ib. p. 1099. Jerom's fifth tome; and the number of chapters, or sections, Numquid non Paulus nondum erat Dei gratiâ liberatus ? refers to the edition of the same epistle, in the appendix to Unde probatur, quia ex alterius personâ hæc loquitur. . . Et the second tome of St. Augustine's works.
rursum in ersonâ ejus, qui sub legere erat, hæc loquitur. Sicut et ipse ad Hebræos perhibens docet. In Ep. ad In Rom. cap. 7. ver. 24, 25 p. 948. in. Vid. et ad ver. 18. Rom. cap. i. p. 928. Vid. et in Rom. cap. viii. p. 953. in 2 Cor. cap. iv. p. 1018. in Eph. c. v. p. 1058. in Coloss. Hoc ipsum in hac epistolà ita scripsi, non ut a gentibus, cap. i. p. 1070.
sed ab his qui peccant in ecclesiâ. separemini. Ad i Cor. v. į See before, p. 586.
p. 983. d Cum tradiderit regnum Deo et Patri.]
Regnum scilicet "Unde Jacobus secundum cognationem frater Domini: humani generis, secundum Petri epistolam, et Apocalypsim dicitur, quoniam de Marià Cleophæ, sorore matris Domini,, Joannis, Patri tradendum adserit esse per filium. In i Cor. xv. natus esse monstratur. In Gal. p. 1037. p. 1007.
o Qui sunt Ephesi, et fidelibus in Christo Jesu.'] Non • Scito itaque, in scripturis divinis, per quas solus potes omnibus Ephesiis, sed his qui credunt in Christo. In Eph. i. plenam Dei intelligere voluntatem, prohiberi quædam.... Ad Demetr. p. 17. in. cap. 9.
Velle operatur in nobis suadendo, et præmia promittendo. r Propter quod maxime sanctarum scripturarum studium Qui perseveraverit usque in finem, hic salvus erit. &c. Adi diligendum est; illuminanda divinis eloquiis anima: et, corus- Philip. p. 1094. caute Dei verbo, diaboli repellendæ sunt tenebræ. Ib. p. 27. 4 Credimus ... in verum Dei filium, non factum, aut adoptiinfr. m. cap. 26.
vum, sed genitum, et unius cum Patre substantiæ, quod Græci 6 Nobis vero Deus ipse, æterna illa majestas, ineffabilis dicunt (u.089109: atque ita per omnia æqualem Deo Patri, ut atque inæstimabilis potestas, sacras literas, et vere adorandos nec tempore, nec gradu, nec potestate, possit esse inferior. præceptorum suorum apices mittit. Et non statim cum gau- Symb. Explan. ad Damas. ap. Hieron. 1. v. p. 122. Conf. dio et veneratione suscipimus ? p. 21. cap. 10.
Pagi. Ann. 405. n. 4 His ostenditur, verbum Christi non sufficienter, sed Primogenitus secundum assumti hominis formam, non abundanter etiam laïcos habere debere; et docere se invicem, tempore, sed honore, juxta illud: Filius meus primogenitus, vel monere. Ap. Hieron. T. v. p. 1074.
Israël. In Col. cap. 1. p. 1070.
p. 947. M.
14. I likewise put in the margin his explication of Col. i. 19, “ that · in him should all fulness dwell.”
15. In 1 Tim. iii. 16, he had not “ God,” but “which' “ was manifest in the flesh.” The same reading is in another Commentary upon St. Paul's thirteen epistles, ascribed to Hilary the deacon: of which an account was given formerly.
* In aliis, hoc est, in apostolis, patriarchis, vel prophetis, manifestatum est in carne.'] Quod scire te cupio sacramengratia fuit ex parte. In Christo autem tota divinitas habitavit tum incarnationis Christi, per quem generi humano pietas corporaliter, quasi si dicas summaliter. Ibid. p. 1070. collata est. p. 1090.
5. Et manifeste magnum est pietatis sacramentum, quod
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Christianity, but in the event serviceable to the interest of Volusian's correspondence with Augustine A.D. 412 ; vol. iv.
Clement of Alexandria, ii. 236, 237; iv. 527 to 529 Vopiscus, (Fr.) one of the Augustan writers, his character,
which the Christians are mentioned, iv. 207, 251
Vow of the Nazarite, i. 114 to 116
Uplon's, (J.) edition of Epictetus, quoted, iv. 49, notes
of the Christians in Dioclesian's persecution, ii. 118
of the Apostles, ii. 386, 387; his character of the Com-
doret, 14; See Latin translation of the Old Testament. and of Jehudah, the composer of it, iii. 547, 548, 552 ;
iii. 503; proclaimed emperor in Judea and at Alexandria, upon the Toldosh Jeschu, 574 note c
Wall, (Dr. W.) bis opinion of Clement of Rome, i. 550; his
387, 416; V. 387, 406, 410, and elsewhere ; his observa-
John viii. at the beginning, iv. 140
Iar condemned by Archelaus, ii. 138; and some think by
War with the Romans, (Jewish) its time and duration, iii.
496 ; events preceding it, and the siege of Jerusalem, 496
505; the history of it and the siege of Jerusalem from
from heathenism to Christianity, the character of his that of Josephus, 531 to 533
writings, and his testimony to the scriptures, ii. 453, 454 Warburton, (Dr.) Bp of Gloucester, quoted, ii. 247.; iii. 542;
i. 417; his works and time, and testimony to the scrip- Ward, (Dr. John) commended, i. 153 note a ; his observa-
servation of his, ii. 3 27 notea; his advice to the author con-
his remarks upon that oration, 360 note", 365 note 8 ;
i. 49, 79, 202 ; his expedition to the Euphrates, 53, 203 ; passages of the sacred scriptures, v. 475 to 521
things at Jerusalein, 202, 203 ; see likewise 50, 53, 100 Weston's Inquiry into the rejection of the Christian miracles,
Welstein (J.J.) quoted, i. 505, 503, 512, 563 ; ii. 17, 18,
ment concerning the passage in Josephus relating to Jesus 239, 246, 328, 338, 343, 347, 421, 451 ; an inaccurate
quotation of Isidore of Pelusium, in his Greek Testainent,
Clement of Rome, lately published by Mr. Wetstein, v.
description of the power of the presidents, and the power Wetstein, (J. Rodolph), quoted, i. 514
Whiston, (WV.) his supposition that the Jews were enrolled
tarian Christians called Jews, i. 626; their sentiments de- difficulty concerning the assessment of Cyrenius, 163 to
231; he defends the larger epistles of Ignatius, 314; bis
Jews, 423, 425; acknowledged by all the ancient Here- of the twelve patriarchs, 456, 457, 458; of the author of
of his, ibid.; his opinion of the Constitutions, ii. 425; bis
canon of the New Testament, 143 ; computes St. John to Lord's-day, Easter, and the anniversary of Mani's death,
Wotton, (Dr.) his observations upon the testimony of Jo-
quoted, iii. 343, 351; his observations upon the testimony two Talmuds, 548 note
reckoned a canonical book by Jerom, 540, 541; nor by Xiphilinus, (J.) bis account of Marcus Antoninus's deliver-
observations upon Ulpian and the Pandects, iv. 179, 181
Zacharias, son of Baruch, put to death at Jerusalem, i. 45,
VIOUR'S MIPACLES, viz. The raising of Jairus's daughter, Barachias considered, 217 to 221
Zenam vero, legis doctorem, de alio scripturæ
quod et ipse apostolicus vir, id operis, quod Apollo exerce-
used by St. John at the beginning of his gospel, iii. 239 to p. 439
of her bistory, iv. 203
Zosimus, his time and work, iv. 397, 398; extracts from it,
read and explained the scriptures in their assemblies, 206; Dr. Bentley's remarks upon his work, ibid.; bis false
Bensley and Son,