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Some peculiar Faults with respect to Reli
gion, in the Author of Characteristicks, as Author of that Book.
E acknowledges the “ Sum of Philosophy
is, to learn what is just in Society, and
beautiful in Nature, and of the World,” yet rejects future Rewards and Punishments
Page 47 He allows but of two Ways of the Deity influ
encing Mens Actions, yet to give the Preference to Theism above Atheism admits of the Inspection of the Supreme Being for producing the Shame of ill-doing, and the How nour of well-doing, in this present Life only
51 He inconsistently blames Christianity for not re
commending particular Heroick Friendship
Inconsistently allows future Rewards and Punish
ments a Security and Support to Virtue, yet, excludes them out of his Scheiñe of Virtue
Ecco 89 Inconsistently makes the Motive of Reward and
Punishment to be Primary, and Supplemental at the same Time
96 The Ridicule recoils upon himself, and is rightly
Enthusiasm recoils and faftens itself upon him
Page 108, &c. He fets up a ridiculous Distinction between Vir
tue and Religion Inconsistent in his Admiration of Disinterestedness
of Virtue He departs most scandalously and ignorantly from
Nature His hypocritical Respect and pretended Venera
tion for the Mysteries of Revelation and Orthodoxy
119 His Way of destroying publick Preaching proves the Necessity of it
141 Inconsistent in acknowledging that the highest
Good and Happiness must depend upon right Opinion, yet never intends that right Opinion to the Means of attaining Happi
ness In using the Arguments of a Sceptick or Doubter : of the Faith, whilft he utterly rejects it, 269 to the End of that Article
282 In making a Jest of the Testimony of Miracles, yet insisting upon it for Conviction
Some peculiar Faults and Inconlistencies in
the Author of the Moral Philosopher, See Contents of the Appendix.
291, 299, 384. Vol. II. p. 10.
from our World, II. 294.
II. 316. Deifts, I. 239.
gument of a future State, II. 274.
of the revealed Laws of God, I. 21, 378,
How long the Name Albeist has been chang'd
into that of Deist, Introd. f. 24. Albeift excommunicated out of the List of Deists
by the Moral Philosopher, Append. 6. Attention, not a congenerate Means of Religion,
but Disposition of the Mind, Append. 52,&c. Atonement Propitiation, &c. defended against the
Moral Philosopher, Append. 24. Attributes of God act in Concert and Harmony
with one another, I. 303.
anity, I. 122. &c, how it operates morally, ibid. and 175, &c. its Use and Excellency,
ibid. Baptized for the Dead, the true Meaning, 133. Baptizing synonimous to making Disciples, which
perfectly reconciles baptizing in the Name of the Lord, Lord Jesus, to baptizing in the
Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, Blood, Prohibition of eating only Temporary,
why, L. 65. Body, not the Prison of the Soul, but an essential Parç and Partner in the Nature of Man,
---Deists drop it ; have no regard to its Resur,
rection, that being wholly owing to Chrift,
113. I. 385. -How representing the Body a living Holy Sa
crifice, is a reasonable Service, I. 152, 274,
414. Bombast, the fine Stile of Charaiter, blameable
for it, I. 382. II. 108, 326. Born again, I. 180. II. 103, 108.
Law of Nature, ib. Why future Judgment
their durable Monarchy, Vol. I. p. 114. Ido-
latrous and Superstitious to excefs, II. 323.
Creation, but with the Diseafe, I. 27,