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in the middle ages 187,-of the
church 188. Present state of civi-
lization 193. The influence of
Christianity on the character and
condition of woman 195. The In-
dians of North America 197. The
ancient Athenians 200. Christian
Europe and America 201. In Chris-
tendom alone is woman the coëqual
of man 202. Conclusion 203.
Christian perfection 44.
Christian religion, demonstration of
the truth of, noticed 508.
Christ preexistent 382. John 1: 1–5
explained. The Word 383. In
existence at the birth of creation
387, was the companion of God
388, was God 390, was the creator
393, was life 394, was the light of
men 395. The darkness of men
396, Reflections 398.
Chronologia Judicum, etc. noticed 501.
Church, the Presbyterian, catastrophe
of in 1837, noticed 249.
Colton, Aaron M. on boldness in the
Concordantiae librorum veteris testa-
menti sacrorum Hebraicae, etc. no-
Condition, Social, in the United States
advantages and defects of, 130.
Congregational churches, guide to the
principles and practice of, noticed
Controversy, the Presbyterian, its oc-
casions and present state 472. The
law-suit decided 512.
Convention, missionary, noticed 503.
Corruption of pulpit eloquence, causes
Cousin's elements of psychology, no-
Coverdale, Rt. Rev. Memorials of, no-
Critical Notices 239, 500.
Crocker, Rev. Zebulon, catastrophe of
the Presbyterian church, noticed
Crook in the lot 511.
Cushing, Hon. Caleb, on the social in-
fluences of Christianity 180. On
the Territory of Oregon, noticed
Decrees and providence of God 10. ·
De Tocqueville's democracy in Ameri-
ca, noticed 252.
Dighton writing rock 441.
Drama of ancient Greece, its history,
structure, representation and moral
tendency 449. Three forms of po-
etic diction, the epic or the draina
the most ancient 450. Varieties of
the drama 451. Its moral tendency
452. Aristophanes 453. Conces-
sion of Plautus 454. Historic clas-
sification of comedy. Menander 455.
The satyrs and tragedy 456. Soph-
ocles 457. Euripides 458. Struc-
ture of the drama 460. Its repre-
sentation 462. General remarks
on its moral tendency 463.
Ecclesiastes, Knobel's Commentary
Editor, introductory observations by,
Education, American, strictures on,
Education, Board of, Massachusetts,
Eloquence, pulpit 22.
English poetry, modern, Byron, Shel-
ley, Wordsworth 206.
Everett's address, noticed 510.
Ferdinand and Isabella, history of the
reign of, noticed 242.
Fields, James T. poem noticed 510.
Foster, John, the writings of, 58.
Fürst's Hebrew concordance, noticed
Gallatin, Albert, note by, on the Eski-
ma language 448.
Genuineness of several texts in the
God, being and attributes of, 9. De-
crees and providence of, 10.
Good works 14.
Gospels, genuineness of several texts
in the, 62. Matt. 27: 3-10, Mr.
Norton's supposition of its spuri-
ousness refuted 62. Matt. 27: 52,
53, defended 70. Mark 14:8-20,
proved not to be an interpolation
71. Luke 22: 43, 44, Mr. Norton's
objections proved inconsistent 76.
John 5:4, defended 79. John 21:
Landis, Rev. R. W. on Campbellism
94. Continued 295.
The Law and the prophets, fulfilled in
Christ, Matthew 5: 17-20. The
terms defined 328. Agreement of
Paul and Peter 329. In respect to
its form the law is abolished 331.
As to its substance, the law of Mo-
ses is the law of nature 332, and is
perpetual 333. Christ came to ful-
fill the law 334. He will not per-
mit one of its precepts to be set
aside 337. The law obligatory upon
all believers 339. It is a rule of
conduct to the whole intellectual
Lay, G. T. voyage of the Himmaleh,
Lunt, George, poems by, noticed 510.
Magnusen, Finn, explanation of the
figures on the Dighton rock, 441.
Malcolm, Rev. Howard, travels by,
Manual of prayer, noticed 251.
Man, original state and fall of, 10.
Obligations of, 11.
Mayer, Rev. Lewis, D. D. on the Law
and the Prophets 228.
Medhurst's China, noticed 256.
Memorials of Coverdale, noticed 255.
Miscellaneous intelligence. U. States
258. Germany 259.
Missionary convention, at Jerusalem,
Mitchell, Rev. John, on the principles
and practice of Congregational
churches, noticed 504.
Modern English poetry, Byron, Shel-
ley, Wordsworth 206.
Morals of Socrates 161.
Nordheimer, Prof.I. grammatical anal-
ysis of Hebrew selections, noticed
Norton, Prof. William A. treatise on
Astronomy, noticed 507.
Observations, introductory, by the edi-
Original state and fall of man 10.
SECOND SERIES, VOL. 1. NO. II.
Palestine, report of travels in, and
adjacent regions, by Prof. Robinson
and Mr. Smith 400. From Cairo
to Mount Sinai and Akabah 401.
From Akabah to Jerusalem 406.
Jerusalem described 410. Excur-
sion to the N. E. and N. of Jerusa-
lem, to Michmash, Bethel, etc. 414,
to Carmel, Engeddi, the Jordan,
etc. 417,-to Gaza, Hebron, and
Wady Mousa 420,-to Nazareth,
Tiberias and Beirout 427.
Peers, Rev. B. O. on American edu-
cation, noticed 250.
Perfection, christian 44. Imputed per-
fection, evangelical perfection 44.
Those who profess to fulfil per-
fectly the law of God 45. This
view sustained by the testimony of
the perfect, the testimony of others
and the command of God 47, by
various passages of Scripture 48.
On the other side may be urged
plain declarations of Scripture and
the example of the holiest men 50.
Christian life a state of warfare and
christian attainment imperfect 52.
The nearer Christians approach to-
wards perfection, the more are they
sensible of imperfection 54. Pre-
tences to perfection make men self-
confident, etc. 56.
Perseverance of saints 14.
Poetry, modern English, 206. Byron
207. Shelley 214. Wordsworth 226.
Pond, Rev. Enoch, D. D. on christian
Prayer, manual of, noticed 251.
Preacher, boldness in the, 341.
Preacher, the effective, characteristics
and culture 346. A clear and sound
theologian 347. Speaks truth from
the heart 349. Practical talent 351.
Selective talent 352. Power of ap-
plication 353. Plainness 354. The
effective preacher becomes so by
diligent and prolonged labor 357.
Preaching and hearing, aids to, no-
Prescott, William H. his history of
the reign of Ferdinand and Isa-
bella, noticed 242.
Presbyterian church, the catastrophe
of, in 1837, noticed 249.
Presbyterian, the, controversy, its oc-
casions and present state, note by
the editor 472. Presbyterianism and
Congregationalism compared 473.
Influence on the state 474. The
Presbyterian constitution formed
475. Its resemblance to our po-
litical institutions 476. Its several
judicatories 477. Adapted to ex-
tend 478. "The Plan of Union"
479. Its provisions 480. Its ef-
fects 481. Occasions of discord
482. Individuals began to agitate
483. Disunion avowed as desira-
ble 484. Benevolent societies sus-
pected 485. Defended against the
assumed authority of church courts
486. Absurd claims of church or-
ganizations 488. Their effects 489.
A party regularly organized 490.
Party measures adopted 491. Four
synods exscinded 492. The acts of
exscision examined 493. Two bodies
claim to be the General Assembly
496. The law suit. General re-
Prophets, the Law and, 328.
Proudfit, Prof. John, on the drama of
ancient Greece 449.
Psychology, Cousin's elements of, no-
Psycho-physiology 362. Animal mag-
netism 363. Sensation and volun-
tary motion 365. The brain 366.
Dreaming 368. Insanity 369. Vol-
untary mental states 371. Reli-
gious enthusiasts 372. Singular
phenomena 375. Mesmerism and
animal magnetism 377. Modern
magnntizers 379. Conclusion 381.
Pulpit eloquecne, causes of the cor-
ruption of, 22. Misunderstanding
of the end at which preaching
ought to aim 25. Misapprehension
of the nature of eloquence 32.
Danger of cutting off sympathy
between the pulpit and the people
37. The preacher who is smitten
with the love of fashionable life 37.
The scholastic preacher 38. The
conservative preacher 39.
Rambles in Europe, by F. W. Hall 511.
Religion of the Bible, select discourses
by T. H. Skinner, noticed 248.
Remarks on Hebrews 12: 25, 88.
Report of Ms. Board of education 509.
Robinson, Rev. Edward, D. D. report
of travels in Palestine and adjacent
Rock, Assonet inscription, view of,
Schoolcraft, Henry R. on the Ante-
Columbian history of America 430.
Schweighauser's morals of Socrates,
translation of, 161.
Secular view of the social influences of
Shelley. His principles and poetry
Shepard, Rev. Prof. G. the effective
Sin, what is it? Accurate definitions
important 261. State of contro-
versy on this question 262. Differ-
ence about words 267. Vitringa
on the rature of sin, translated 269.
A passage from Poiret 274. Re-
marks on the same 275. Voluntary
actions the only proper objects of
moral law. Vitringa's definition
of sin stated 276. His use of the
word vitium 276. The apostle
James expresses the same views
277. Allegations of new divinity
will not answer them 279. Argu-
ments in support of them.
are sensible of guilt only so far as
we voluntarily transgress a known
law 282. The Scriptures seem to
regard all sin in the same light 286.
The subject to be continued 294.
Skinner, Rev. T. H. select discourses
of, noticed 248. On Christ pre-
existent 382. Aids to preaching
and hearing, noticed 506.
Social condition in the U. S. A. advan-
tages and defects of, 130. Advan-
tages 131. Our origin in a high
point of civilization 131. Our en-
lightened ancestry 132. Equality
and freedom of development 133.
Religion disconnected with politics
134. Entire freedom of action 135.
Abundant means of doing good 136.
Advantage of starting anew 137.
Our welfare depends on ourselves
138. The present aspect of the
world in respect to permanent peace
139. The grounds of war diminished
and securities against it increased
140. Aristocratic influence dimin-
ishing 141. Our defects. Vulgar
and obtrusive vice 142. A vast
number of children uneducated 145.
Statistical estimates 145. Educa-
tion in England 148. in Germany
149. Self-applause and egoism 150.
Party spirit 152. Negro slavery
155. Our government not suffi-
ciently careful in the fulfilment of
treaties 156. What must be done?
Good men must attend to political
affairs 157, help the cause of educa-
tion and repent 158. Conclusion
Social influences of Christianity, a se-
cular view of, 180.
Socrates, morals of. His reverence
towards the gods, piety 161. Ob-
servance of religious institutions
163. His zeal to promote the hap-
piness of men 165. His fortitude
and constancy 170. Strength of
character 176. endurance of an
unjust death 178.
Stowe, Rev. Calvin E., D. D. on the
Social condition in the U. S. A. 178.
Stuart, Prof. M. on the genuineness
of several texts in the gospels 62.
What is Sin 261.
Travels in Palestine, report of, 400.
United States, Bancroft's history of,
United Stutes, the social condition in,
Wales and other poems, noticed 511.
Windischmanni vindicae Petrinae, no-
Women of England, noticed 511.
Woolsey, Prof. T. D. on Hebrews 12
Wordsworth. His character and poe-
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