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Φιλοσοφίαν δὲ οὐ τὴν Στωικὴν λέγω, οὐδὲ τὴν Πλατώνικὴν, ἢ τὴν Ἐπι
CLEM. ALEX. Strom. L. 1.
HOLDSWORTH AND BALL,
18, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD.
Ball's Creation, a Poem
ANTI-SLAVERY Monthly Reporter
Blomfield's (Bishop) Letter on the Neglect of the Lord's Day
Free Inquiry in Religion.—(Library of Ecclesiastical Knowledge.)
Lothian's Expository Lectures on Paul's Epistle to the Corinthians
Manual of the System of Teaching in the Elementary Schools of the British and
Remusat's, Abel, Translation of Iu-Kiao-li, a Chinese Romance
Smith's (Dr. J. P.) Discourses on the Sacrifice and Priesthood of Christ
FOR JANUARY, 1830.
Art. I. 1. New Model of Christian Missions to Popish, Mahometan, and Pagan Nations, explained, in Four Letters to a Friend. By the Author of "Natural History of Enthusiasm." 8vo. pp. 124. Price 3s. London. 1829.
2. Letters on Missions. By William Swan, Missionary in Siberia. With an Introductory Preface, by William Orme, Foreign Secretary to the London Missionary Society. 12mo. pp. Ixiv, 280. Price 5s. London. 1830.
IT T was the prediction of one of the brightest luminaries of the seventeenth century, that, whenever living, powerful religion should recover its energy, it would disdain the limits of a party. 'Nor is it to be thought,' he adds, 'that religion modified by the devised distinctions of this or that party, will 'ever be the religion of the world. But the same power that 'makes us return into a state of life, will bring us into a state ' of unity, in Divine light and love. Then will all the scan'dalous marks and means of division among Christians vanish, ' and nothing remain as a test or boundary of Christian com'munion, but what hath its foundation, as such, in plain reason 'or express 'revelation. Then, as there is one body and one 'Spirit, will that Almighty Spirit so animate and form this 'body, as to make it every where capable of spreading and 'propagating itself, and to increase with the increase of God. Then shall the Lord be one, and his name one, in all the ' earth.'*
A hundred and thirty years have elapsed since this warning voice was sounded in the ears of the Church; and must we say, that we are apparently no nearer to the state of unity into which it is here supposed we must return before Christianity
* Howe's Works, Vol. iii. p. 470.