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UNWIN BROTHERS, PRINTERS, CHILWORTH AND LONDON. THESE Lectures to Young Men were re

cently delivered at the English Presbyterian College, London, and are published in compliance with the custom of the Lectureship,

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CONTENTS.

LECTURE I.

MOHAMMEDANISM.

Page 1.
The Mohammedan creed— Unity of God-Estimate of
Mohammed's idea of God -A purely Semitic idea-Its
results on Mohammedan history- The second Article,
Mohammed the Prophet of God-In what sense true-
His courage and sincerity - Change that passed upon
him— His licentiousness — His abuse of the prophetic
office-Practical duties of Moslems-Their regularity and
frankness in prayer—The fast of Ramadan- Almsgiving-
Pilgrimage-Mecca--Pilgrim rites-Uses of pilgrimage-
Objectionable features of Mohammedanism-Paradise-
Fatalism-Polygamy-Mohammed's example-Facility of
divorce-Disastrous effects of the marriage laws-Lane's
opinion-Slavery.

LECTURE II.

MOHAMMEDANISM.

Page 69.
Arabia previous to Mohammedan era – Monotheism
lapsing into polytheism and idolatry—Zabism-Fetishism
- Barbarous habits and customs—Inhumation of female

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