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revealed religion, but occasionally to carry the war into the
country of the enemy himself. By such a process it will
be found, that to reject revelation evinces more credulity
than to retain it: because the difficulties attendant upon
unbelief are greater than the difficulties attendant upon
belief. p. 1.
I. A statement of the possible grounds and reasons of Infi-
delity. p. 2.
1. A discussion of the first possible ground, that a reve-
lation from heaven cannot, in the very nature of
things, take place. p. 4.
2. A discussion of the second possible ground, that a
revelation from heaven is in itself so improbable an
occurrence that it beggars all credibility. p. 4.
3. A discussion of the third possible ground, that the
evidences, upon which our reception of a system
claiming to be a divine revelation is demanded, are
so unsatisfactory, that they are insufficient to com-
mand our reasonable assent. p. 7.
4. A discussion of the fourth possible ground, that nu-
merous objections exist in the case of each system
claiming to be a divine revelation; which objections
cannot be answered. p. 8.
accomplished prophecy, shall be that of Moses respecting
the future destinies and fortunes of the Jews. p. 76.
I. Abstract of the prophecy. p. 78.
II. View of the accomplishment of the prophecy. p. 80.
1. Its accomplishment has taken place in all the nume-
rous particulars of which it is composed. p. 80.
(1.) The first particular. p. 81.
(2.) The second particular. p. 82.
(3.) The third particular. p. 83.
(4.) The fourth particular. p. 84.
(5.) The fifth particular. p. 84.
(6.) The sixth particular. p. 85.
hence the only question between the believer and the
unbeliever is, how it first started into existence. p. 109.