EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY

EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY

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EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY....AN INFORMATIVE BOOK ON "WHAT YOU BELIEVE"....

CONTENTS
PART 1.
OF THE DIRECT HISTORICAL EVIDENCE OF CHRISTIANITY, AND WHEREIN IT IS DISTINGUISHED FROM THE EVIDENCE ALLEGED FOR OTHER MIRACLES.
PROPOSITION I. That there is satisfactory Evidence, that many professing to be original Witnesses of the Christian Miracles passed their Lives in Labours, Dangers, and Sufferings, voluntarily undergone in Attestation of the Accounts which they delivered, and solely in consequence of their Belief of those Accounts; and that they submitted, from the same Motives, to new Rules of Conduct.
CHAPTER I Evidence of the Suffering of the first Propagators of Christianity, from the Nature of the Case.
CHAPTER II Evidence of the Sufferings of the first Propagators of Christianity, from Profane Testimony.
CHAPTER III Indirect Evidence of the Sufferings of the first Propagators of
Christianity, from the Scriptures and other ancient Christian Writings.
CHAPTER IV Direct Evidence of the same.
CHAPTER V Observations upon the preceding Evidence.
CHAPTER VI That the Story for which the first Propagators of Christianity suffered was miraculous.
CHAPTER VII That it was, in the main, the Story which we have now proved by indirect
Considerations.
CHAPTER VIII The same proved from the Authority of our Historical Scriptures.
CHAPTER IX Of the Authenticity of the historical Scriptures, in eleven Sections
CHAPTER X. OF THE DIRECT HISTORICAL EVIDENCE OF CHRISTIANITY, AND WHEREIN IT IS DISTINGUISHED FROM THE EVIDENCE ALLEGED FOR OTHER MIRACLES.
PROPOSITION II.
CHAPTER I That there is not satisfactory Evidence, that Persons pretending to be original Witnesses of any other similar Miracles have acted in the same Manner, in Attestation of the Accounts which they delivered, and solely in consequence of their Belief of the Truth of those Accounts.
CHAPTER II Consideration of some specific Instances
PART II. OF THE AUXILIARY EVIDENCES OF CHRISTIANITY,
CHAPTER I Prophecy
CHAPTER II The Morality of the Gospel
CHAPTER III The Candour of the Writers of the New Testament
CHAPTER IV Identity of Christ's Character
CHAPTER V Originality of our Saviour's Character
CHAPTER VI Conformity of the Facts occasionally mentioned or referred to in Scripture with the State of things in these Times, as represented by foreign and independent Accounts.
CHAPTER VII Undesigned Coincidences.
CHAPTER VIII Of the History of the Resurrection.
CHAPTER IX Of the Propagation of Christianity.
SECT. 2 Reflections upon the preceding Account.
SECT. 3 Of the Religion of Mahomet.
PART III A BRIEF CONSIDERATION OF SOME POPULAR OBJECTIONS.
CHAPTER I The Discrepancies between the several Gospels.
CHAPTER II Erroneous Opinions imputed to the Apostles.
CHAPTER III The Connection of Christianity with the Jewish History.
CHAPTER IV Rejection of Christianity.
CHAPTER V That the Christian Miracles are not recited, or appealed to, by early Christian Writers themselves, so fully or frequently as might have been expected.
CHAPTER VI Want of Universality in the Knowledge and Reception of Christianity, and of greater Clearness in the Evidence.
CHAPTER VII Supposed effects of Christianity.
CHAPTER VIII Conclusion.

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BN ID: 2940012270627
Publisher: TLC BOOKS
Publication date: 01/04/2011
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