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letter to the deists

Humphrey Prideaux

letter to the deists

by Humphrey Prideaux

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Published by Routledge/Thoemmes Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deism -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Apologetics -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHumphrey Prideaux. A short and easie method with the deists / Charles Leslie ; with a new introduction by John Valdimir Price.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesHistory of British deism
    ContributionsLeslie, Charles, 1650-1722.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2747.4 .P75 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 154, 41, p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6843028M
    ISBN 101855067358
    LC Control Number00343414

    Those who were afterwards called Deists really belong to a different school of thought. A remarkable book, which was partly the outcome, partly, perhaps, the cause of this altered state of feeling, was published by Dodwell the younger, in His work is in the form of a letter to a young Oxford friend, who was assumed to be yearning for. Books > Nonfiction; Share - Summary Account of The Deists Religion in a Letter to That Physician. Summary Account of The Deists Religion in a Letter to That Physician. Be the first to write a review. About this product.

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    Read "A summary account of the Deists religion in a letter to that excellent physician,the late Dr. Thomas Sydenham: to which are annex'd, some curious remarks on the immortality of the soul, and an essay by the celebrated poet, John Dryden to prove t" by Charles Blount,Thomas Sydenham,John Dry. Book- VG+, gilt titles on spine, red boards. x pp. During an active life, Samuel Chandler () published some fifty works, including a number of separately-printed sermons. Here he discusses the work of deists and their writings against Christianity.


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A Letter to a Deist Concerning the Beauty and Excellency of Moral Virtue and the Support and Improvement which it receives from the Christian Revelation by John Balguy sister projects:. One of the earliest contributions to the controversies about deism, "A Letter to the Deists" outlines Prideaux's belief that deism is the foundation of any religious belief.

The second document in this volume was a popular gift, in the 18th-century, for parents, grandparents or god-parents to give Read more. A Summary Account of the Deists Religion: In a Letter to That Excellent Physician, the Late Dr. Thomas Sydenham; To Which Is Annex'd, Some Curious Poet, John Dryden, Esq.

To Prove That [Charles Blount] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : $ A Summary Account Of The Deists Religion In A Letter To That Excellent Physician,The Late Dr.

Thomas Sydenham: To Which Are Annex'D, Some Curious Remarks On The Immortalit [FACSIMILE] Paperback – January 1, Author: Blount, Charles. The book provides a brief biographical sketch of each of these men.

When I was first confronted with the notion that the Founding Fathers were Deists, I decided to look at the book once again. Although Ferris and Charleston did not write their book to expound upon the religious beliefs of the Founding Fathers, their work letter to the deists book provide clues.

The best introduction to his ideas is “A Summary Account of the Deists [sic] Religion” which is pages of The Miscellaneous Works of Charles Blount (London, ). This is available through Early English Books Online. Another good introduction is pages of Religio Laici Written in a Letter to John Dryden (London, ).

Interprets the works of an important group of writers known as 'the English deists'. This title argues that this interpretation reads Romantic conceptions of religious identity into a period in which it was lacking. It contextualizes these writers within the early Enlightenment, which was multivocal, plural and in.

nature of the Founding Fathers. A recent letter claimed that most of the Founding Fathers were deists, and pointed to Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Paine, Hamilton, and Madison as proof. After making this charge, the writer acknowledged the “voluminous writings”” of the Founders, but it appears that she has not read those writings herself.

Books shelved as deism: The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine, Deism: A Revolution in Religion - A Revolution in You by Bob Johnson, There Is a God: How the. A short and easy method with the deists: wherein the certainty of the Christian religion is demonstrated by infallible proof in a letter to a friend, to which are added, a letter from the author to a deist upon his conversion by reading his book and the truth of christianity demonstrated Pages: A Short and Easie Method with the Deists: Wherein the Certainty of the Christian Religion Is Demonstrated, by Infallible Proof from Four Rules, Which Are Incompatible to Any Imposture That Ever Yet Has Been, or That Can Possibly Be.

in a Letter to a FriePages:   In August ofGeorge Washington wrote a brief letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island. If anything, it is more timely than ever as we continue to struggle with questions of toleration and bigotry, and of the joys and dangers of insisting on freedom of conscience in our nation and in our : Sarah Skwire.

Leslie, Charles, A short and easy method with deists, wherein the certainty of the Christian religion is demonstrated by infallible proof from four rules, in a letter to a friend. (Cambridge [Mass.]: Printed by William Hilliard, ) (page images at HathiTrust).

This is a partial list of people who have been categorized as Deists, the belief in a deity based on natural religion only, or belief in religious truths discovered by people through a process of reasoning, independent of any revelation through scriptures or have been selected for their influence on Deism, or for their fame in other areas.

A letter to the Deists. [Humphrey Prideaux] -- Anonymous. By Humphrey errata at end of uction of the original at the Bodleian Library.(marc) >(stc) Wing (2nd ed.) Pp>(vid).

A summary account of the Deists religion in a letter to that excellent physician,the late Dr. Thomas Sydenham: to which are annex'd, some curious remarks on the immortality of the soul, and an essay by the celebrated poet, John Dryden to prove that natural religion is alone necessary to salvation, in opposition to all divine revelationPages: A short and easy method with the deists: wherein the certainty of the Christian religion, is demonstrated by infallible proof, from four rules, which are incompatible to any imposture that ever yet has been, or that can possibly be.: In a letter to a friend.

According to the deists, the essence of Christianity is moral behavior, not belief in dogmas about “mysteries,” such as the Trinity, that no one can understand or rationally justify. In the English Presbyterian minister John Leland published A View of the Principal Deistical Writers, a book that he later expanded into two volumes.

Herbert of Cherbury and early English deism There is one Supreme God. He ought to be worshipped. Virtue and piety are the chief parts of divine worship.

We ought to be sorry for our sins and repent of them Divine goodness doth dispense rewards and punishments both in this life and after it. Some of the productions of the deists were publicly burnt.

The bishops and clergy of the Establishment were strenuous in resisting it. For every pamphlet or book that a deist wrote, several "answers" were at once put before the public as antidotes.

Bishops addressed pastoral letters to their dioceses warning the. Deism is a form of rationalism that holds that it is through the observation of the natural world that one comes to know of the nature of God. The universe and creation are the only real ‘Bible'. Deism is advocated in both the gospels and in the letters of Paul.

That the radical school of the prophets practiced a form of Deism is demonstrated by the fact that they rejected the law books and.Christian deism.

Christian deism is a standpoint in the philosophy of religion, which branches from Christianity. It refers to a deist who believes in the moral teachings—but not divinity—of Jesus. Corbett and Corbett () cite John Adams and Thomas Jefferson as exemplars.R.

M. Burns’ book, The Great Debate on Miracles: From Joseph Glanvil to David Hume (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, ), is more concerned with Hume’s philosophical arguments and does not adequately cover the British deists’ view on miracles.

Walter McIntosh Merrill in his book on Bolingbroke’s deism (From Statesman to Philosopher: A Study in Bolingbroke’s Deism, New York.