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Excerpt from Lectures on Christian Theology The history of this volume may be given in a few words. For more than twenty years I was Professor of Theology in the Seminary at Bangor, giving instructions, at the same time, as I was able, in Ecclesiastical His tory. At length, at my suggestion, Dr. Harris Was appointed to the chair of Theology, and I was transferred to the dep Excerpt from Lectures on Christian Theology The history of this volume may be given in a few words. For more than twenty years I was Professor of Theology in the Seminary at Bangor, giving instructions, at the same time, as I was able, in Ecclesiastical His tory. At length, at my suggestion, Dr. Harris Was appointed to the chair of Theology, and I was transferred to the department of History. Of course the theological lectures which I had written were no longer needed or used in the Seminary, and I was requested by the late Secretary of the Congregational Board to prepare them for publication by that body. In due time they were prepared, were read and accepted by a committee of the Board, and the expectation was that they would soon be published. But, in consequence of the war, the publication was suspended, and has remained suspended until the present time. The publishing of them has now been undertaken, and is to be carried through. For the sentiments advanced in the Lectures, I make no apology. They are such, in the general, as have been held by the great body of our churches and ministers for more than half a century, and are commonly known as the New England Theology. They are supposed to be strictly Calvinistic; and yet, on some points, they vary in statement from the views of the old school Calvinists. The differences, however, are more in state ment than in substance, and by candid inquiry and discussion might be chiefly if not entirely removed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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Excerpt from Lectures on Christian Theology The history of this volume may be given in a few words. For more than twenty years I was Professor of Theology in the Seminary at Bangor, giving instructions, at the same time, as I was able, in Ecclesiastical His tory. At length, at my suggestion, Dr. Harris Was appointed to the chair of Theology, and I was transferred to the dep Excerpt from Lectures on Christian Theology The history of this volume may be given in a few words. For more than twenty years I was Professor of Theology in the Seminary at Bangor, giving instructions, at the same time, as I was able, in Ecclesiastical His tory. At length, at my suggestion, Dr. Harris Was appointed to the chair of Theology, and I was transferred to the department of History. Of course the theological lectures which I had written were no longer needed or used in the Seminary, and I was requested by the late Secretary of the Congregational Board to prepare them for publication by that body. In due time they were prepared, were read and accepted by a committee of the Board, and the expectation was that they would soon be published. But, in consequence of the war, the publication was suspended, and has remained suspended until the present time. The publishing of them has now been undertaken, and is to be carried through. For the sentiments advanced in the Lectures, I make no apology. They are such, in the general, as have been held by the great body of our churches and ministers for more than half a century, and are commonly known as the New England Theology. They are supposed to be strictly Calvinistic; and yet, on some points, they vary in statement from the views of the old school Calvinists. The differences, however, are more in state ment than in substance, and by candid inquiry and discussion might be chiefly if not entirely removed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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