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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 396 pages of information about Evidence of Christianity.

CHAPTER IX

Of the Authenticity of the historical Scriptures, in eleven Sections

Sect. 1 Quotations of the historical Scriptures by ancient Christian
        Writers. 
Sect. 2 Of the peculiar Respect with which they were quoted. 
Sect. 3 The Scriptures were in very early Times collected into a
        distinct Volume. 
Sect. 4 And distinguished by appropriate Names and Titles of Respect. 
Sect. 5 Were publicly read and expounded in the religious Assemblies of
        the early Christians. 
Sect. 6 Commentaries, &c., were anciently written upon the Scriptures. 
Sect. 7 They were received by ancient Christians of different Sects and
        persuasions. 
Sect. 8 The four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, thirteen Epistles
        of St. Paul, the first Epistle of John, and the first of Peter,
        were received without doubt by those who doubted concerning
        the other Books of our present Canon. 
Sect. 9 Our present Gospels were considered by the adversaries of
        Christianity as containing the Accounts upon which the Religion
        was founded. 
Sect. 10 Formal Catalogues of authentic Scriptures were published, in
         all which our present Gospels were included. 
Sect. 11 The above Propositions cannot be predicated of those Books
         which are commonly called Apocryphal Books of the New
         Testament.

Recapitulation.

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

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