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A Theodicy Or Vindication Of The Divine Glory

Auhtor: Albert Taylor Bledsoe

Language: english

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, December 2010


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Theodicy Or Vindication Of The Divine Glory':

... to do a thing against his will, this is not, properly speaking, his act at all nor is it an omission of his, if he wills to do a thing, and ...
... the opposite motions imply no contradiction and we only have to vary the force in order to vary the motion. Hence, freedom in this sense of the ...
... celebrated, but now obsolete fiction, of a preestablished harmony. Now, if the doctrine of Hume and Brown be true, this sort of harmony subsists, not ...
... powerful weapons of attack(70) which has fortified the strongholds of atheism and infidelity and which has, beyond all question, fearfully retarded ...
... of that doctrine. Thus says Hartley, as we have already seen, since all men do against us is by the appointment of God, it is rebellion against ...
... as it looks abroad on a happy universe, replenished with so many evidences of the divine goodness nay, the story of a Saviour's love, set forth ...
... and many others. Now, in which of these senses is the word used, when we are informed that motive is the cause of volition? On this point we are not ...
... first establishing the most general propositions, then applying and proving the intermediate axioms according to these, is the parent of error and ...
... from his point of view, so as to possess ourselves of his great truths, and also to correct the errors of his observation. Having finished these ...
... to his own canons of criticism, merely cut the Gordian knot of atheism, which he should have unravelled. He has merely arrested the champions ...
... inspired, as they contemplate the manifestation of his glory in reconciling the world to himself. The felicity of the angels, and no doubt of all ...
... difficulty, and been constrained to agree with Dr. Dick, that we may pronounce these attempts to reconcile the universal call of the gospel with the ...
... Chapter II. Natural Evil, Or Suffering, And Especially The Suffering Of Infants Reconciled With The Goodness Of God. Sweet ...
... it with his own goodness. For this purpose, he employed the theory that all the posterity of Adam were, in the most literal sense, already in him, and ...
... But although the concession is made, for the sake of argument, it is not true, that we do not see the necessity or usefulness of the sufferings ...
... and trembling awe of him. From their limited and imperfect views of the evil of sin, and of the reasons why it should be punished, they would not have ...
... examine the same doctrine in relation to the equality of the divine goodness. If we mistake not, the scheme of predestination, or rather the doctrine ...
... of Edwards, that the essence of virtue and vice consists in their nature, and not in their cause. By which he means, that no matter how we come ...
... interpose to prevent sin, because he does not universally interpose to prevent it? Or, in fewer words, that he does not, because he does not? ...
... to teach us a lesson of humility. Section IV. The littleness of the human mind a ground of hope. Section V. The construction ...