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ANTEDILUVIAN HISTORY. - The Rev. each. The members of the committee E. D. Rendell's “Antediluvian History" have subscribed for about fifty copies of having proved acceptable to the church, this book, and it is hoped that some the committee of the Missionary and liberal friends will, individually, place Tract Society of the New Church have £5. in the committee's hands, and secure purchased from the publisher the re- the circulation of forty copies. If, in the mainder of the second edition, consisting New Church, twenty-five friends can be of 1750 copies, at about the cost price of found to give, on an average, £5. eachthe work; and are now enabled to offer and some, it is hoped, will be even more it for sale at 2s. 6d. per copy, instead of generous—no less than a thousand copies at the published price of 5s. The com- of this important New Church work can mittee feel that the more rapid and be immediately put into circulation. extensive circulation of this work—con- Subscriptions will be received by the taining a good exposition of the internal treasurer, Mr. E. C. Sandy, Louisa sense of the Scriptures, upon a subject Villa, Alleyn, Norwood, London, S.; by possessing at the present day peculiar Mr. C. P. Alvey, 36, Bloomsbury-street, interest-would be useful to the cause of W.C.; or by the secretary, Mr. F. Pittruth, and they believe that the friends man, 20, Paternoster-row, E.C. of the church will cheerfully respond to the present appeal for aid on behalf of
Obituary. the step taken.
Departed this life, at Sale, Aug. 20th, The committee have long been im- 1864, aged 66 years, Mary, relict of the pressed with the fact that the circulation late Mr. John Bate, formerly of Marple, of books is one of the least expensive Cheshire. An esteemed member of the modes, while it is a very effective one, New Church, she was warmly attached of disseminating the doctrines of the to its teachings, and evidenced their influchurch. Of “ The Future Life” many ence upon her in a life of kindness and thousand copies have been sold, at lec- affection to all around her. She often tures or otherwise, since the society pur- said, “ There is no happiness but in chased the work, and reduced the price; goodness ;” and her chief delight was in but while a New Church work retains the aiding others to realise the same great ordinary market price, there is hardly a truth. Patient and resigned during her possibility of creating a large sale. _The illness, she slept in Jesus, to awake in committee of the Missionary and Tract that land “where the weary are at rest." Society have ventured to purchase this work; and they believe that, as they are Departed this life, November 10th, at enabled to offer it, handsomely bound in Benyon - road, De Beauvoir - town, Loncloth, at 2s. 6d. per copy, it will have an don, Mrs. Sarah Ann Eschmann, of extensive sale, such as could not, under
She had suffered greatly from any circumstances, be expected at 58., her severe malady during the last three while the fact that the society issues the years, but did not allow this to prevent work will of itself be a strong recom- her from frequently attending the sermendation. The committee, therefore, vices of the church while she was able. invite all who desire to see employed the Mrs. Eckmann was a member of the most efficient means of spreading the Islington society, which, small as it is, knowledge of the heavenly doctrines, has already furnished a little society for cordially to assist, by subscriptions, on the spiritual world. May the Lord grant the present occasion.
that the removal of our fellow-members Subscribers can receive the whole or may usefully remind all their survivors of any portion of the amount of their sub- the uncertainty of this life, and of the need scriptions in copies of the work, at 2s. 6d. of preparing for that which is to come!
TO READERS AND CORRESPONDENTS. All communications to be sent to the Editor, the Rev. W. BRUCE, 43, Kensington Gardens Square, London, W. To ensure insertion in the forthcoming Number, communications must be received not later than the 15th of the month, except recent intelligence, which will be received till the 18th.
In the first column of page 533, line 8, in the last Number, for “Seventh” read
Christian;" and line 19, for “were to close” read “were noticed.”
CON TEN TS.
ciple of the Church. (Jer. xxxi. 6.)
Rev. E. D. Rendell, 1.
and Author. (Rev. xxi. 22.) Rev. R.
W. Bruce, 249.
(Matt. vi. 11.) Rev. 0. P. Hiller, 489.
Society of the New Jerusalem Church,
to the Members of the New Church
in Great Britain and Ireland, 393.
Eleventh Volume of the Arcana, 457.
the Privy Council in the case of the.-
Colenso: Royal Commission, 125.
Idealism, 297, 360, 397.
Person of our Lord Jesus Christ, 220.
Native India compared to that of
No. II.-Early Spring, 129.
No. VII.-Fruits and Autumnal
State, not of Substance, 419, 466, 512,
Old Church for that of the New, 75.
22, 121, 171, 280, 452.
- Reminiscences of, 256.
Incidents in the Journey to Tübingen
The Tafel Fund, 182.
Dr. Tafel's Latin Editions, 183.
Inspiration, 265, 353, 458, 542.
“ Praise we the Lord !” 451.
A Chapter on Slavery: presenting a
Sketch of its Origin and History, with
Rev. 0. Prescott Hiller. 188.
by M. A. C., Authoress of “Martin
," "Norman Abbey,” &c., 325.
fested in His Animal Creation : a
D.C.L., F.R.S., 184.
Selections from his Writings, 569.
the form of Questions and Answers
on the Work of M. Matter, 139.
the Divine Love aud the Divine Wis-
at the New Church, Henry-street,
Bath, by the Rev. James Keene, 186.
the Year, 81.
rative of the Flood, as set forth in the
and Life, by D. R. M‘Nab, 138.
ciety, London, 338, 577.
the Rev. J. Hyde, 53.
of the, and the Results of the Brind-
ley Debate, 336.
An Infant of a Day, 141.
Works of Holyoake, 284.
Hymn Book, 390.
W. Woodman, 531.
529, 576. Ipswich Society, Special Appeal of the,
for the liquidation of their Church
Debt, 483. Islington, 332. Jersey, 147, 438, 574. Kersley Sunday School, Enlargement
of the, 534. Lancashire Distress Fund, 577. Leaders, Inquiry into the Duties and
Obligations of, 100. Leeds, 192. Leicester, 486. Literary Honours to New Church
Students, 577. Liverpool, 48, 95, 291, 486. London, South, 50, 246. Long Sermons, 54. Longton, 576. Love, Charity, and Benevolence, 145. Macmillan's Magazine and Swedenborg,
334. Madagascar, 342. Madeley's, the Rev. Mr., Proposed
Work, 54, 99. Mason, the late Rev. William, 47. Mason, the Memorial to the late Rev.
W., 99, 387. Melbourne, 246, 485. Melbourne-Opening of the New Jeru
salem Church, 333. Melbourne, Australia, 390. Middleton, 532. Ministers, Change of, 385. Ministers, Choice of, 241. Minor Prophets, 49. Missionary and Tract Society, Argyle
square, London, 288. Newcastle-on-Tyne, 96. Newchurch, 195. New Church College. — Matriculation
Examination, 579. New Religious Movement, 242. Northampton, 50, 52, 486. Norway, 55. Norwich, 98, 528. Notices, 483. Nottingham-Hedderley-street Society,
53, 293, 578. Nottingham, Hedderley-street-Presen
tation to Mr. John Bayley, 146. Nottingham, Shakespear-street, 95. Nottingham Sunday School, 340. Nova Scotia, Colchester County, 101. One Church should have One Name, 193.
D. Rendell, 331.
Rev. William Rothery, late of Workington, 389. St. Ives, Hunts., 291, 574. Saviour's Right to Divine Worship Vin
dicated, 337. Sheffield, 292, 528, 577. Snodland, Kent, 291, 386, 575. Spain, 341. Students' and Ministers' Aid Fund, 327,
579. Superficial Religious Belief, 338. Swedenborg, Estimate of, in Glasgow,
530. Swedenborg's Rules of Life, 52. Swedenborg Society, 329. Swedenborg, Translations and Pocket
Editions of, 98. Smithson's, Rev. J. H., Last Lectures,
381. Tafel Fund, 44, 94, 143, 439. Tract Society, New Jerusalem Chnrch,
Manchester, 285. Tracts by the late Rev. J. H. Smithson,
388. Warren-lane, 246. Wivenhoe, Essex, 194. York, 52, 95, 96. York—Building Fund, 193. Yorkshire New Jerusalem Church Mis
sionary and Colportage Association,
529. Yorkshire, 143.
Mr. George Ashton, jun., to Miss Betsy
Lee, 196. Mr. Samuel Barton, jun., to Miss Ellen
Fosbrooke, 150. Mr. John Wm. Bagley to Miss M. Spink,
103. Mr. Joseph Booth to Miss Hannah
Smith, 196. William Clarke, Esq., to Miss Harriet
Maria East, 487. Mr. James Cunliffe to Miss Margaret
Selby, 439. Mr. Lancelot Davidson to Miss Fanny
Elizabeth Ray, 534. Thomas Harvey, Esq. to Miss Sophia
Griggs, 103. Mr. Thomas Hepburn to Miss Rebecca
Elizabeth Grillien, 534.
Rev. 0. Prescott Hiller to Miss Emma
Mr. John F. Potts, B.A., to Miss Mary
Catherine Hume, 391.
zabeth Root, 534.
Jane Boocock, 439.
Mr. John Winfield, 150,
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