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ART. I. THE PROPER CHARACTER The true interpretation of the Text 172

AND FUNCTIONS OF AMERICAN
LITERATURE. By Rev. Leonard ART. VII. REMARKS ON “An Eg.
Bacon, New Haven, Conn. . 1 SAY ON CAUSE AND EFFECT, IN

CONNECTION WITH FATALISM AND ART. II. ON THE DEAD SEA, AND FREE AGENCY,” Am. BiB. Repos.

THE DESTRUCTION OF SODOM AND Oct. 1839. By Rev. Leonard
GOMORRAH. By Rev. E. Robin Woods, D. D., Andover, Mass. 174

son, D. D. N. York Theol. Sem. 24 Note by the Editor, . . 24 ART. VIII. REVIEW OF THE MEMOIR Letter of Prof. Robinson to M. Leo OF Mrs. SARAH LANMAN SMITH. pold Von Buch,

By Rev. N. Adams, Boston, Ms. 194 M: Von Buch to Prof. Robinson, . Description des Isles Canaries, . Art. IX. CRITICAL Notices. The Pitch Lake of the Island of 1. Bush's Notes on Genesis, .227 Trinidad, . . . . . 35 2. The Comprehensive Com

mentary,

: ._ . .223 Art. III. BAPTISM :-THE IMPORT 3. Jahn's Archæology, Translaof Bantitw. By Rev. Edward

ted by Upham, . . . 232 Beecher, President of Illinois 4. Gulielmi Gesenii Thesaurus, . 232 College, . . . . . 40

5. Die Heilige Schrift des Alten Statement of the Case, etc.

und Neuen Testaments, 233 False positions and their occasions, 43 6. Olshausen's Last Days of the The position to be proved, . .

Saviour,

7. Xenophon's Memorabilia of Art. IV. ANCIENT AND MODERN

Socrates, . . . . 234 ELOQUENCE. By N. Cleaveland, 8. Chalmers' Lectures on the Esq. Newbury, Mass. . .

Epistle to the Romans, 234 Ancient Eloquence, . .

9. Adams' Exposition of 2 Peter, 235 Modern Eloquence, . .

10. Greenhill's Exposition of EzeAmerican Eloquence, . . .

kiel,

236

11. Winer's Grammar of Greek ART. V. CHRISTOLOGY OF THE BOOK

Idioms,, 12. Anderson's Address at South

.. OF Enoch; with Some Account

th 238 of the Book itself, and Critical

Ha
Remarks upon it. By Prof. M.
Stuart, Andover, Mass. . .

241 The Discovery of the Book in 14. Davidson's Biblical Criticism, 243 Abyssinia. . . . . .

15. Job and his Times; by

Wemyss, A Summary of its Contents, . . 16. Morison's 'Parents' Friend, . 246 Extracts and Remarks, . .

17. The Massachusetts School Its Christology, . :

Library, When and by whom written ? 18. Harpersschool District Li- ** Its Quotation by Jude, . . Its Inferiority to the Gospels, 137 19. Ramshorn's Latin Synon:

ymes,. Art. VI. The Sonship or CHRIST, 20. Dana's Letters to Stuari, :

2.3 AS TAUGHT IN Rom. 1: 3, 4. Bý

21. Schmucker's Appeal on ChrisRev. Lewis Mayer, D. D. York,

tian Union, . Pa. . . . .

22. Sprague's Memoir of Dr. GrifImport of the terms flesh and Spi:

fin, .

· 255 rit.of holiness, :

23. Dupin's Trial of Jesus : . 25 The Union of the Man Jesus Christ

24. Turnbull on the Theatre, 256 with the Logos, . Note by the Editor,

.
. .
. . 166 ADDITIONAL Notices. .
. 166 ADDITIONAL

. . 256

Smith or

13. Hadley, Audress at South: 238

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Art. I. Religious PREJUDICES. By George Duffield, Detroit, Mich is

Pres. Philip Lindsley, D. D.
Nashville, Ten.. : . 257 | Art. VIII. THE PRESENT STATE

OF THE JEWISH RELIGION. By

Art. II. THE COMPARATIVE MORAL E . S. Calman, Missionary to the

PURITY OF ANCIENT AND MOD J Jews in Palestine, . . .358

ERN LITERATURE. By Prof. E. Introductory Nole by the Editor, . 398

D. Sanborn, Dartmouth College, Rev. E. Smith's account of Mr..
N. H. . .

Calman,

. .

Mr. Herschell's State of the Jews 400

Art. III. THE LAND OF GOSHEN AND

THE EXODUS OF THE ISRAELITES. | Art. IX. SOME OF THE CHARAC

By Rev. Prof. E. Robinson, D.D. TERISTICS OF THE PRESENT AGE, 426

New-York Theol. Sem.. 306

Land of Goshen, . . . . 316 ART. X. INQUIRIES RESPECTING

Route of the Israelites, . . . 318 FREE AGENCY, . . . . 455

Passage of the Red Sea,

Art. XI. REMARKS ON AN ARTICLE
ART. IV. ON THE Geology of Palo DENOMINATED CAMPBELLISM, BY

ESTINE, AND THE DESTRUCTION Rev. R. W. LANDI. An. Bis.
OF SODOM AND GOMORRAH. By REPOSITORY JAX. AND APRIL,
Prof. Charles A. Lee, M. D.,

1839. By A. Campbell, Bethany,

New York,

Va. . . . . . .

Geology of Palestine, :

325

The Dead Sea, . ..

Art. XII. CBITICAL NOTICES, . 503

1. Barnes Notes on Isaiah 503

ART. V. BAPTISM :-THE IMPORT OF 2. Eschenburg's Manual of Clas-
Battitw, (Coneluded.) By Rev.

sical Literature, translated

Pres. E. Beecher, Jacksonville

by Prof. Fiske, ... 505

College, Ill.

. . 352 3. Coleridge's Aids to Reflection, 506

4. A new work on Christian

Art. VI. HISTORICAL SKETCH OF

Antiquities, sino's. : 510

DEISM By Rev. Prof. Enoch 5. Lee's Geology of the U. S. ·
Pond, D. D., Bangor Theol.
Sem. Me. . .

. . . 372 | Art. XIII. RECENT LITERARY

TELLIGENCE,
ART. VII. THE RELIGIOUS CHARAC Germany, . . . .
TER OF A NATION THE ELEMENT France,
OF ITS PROSPERITY. By Rev. United States, . .

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