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travel to Grenada in the same diligence for gaining the entire nation for the with Matamoros, and being interested in cause of the union will be redoubled. his case, afterward visited him and All The great majority of the nation, hama in prison. Sir Robert has twice however, persevere in their efforts to brought their case before the House of secure the independence of all the Bul. Commons, and on April 30 an influential garian Churches from the oppressive meeting was held at London, under the rule of the Greek Patriarch, and the presidency of the Earl of Shaftesbury, formation of a Free Bulgarian Church. for the purpose of calling on the English A memorial signed by two bishops, six government to interfere so as to put a other ecclesiastics, and twenty-seven of stop to the religious persecution of the the leading men of the nation, has been Spanish Protestants; but Lord Russell, addressed to the members of the Evannotwithstanding his sympathies with gelical Alliance of Constantinople, ask. their cause, did not seem disposed to ling for their kind offices in behoof of the make any official application on the sub-objects for which the Bulgarians are ject to the Spanish government. In the seeking. The Evangelical Alliance has meanwhile it is gratifying to hear that warmly recommended the matter to the the liberal democratic party of Spain are representatives of the seven Protestant cordially sympathizing with the friends | countries, part of whom, at least, have of religious and civil freedom in Europe promised to exert themselves in favor of and America, that they are making great- the just rights of the Bulgarians. The er efforts than ever before for securing to Patriarch of Constantinople, supported their own country the privileges of re- by the influence of Russia, has obtained ligious liberty, and that they are confi. from the Porte a decree of banishment dent of a speedy success.
for the Bulgarian bishops, but the exe
cution of the decree has been prevented TURKEY.
in time. The Turkish government has,
on the contrary, so far yielded to the THE GREEK CHURCH.—The Bulgarian
| demands of the Bulgarians, as to conquestion still awaits its final solution.
sent to the calling of a convention of The expectations of the Roman mission
delegates from all parts of Bulgaria, to aries, who hoped that they would draw
test the sentiments of the people at over the ertire people to their Church,
large in regard to their relations to the have not been realized. The only Bul
Greek Patriarch. garian bishop who at first favored a union with Rome, hesitated when the final step was to be taken, and the PROTESTANTISM.—The Protestant misnumber of Bulgarians who really have sions among the Mussulmans have been gone over seems to be very small. The steadily going on, but threatening clouds shrewdest and most active among the | are beginning to rise upon the horizon. Roman missionaries in Turkey, Mr. | The Porte intends to organize a decided Boré, has headed a Bulgarian deputation opposition against what they consider the to Rome, which was to announce the encroachments of the Bible into their nasubmission of the entire nation to the tionality. Their plan seems to be this : to Pope as an event likely to take place make diligent search for the New Testashortly. One of the clerical members ment and Bibles in Turkish, and for their of the deputation has been appointed by owners and readers; to confiscate the the Pope patriarch of the United Bulga- books; to frighten or punish (according rians, and the nucleus of a United Bul- to the degree of culpability) the individgarian Church having thus been formed, uals; and to exile those who have really it may be expected that the endeavors I made defection.
FOURTH SERIES, VOL. XIII.—32
ART. X.-FOREIGN LITERARY INTELLIGENCE.
Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Rev. Donald M'Donald, of Scotland, is | Accounts of the Cannibals and other Say. the author of an able work, entitled, | age Tribes, and of the chase of the GoCreation and the Fall. More lately he | rilla, the Nest-building Ape, Chimpanzee, has published a second work, from the Hippopotamus, etc. By M. Paul Du press of T. & T. Clark, entitled an Intro
Chaillu. With map and eighty illustraduction to the Pentateuch. It maintains tions. This work is awaited with high ably the Mosaic authorship and histori
expectation by scientific men and the cal authority of the Five Books.
public generally. Dr. A. P. Stanley (author of Sinai and
A Life of Professor Porson, by the Palestine and Life of Arnold) has pub
he Rev. John Selby Walton, with a porlished Lectures on the History of the
trait, is promised by Longman & Co. Eastern Church, with an Introduction on
A Life of Edward Irving, in two vol. the Study of Ecclesiastical History. | umes, by Mrs. Oliphant, is in preparation Stanley iš Regius Professor of Ecclesi- | from Hurst & Blackett's press. astical History in the University of Professor Owen has published the Oxford.
Posthumous Papers of Dr. John Hunter, Dr. Tulloch has published a volume,
with an “Introductory Lecture on the
Hunterian Collection of Fossil Remains." entitled, English Puritanism and its Leaders. The characters he portrays
of Darwin's Work on Species six are Cromwell. Milton. Baxter, and thousand copies have been sold in EnBunyan.
gland. He has issued a new edition, Bagster & Co. publish A Methodization
with various additions and corrections. of the Hebrew Verb, on an original plan,
Prefixed is an “Historical Sketch of for the use of learners.
the recent Progress of Opinion on the
Origin of Species.' The Genetic Cycle in Organic Nature; or, The Succession of Forms in the The Oxford Essays and Reviews have Propagation of Plants and Animals.
called out the following publications: By George Ogilvie, Regius Professor in The Dangers and Safeguards of Mod. Aberdeen University, is published by ern Theology, by the Bishop of London. Longman & Co. Professor Ogilvie is
Scripture and Science not at Variance; author of a previous work, entitled,
with Remarks on the Historical CharacMaster-Builder's Plan in Typical Forms
ter, Plenary Inspiration, and surpassing of Animals.
importance of the Earlier Chapters of The Introduction of Christianity into Genesis. By John H. Pratt, M. A., Britain ; an argument in favor of St. Archdeacon of Calcutta. Paul's having visited the extreme Bound
" Essays and Reviews " anticipatech aries of the West. By Rev. B. W. Sa
Extracts from a work published in the ville, A. M.
year 1825, and attributed to the Lord The first and second volumes of Lord
Bishop of St. David's. Stanhope's Life of the Younger Pitt
The “Essays and Reviews” and the have appeared. The biographies bith
People of England; a popular Refutation erto of this, as of most other British
of the principal Propositions of the Es. statesmen, are very incomplete. Lord
sayists. With an appendix, containing Stanhope has had access to documents
the protest of the bishops and clergy, hitherto unused, and his work, though
the proceedings in convocation, and all unsatisfactory, is a great improvement
the documents and letters connected upon its predecessors.
with the subjcct. Bohn has published the first volume
Sermons, chiefly on the Theory of Be of the Letters and Works of Lady Mary
my lief, by the late James Shergold Boone. Montague. By Lord Wharncliffe. It is
This volume is highly commended "to
this a third edition with additions.
the higher class of minds” by the LiteMurray advertises as "just ready," rary Churchman, as specially adapted to The Gorilla Country; Explorations and the present crisis."
Dr. Temple (one of the authors of British Museum are in possession of Essays and Reviews, and successor to similar tablets, but they are not near so Dr. Arnold at Rugby) has published complete as the one lately discovered, Sermons preached in Rugby School which is to find its place in the new Chapel in 1858, 1859, 1860. From Museum in Egypt. This tablet of V Millan's press.
Memphis will determine the Egyptian Henry Calderwood has published at
dynasties of the ante-pyramidical pe
riod.” the press of M'Millan & Co., a second edition of his Philosophy of the Infinite ;
GERMANY. a treatise on Man's Knowledge of the Infinite Being in answer to Sir Wil
Professor A. Wuttke, of Berlin, has liam Hamilton and Mr. Mansel. To this commenced the publication of a new edition are added an answer to Sir Will.
Sir Will. Manual of Christian Ethics, (Handbuch liam Hamilton's letter to the author, and
der Christlichen Sittenlehre, Berlin, 1861,) a Reriew of Mr. Mansel's Limits of Re-| the first volume of which has just apligious Thought. Mr. Calderwood is a l peared, while the second is announced clear thinker and often an eloquent writer.
to be published before the close of the His work is abundantly worthy of re
year. The author has already favorably publication in this country.
distinguished himself among the younger
theological scholars of Germany by a The Westminster Review notices, un- | work on paganism, and by a number of favorably to the institution it describes, contributions to the leading evangelical The Underground Railroad from Slavery journals of his country. With regard to Freedom, by Rev. W. M. Mitchell, of to the character of his new work, he anToronto, C. W. The same Review nounces that it will neither be so specuspeaks with earnest contempt of “ Ne lative as some of its predecessors, nor groes and Negro Slavery; the first an exclusively biblical; but that he has eninferior race, the latter its normal con deavored to give a manual of ethical dition; by J. H. Van Evrie, M. D., theology, wholly resting on the basis of New York." It commends“ Secession, the Sacred Scriptures, and wrought into Concession, or Self-Possession- Which? | a scientific system, not through a foreign a letter addressed by a citizen of Mas- philosophy, but, as he calls it, through a sachusetts to Charles Sumner; pub- self-development of the spirit of the Bi. lished by Walker & Wise, Boston." ble. A long introduction contains, beThe London Atheneum says: “The
sides other valuable discussions, a history first number of a new "German Quarter
of ethics in paganism, Judaism, and ly Review of English Theological In
Christianity. quiry and Criticism' has appeared at | “The Essence of the Christian Sermon Gotha, from the press of Herr Perthes. according to the Prototype of the Apostolic The work is conducted by Dr. Heiden- Sermon (Das Wesen der Christlichen Preheim, who resides, we believe, in En- digt, etc., Gotha, 1861) is the title of an gland, and is a minister of the English important homiletic work by Rev. Mr. Church. The purpose of the conductor Beyer. The author divides his subject is, not merely to discuss for the benefit into three books: in the first he treats of German theologians the development of the sermon as the word of God;" of doctrine in the Church to which he in the second, of "the sermon as the has attached himself, but to lay before word of God to the congregation;" and German scholars the results of English in the third, of "the word of God to the enterprise and travel, so far as these congregation as the expression of Christend to illustrate the Scripture records. tian personality.” Throughout the subSome of the inedited treasures of the ject is discussed, as the author an. British Museum are to appear in this nounces, “with particular reference to Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift."
| the principal tendencies of modern the
ology." Simultaneously another contriThe Athenaeum furnishes the following bution to the same branch of theology item of Egyptological intelligence : is published by Rev. Mr. Kirsch, under 56 V. Mariette is said to have made a the title. “The Popular Sermon. (Die new and important discovery in the ru
Populäre Predigt, etc., Leipsic, 1861.) ins of Memphis; it is a list of sixtythree Egyptian kings, engraved on The many admirers of the exegetical limestone. "The Paris Library and the works of Professor Hengstenberg will be glad to learn that this veteran theo. | most thorough and erudite historica! logian has published the first volume of works of Germany. a new commentary on the Gospel of John. Though it is the almost unanimous
On the history of the Hussites new opinion of theologians that Dr. Heng
information of great importance is given stenberg has been hitherto, in his writ
in " The Reign of George of Podebrach,"
by Max Jordan, (Das Königthum Georg's tings on the New Testament, much less successful than in those on the Old, a
von Podebrad. Leipsic, 1861.) George of new commentary by him on one of the
Podebrad, who, in 1458, was unanimous. Gospels will be bailed everywhere as
ly elected king of Bohemia, and died in an exegetical publication of great im
1471, was a zealous patron of the Huss
ites, who at that time were so conspicuportance.
ous as the standard-bearers of the reformAnother exegetical publication has atory movements in the Roman Catholic been commenced by Professor Wieseler, Church. The author has had access to a of Kiel, under the title, An Investigation | large number of important documents of the Epistle to the Hebrews, in particular | which have never before been made use its Author and its Readers, (Eine Unter- of. He represents his book as a contribusuchung über den Hebraeerbrief, etc., Kiel, tion to the development of the modern 1861.) In the first part, which has ap state in opposition to the all-controlling peared, the author shares the opinion of supremacy of the Roman Catholic Church those who regard Barnabas as the author. of the Middle Ages. The second part is to appear toward the
The third number of the Studien und close of the present year.
Kritiken begins with some introductory The great collective work on the Lives remarks by the learned editor, Dr. Ul. and the Writings of the Fathers of the mann, respecting his resignation as Reformed Church, which has been in President of the Supreme Ecclesiastical course of publication for several years, Board of the State Church of Baden. and of which we gave an account in the (This event is more fully referred to in April number of the Methodist Quarterly the "Foreign Religious Intelligence" deReview, has met with so great a success partment of this number.) Dr. Ullmann as to encourage the publisher to make promises to devote henceforth a much arrangements for the publication of a larger portion of his time than before to similar work on the Lutheran Church. the editing of his celebrated quarterly. The prospectus mentions the names of Dr. One of the next numbers of the “StuLehnerdt, formerly Professor of Theology dien" is to bring from his pen "Remiat Berlin, and now Superintendent-Gen-niscences of Dr. Umbreit," his departed eral of the province of Saxony; Dr. friend and associate editor of the StuSchmidt, of the University of Strasburg; dien.” Dr. Uhlhorn, formerly of the University The number contains three longer arof Göttingen, and other distinguished ticles, (Abhandlungen) viz.: 1. Lübker, theologians, as the editors. The first | An Introduction to a Theology of Classic volume, containing the Life and Select Antiquity. 2. Piper, Lost and Discovered Writings of Melancthon, by Dr. Schmidt, Monuments and Manuscripts. 3. Gerlach. (Philipp Melanchthon. Leben und ausge The Imprisonment and Conversion of wählte Schriften. Elberfeld, 1861,) has Manasseħ. The first article is particularly just appeared.
valuable. The author, who, by a DictionSimultaneously with it another work | ary of Classical Antiquity, and a number on · The Lives of the Fathers of the Lu- of other works, has gained the reputa. theran Church, " (Das Leben der Altväter | tion of being one of the best classical der Lutherischen Kirche. Leipsic, 1861,) | scholars of Germany, discusses in an inhas been commenced by Rev. Mr. Meu- teresting and thorough manner the theorer. According to the prospectus it is logical views of the Greeks concerning to contain nine volumes, and will in- | God, sin, eternity. The article quotes clude a greater number of biographies and reviews nearly the whole German than the first-named work, which will and French literature bearing on the limit itself to the biographies of the subject, and for this bibliographical comfounders of the Church. The latter pleteness alone ought to be read by every work is intended for all classes of read one who wishes to obtain reliable iners, while the volumes of the former col- formation of the religion of the Greeks lection will aspire to a rank among the land Romans. In the second article, by
Professor Piper, of Berlin, many inter- , velopments of high-churchism that have esting contributions to Christian archæ- ever grown upon Protestant soil. ology are given. We noticed, in particular, a highly interesting description of
FRANCE. a Greek table-picture, which represents in a series of scenes the entire history The “ Cours Complet de Patrologie," of the celebrated image of Christ, which published at Paris by Abbé Migne, has the Saviour himself is said, according to been recently completed. It is one of an early tradition, to have sent to Abga the grandest literary enterprises which rus, king of Edessa.
the Christian world has ever seen since
the invention of the art of printing, and, The second number of the quarterly Zeitschrift für Historische Theologie con
as such, well deserves a more extended tains articles by Hochhuth on the His
notice. All the forn.er great collective
works of Roman Catholic literature, as tory of the Protestant Sects in the Church of Hesse, and by Dr. Ebrard on “The
the Acta Sanctorum of the Bollandists, Outbreak of the First Religious War in
the Collections of Councils by Labbé and France in 1562.” Besides it gives a
Mansi, the former collections of the short communication by Dr. Hartwig,
Church fathers, the works of Cardinal evangelical pastor of Messina, Sicily, on
Mai are nothing compared with it. The the author of the work, De modis uni
"Cours de Patrologie" of Abbé Migne
comprises all the extant works and fragEndi ac reformandi ecclesiam, and another on the Moscow manuscript of the
ments of the ancient ecclesiastical writers Church History of Eusebius, by the dis
in no less than three hundred and twentinguished Russian archeologian, Dr. E.
ty-six large quarto volumes, two hundde Muralt.
red and seventeen of which contain the
Latin writers of the first twelve centuThe number of the religious quarter ries from Tertullian to Innocent III., lies of Germany (a complete list of which while the Greek writers from Barnabas we gave in the April number of the to Photius are given in the other one Methodist Quarterly Review, p. 330) has hundred and nine volumes. All the recently received an addition by the es volumes have been stereotyped, in tablishment of a Deutsche Vierteljahr order to enable the publisber to furnish schrift für Englisch-Theologische For. at any time complete sets, and the purschung, under the editorship of Dr. chaser to replace any volume that may Heidenheim, in London. As the title have been lost. indicates, the principal object of this The work is to be immediately followjournal will be to make the German ed by a number of "indexes," which theologians and the German Churches are to comprise twelve volumes. For better acquainted with the contents and their compilation fifty persons have been the spirit of the theological literature of engaged during five years, at an aggreEngland and America. The tirst num gate expense of about 500,000 francs. ber contains the following articles: 1. Re Each of the three hundred and twentysearches on the Samaritans, by Dr. Hei six volumes is to be analyzed in these denheim. 2. Mormonism, by Dr. Over indexes two hundred and ten times. beck. 3. On the Phenician Inscriptions By means of these "indexes" it will be of the British Museum. 4. Epistle of possible to refer at once to any of the Meshalmah ben Ab Sechuah's to the Sa ecclesiastical writers concerning each maritans. 5. The Journals of England and one of the doctrines of the Roman their Theleogical Tendencies, together with Church. Others refer to all the passages & review of seven theological works of concerning music, geometry, and other England.
sciences. By far the most valuable of
the indexes, however, is the one which The gifted but fanatical High Lutheran quotes for every single verse of the Professor Vilmar, of Marburg, has com- | Bible, from the first of Genesis to the menced the publication of a new relig- last of the Revelation, all the passages ious monthly called Pastoral-Theologische of the fathers which comment on it or Blätter. The character of the editor refer to it. One of the most remarkable warrants that the readers will find in it features in connection with this immense the most elegant German, a clear and work is, that it has been carried through forcible style, some powerful thoughts without any direct support from the and sentences, and the most ultra de- / government or other community. The