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A DISCOURSE OF MATTERS PERTAINING TO RELIGION.
BY THEODORE PARKER.
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BY JOHN JAMES TAYLER, B.A. The object of this work is briefly in- tory of this kingdom, with the view of dicated in the author's own language, as showing the elements which are at work follows:
in the present century, and which, how“ The idea which possessed my mind, ever one may supersede the other for a when I first sketched out the plan of this time, continue all in existence, and wait volume, was the desirableness of em- but some favourable moment to call them bracing in a common point of view, the
For the mere historical phenomena of the different religious reader, to whom the narrative of conparties, whose unintermitted strife, and flicting doctrines is uninteresting unless sharp contest of manners and opinions, attended with political collision, this have given such a deep and varied inte- work of Mr. Tayler's will be as valuable rest to the spiritual history of England, as to those of a more “ serious " cast. especially during the three centuries It shows the origin of that religious torwhich have elapsed since the Reforma- por in the Anglican Church of the last tion. In pursuing this idea, I have tried century, which is now looked back upon to discover the governing principle, and with abhorrence by the Evangelicals as understand the characteristic working the age of " moral discourses.” And it of each party--to apprehend their mu- shows the circumstances which gave tual relation—to show how they have rise to that remarkable body of men, the occasionally passed off into each other- English deists, who went into the learnand, out of their joint operation, to trace ing of divinity with the zeal of divines, the evolution of a more comprehensive that they might attack the religion of principle, which looks above the narrow- their country; and who, forming a comness of their respective views, and, al- plete contrast to the light, laughing lying itself with the essential elements French infidels who succeeded them and of the Christian faith, may in time, per
used the results of their labours, approxhaps, devise some method of reconciling imated more to the Protestantism of an unlimited freedom and variety of the modern Germany ;-with, however, this religious life with the friendliness and important distinction, that the German mutual recognition of universal brother- rationalists are professors with whom hood.”—PREFACE.
theology is a sort of metier, whereas the “An introductory chapter treats of the utterances of such men as Anthony relation of the Religious History of Collins were spontaneous effusions of England to the general History of the opinion. These various phases of the Church; and gives, in a second section, national mind, described with the cleara sketch, very clear and useful, of the ness and force of Mr. Tayler, furnish an external history of religious parties in inexhaustible material for reflection." England. There are three successive “Mr. Tayler himself is an Unitarian, chapters devoted to the Church and and therefore belongs to the third class Puritanism, explaining their origin, pro- in his statement of sects; but we exhort gress, characteristics, and varieties of our readers, of whatever persuasion, not aspect; another chapter contrasts the to let this circumstance dissuade them Church and Puritanism; a fifth is de- from the perusal of a work so wise and voted to Free Inquiry, tracing it from so useful.
Not only does he avoid all its first rise in England, to our own that might give offence to the most tentimes; and finally," the conclusion” der conscience - this would be a mere gives us the results arrived at by the prudential merit—but he regards all parauthor himself, from the contemplation ties in turn from an equitable point of of the materials he has set before us. view, is tolerant towards intolerance, About eighty pages of notes con.plete and admires zeal and excuses fanaticism, the volume. The work is written in a wherever he discerns honesty. Nay, he chastely beautiful style, manifests ex- openly asserts that the religion of mere tensive reading, and careful research; is reason is not the religion to produce a full of thought, and decidedly original practical effect on a people; and therein its character. It is marked also by fore regards his own class only as one the modesty which usually characterizes element in a better possible church. The true merit.”-Inquirer.
clearness and comprehensive grasp with “ It is not often our good fortune to which he marshals his facts are even less meet with a book so well-conceived, so admirable than the impartiality, nay, well-written, and so instructive as this. more than that, the general kindliness, The author has taken a broad compre- with which he reflects upon them."hensive survey of the past religious his- Examiner.
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