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Great Chriftian Doctrine
EVIDENCES of its TRUTH produced,
ARGUMENTS to the contrary answered.
A REPLY to the Objections and Arguings of
By the late Reverend and Learned
MATTH. ix. 12. They that be whole, need not a Phyfician; but
Et hæc non tantum ad Peccatores referenda eft; quia in
-Ad Mores Natura recurrit
Damnatos, fixa & mutari nescia.-
Turpibus & pravis omnes fumus.-
BOSTON Printed, LONDON Re-printed,
For J. JOHNSON and Co. at the Globe, in Paternofier-Rou
A brief ACCOUNT of the Book and its
HE Reverend Author of the following Piece was removed by Death, before its Publication. But, ere his Decease, the Copy was finished and brought to the Prefs, and a Number of Sheets paffed his own Review.
They that were acquainted with the Author, or know his juft Character, and have any Tafte for the ferious Theme, will want Nothing to be faid in Recommendation of the enfuing Tract, but only that Mr. EDWARDS wrote it.
Several valuable Pieces on this Subject have lately been published, upon the fame Side of the Question. But he had no Notice of fo much as the very first of them, till he had wholly concluded what he had in View: nor has it been thought, any Thing already printed fhould fuperfede this Work of his; being defigned on a more extenfive Plan; comprising a Variety of Arguments, and Answers to many Objections, that fell not in the Way of the other worthy Writers; and the Whole done with a Care of familiar Method and Language, as well as clear Reasoning, in general accommodated very much to common Capacities.
It must be a fenfible Pleasure to every Friend of Truth, that fo masterly a Hand undertook a Reply to Dr. TAYLOR; notwithstanding the various