Julian Or, a Discourse Concerning the Earthquake and Firey Eruption Which Defeated That Emperor S Attempt to Rebuild the Temple at Jerusalem

Julian Or, a Discourse Concerning the Earthquake and Firey Eruption Which Defeated That Emperor S Attempt to Rebuild the Temple at Jerusalem

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1751. Excerpt: ... end TheodoreT, unanimously relate these faSis. His process against the Miracle is regular and in form. He first names his Witnesses: But does he name them all? So one would be apt to conclude, both from the nature of the case, and the Critic's turn of expression: at least one would never suspect that he had omitted any of the first and original Evidence. Yet he has omitted all of them. Not only Ambrose, Gregory, Nazianzene, and St. Chrysostome; but even the testimony of JVIarcellinus himself. This is a proceeding, which bears as hard against the ingenuity of the Writer, as against the strength of his conclusion: and, with re-1 gard to his argument, the utmost this method can effect is only to discredit the Witnesses he does think fit to produce and examine; while the Fact itself, supported by others, of greater and unquestioned authority, remains entire. But let us view his confutation in the light he would have it seen. His Objection to the Earthquake, which he calls the First miracle, .is, that there, are two variations concerning it. The The first is, that Theodoret makes it precededfirji by I can't tell what divine Power, which, in the night, brought back the old materials and rubbijh into the place from whence they had been taken; and 2dly, by a miraculous Wind, which dispersed the fiones, tho" they had been covered by a prodigious quantity of lime and mortar, to bind them into one solid mass. 1. As M. Basnage himself here states the-case, we fee this is of the nature of those variations, mentioned just before, that imply no contradiction, but only a diversity, A case almost essential to the truth of an accumulative evidence, not given in concert. One Witness delivers a circumstance omitted by another; and omits a circumstance which the Other hath del...


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Author(s)
Warburton
Format
Paperback | 70 pages
Dimensions
189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
Publication date
01 Feb 2012
Publisher
General Books
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1235612937
ISBN13
9781235612930