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Outline of its principal subjects. Banian Tree. Reflections.
Splendour and felicity of insect life. Invisible worlds.
sacred writers. GEOGRAPHY,
.... 156 Figure of the Earth-Proofs of its spherical form. Relation
which the discovery of the figure of the earth bears to the
objects utility of its moral facts. GEOLOGY,.
182 Its object and connection with religion an interesting subject
of inquiry. Materials which compose the crust of the
-Mammoth, Tapir, Eīk, &c. Geological deductions not
Grand and terrific objects which this science unfolds. ASTRONOMY,
195 Its sublime objects-general appearance of the heavens-stars
seen in the day-time-their apparent revolution indicates
their dimensions, motion and phenomena. Splendour of
--criminality of overlooking the works of God, &c. NATURAL PAILOSOPHY,
233 Its objects and divisions. Mechanics. Hydrostatics—its prin
ciples and uses. Pneumatics. Acoustics. Optics. Elec-
this subject unreasonable. CAEMISTRY,
256 Its objects, and present dignified station. General forms of
matter~simple and compound substances. Caloric, its
glorious and auspicious era. ANATOMY and PAYSIOLOGY,
268 Their general object-Human body, its different parts and
divisions.. Bones, their number, form, and positions. Mus-
cites to gratitude. HISTORY,........
280 Its objects, advantages, and connection with Religion. Con
nection of the sciences and of the Divine dispensations
THE RELATION WHICH THE INVENTIONS OF ART BEAR TO
THE OBJECTS OF RELIGION.
Church's improvements in. Artof Navigation. Mariner's
Microscope, and the views it exhi-
SCRIPTURAL FACTS ILLUSTRATED FROM THE SYSTEM OF
NATURE. 1. Science may frequently serve as a guide to the true interpretation of Scripture,
314 Canon or rule for Scripture interpretation-illustrated. II. The depravity of man illustrated, from a consideration of the state of the interior strata of the earth. Volcanoes, and the terrible ravages they produce. Earthquakes and their dreadful effects. Thunder-storms, tempests, and hurricanes General reflections on this subject. III. The Resurrection illustrated. Transformations of insects. Indestructibility of matter-conclusions from this fact. IV. General Conflagration--concluding reflections. Topics: omitted in this Volume.
BENEFICIAL EFFECTS WHICH WOULD RESULT FROM con
NECTING SCIENCE WITH RELIGION. 1. The variety of topics would allure the attention of intelligent minds to religious subjects, .
335 Principle of novelty intended by the Creator to be gratified -illustrated in the variety which appears in the earth, the heavens, and the Volume of Revelation. H. Science enables us to take an extensive survey of the empire of God illustrates many sublime passages of the Bible, qualifies us
for complying with several Divine injunctions-Danger of
373 No. II. Experimental illustrations of the pressure of the Atmosphere,
375 Vo. III. On the means by which it may probably be ascertained, whether the Moon be a habitable world,
376 No. IV. On the ideas we form of magnitude and extension, as expressed by large numbers,
380 No. V. On a Plurality of worlds,
392 No. VI. On the first inventor of Printing,
384 No. VII. On Telescopes; with a brief notice of a New Reflecting Telescope constructed by the Author.........
385 Vo. VIII. On Steam Navigation, .
389 No. IX. On a certain sentiment respecting human redemption, 393 No. X. Extract from Dr. Dwight,