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above the grasp of reason; and when giving a Critique of all Revelations, they have usually maintained that ground. This point has, therefore, been discussed in one of the chapters. So the main objections of French Infidels against the Scriptures, from Voltaire downwards, have been based upon the peculiar character of the men and the means first employed to propagate Christianity. An attempt is therefore made to investigate that point in another chapter. Thus, all the most important individual objections which have been urged by the abettors of Modern Infidelity, of any grade or school, against the Bible, have here been made the subject of discussion ; so that we hope no one point has been passed by, which has any very serious bearing on the truthfulness and the divinity of a Religion which can so powerfully promote both the present and the future welfare of mankind.
Not only is the design of the Bible good, but its actual character ex-
cellent-The nature and degree of inspiration Internal evidences
Objection of Modern Infidelity against the slow development of
Christianity—The religion of the Bible is adapted to every grade