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Reason, The Only Oracle of Man Or a Compendius System of Natural Religion

By Ethan Allen
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  • REASON,
    • THE ONLY ORACLE OF MAN; OR A COMPENDIUS SYSTEM OF NATURAL RELIGION.
      • Boston: J. P. Mendum, Cornhill. 1854.
    • Boston: J. P. Mendum, Cornhill. 1854.
    • REASON
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • PREFACE.
  • ORACLES OF REASON,
    • CHAPTER I.
    • SECTION I. THE DUTY OF REFORMING MANKIND FROM SUPERSTITION AND ERROR...
      • AND THE GOOD CONSEQUENCES OF IT
    • AND THE GOOD CONSEQUENCES OF IT
    • SECTION II. OF THE BEING OF A GOD
    • SECTION III. THE MANNER OF DISCOVERING THE MORAL PERFECTIONS...
      • AND ATTRIBUTES OF GOD
    • AND ATTRIBUTES OF GOD
    • SECTION IV. THE CAUSE OF IDOLATRY, AND THE REMEDY OF IT
    • CHAPTER II.
    • SECTION I. OF THE ETERNITY OF CREATION
    • SECTION II. OBSERVATIONS OF MOSES'S ACCOUNT OF CREATION
    • SECTION III. OF THE ETERNITY AND INFINITUDE OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE
    • SECTION IV. THE PROVIDENCE OF GOD DOES NOT INTERFERE...
      • WITH THE AGENCY OF MAN.
    • WITH THE AGENCY OF MAN.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • SECTION I. THE DOCTRINE OF THE INFINITY OF EVIL AND OF SIN CONSIDERED
    • SECTION II. THE MORAL GOVERNMENT OF GOD AS INCOMPATIBLE...
      • WITH ETERNAL PUNISHMENT
    • WITH ETERNAL PUNISHMENT
    • SECTION III. HUMAN LIBERTY, AGENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY, CANNOT...
      • BE ATTENDED WITH ETERNAL CONSEQUENCES, EITHER GOOD OR EVIL
    • BE ATTENDED WITH ETERNAL CONSEQUENCES, EITHER GOOD OR EVIL
    • SECTION IV. OF PHYSICAL EVILS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • SECTION I. SPECULATION ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE DEPRAVITY...
      • OF HUMAN REASON.
    • OF HUMAN REASON.
    • SECTION II. CONTAINING A DISQUISITION OF THE LAW OF NATURE...
    • CHAPTER V.
    • SECTION I. ARGUMENTATIVE REFLECTIONS ON SUPERNATURAL...
      • AND MYSTERIOUS REVELATION IN GENERAL.
    • AND MYSTERIOUS REVELATION IN GENERAL.
    • SECTION II. CONTAINING OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROVIDENCE...
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • SECTION I. OF MIRACLES
    • SECTION II. A SUCCESSION OF KNOWLEDGE, OR OF THE EXERTION OF POWER...
    • SECTION III. RARE AND WONDERFUL PHENOMENA NO EVIDENCE OF MIRACLES...
    • SECTION IV. PRAYER CANNOT BE ATTENDED WITH MIRACULOUS CONSEQUENCES
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • SECTION I. THE VAGUENESS AND UNINTELLIGIBLENESS OF THE PROPHECIES...
      • RENDER THEM INCAPABLE OF PROVING REVELATION.
    • RENDER THEM INCAPABLE OF PROVING REVELATION.
    • SECTION II. THE CONTENTIONS WHICH SUBSISTED BETWEEN THE PROPHETS...
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • SECTION I. OF THE NATURE OF FAITH AND WHEREIN IT CONSISTS
    • SECTION II. OF THE TRADITIONS OF OUR FOREFATHERS
    • SECTION III. OUR FAITH IS GOVERNED BY OUR REASONINGS...
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • SECTION I. A TRINITY OF PERSONS CANNOT EXIST IN THE DIVINE ESSENCE...
    • SECTION IX. ESSENCE BEING THE CAUSE OF IDENTITY...
      • IS INCONSISTENT WITH PERSONALITY IN THE DIVINE NATURE
    • IS INCONSISTENT WITH PERSONALITY IN THE DIVINE NATURE
    • SECTION III. THE IMPERFECTION OF KNOWLEDGE...
      • IN THE PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST, INCOMPATIBLE WITH HIS DIVINITY
    • IN THE PERSON OF JESUS CHRIST, INCOMPATIBLE WITH HIS DIVINITY
    • CHAPTER X.
    • SECTION I. OBSERVATIONS ON THE STATE OF MAN, IN MOSES'S PARADISE...
    • SECTION II. POINTING OUT THE NATURAL IMPOSSIBILITY OF ALL AND EVERY...
    • SECTION III. OF THE ORIGIN OF THE DEVIL OR OF MORAL EVIL...
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • SECTION I. IMPUTATION CANNOT CHANGE, ALIENATE OR TRANSFER...
    • SECTION II. THE MORAL RECTITUDE OF THINGS FORECLOSES...
      • THE ACT OF IMPUTATION.
    • THE ACT OF IMPUTATION.
    • SECTION III. CONTAINING REMARKS ON THE ATONEMENT...
      • AND SATISFACTION FOR ORIGINAL SIN
    • AND SATISFACTION FOR ORIGINAL SIN
    • SECTION IV. REMARKS ON REDEMPTION, WROUGHT OUT BY INFLICTING...
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • SECTION I. OF THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF TRANSLATING AN INFALLIBLE...
    • SECTION I. OF THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF TRANSLATING AN INFALLIBLE...
    • SECTION II. THE VARIETY OF ANNOTATIONS AND EXPOSITIONS...
    • SECTION III. ON THE COMPILING OP THE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE SCRIPTURES...
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • SECTION I. MORALITY DERIVED FROM NATURAL FITNESS...
    • SECTION I. MORALITY DERIVED FROM NATURAL FITNESS...
    • SECTION II. OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EXERCISE OF REASON...
      • AND PRACTICE OF MORALITY, IN ORDER TO THE HAPPINESS OF MANKIND.
    • AND PRACTICE OF MORALITY, IN ORDER TO THE HAPPINESS OF MANKIND.
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