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SERIES OF DISCOURSES.

Printed by Walker and Greig,

Edinburgh.

SERIES

OF

DISCOURSES

ON

THE CHRISTIAN REVELATION,

VIEWED

IN CONNECTION

WITH

THE MODERN ASTRONOMY.

BY

THOMAS CHALMERS, D.D.

MINISTER OF THE TRON CHURCH, GLASGOW.

SIXTH EDITION.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR JOHN SMITH AND SON, GLASGOW;

WILLIAM WHYTE, EDINBURGH ;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
JOHN MURRAY, JOHN HATCHARD, GALE AND FENNER,
THOMAS HAMILTON, AND OGLES, DUNCAN,

AND COCHRAN, LONDON.

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CENOX LIBRARA

NEW YORK

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The astronomical objection against the truth of the Gospel, does not occupy a very prominent place in any of our Treatises of Infidelity. It is often, however, met with in conversation and we have known it to be the cause of serious perplexity and alarm in minds anxious for the solid establishment of their religious faith.

There is an imposing splendour in the science of astronomy; and it is not to be wondered at, if the light it throws, or appears to throw, over other tracks of speculation than those which are properly its own, should at times dazzle and mislead an inquirer. On this account, we think it were a service to what we deem a true and a righteous cause, could we succeed in dissipat

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