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MARYARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

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District Clerk's Office. DE IT REMEMBERED, that on the seventeenth day of April,

D A. D. 1827, in the fifty-first year of the independence of the United States of America, ČAARLES Hudson of the said District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit:

A Series of Letters, addressed to Rev. Hosea Ballou, of Boston ; being a vindication of the doctrine of a future retribution, against the principal arguments used by him, Mr. Balfour and others. By' Charles Hudson, Pastor of a Church in Westminster, (Mass.)

"I believed, therefore have I spoken.”—Psalmist. In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned :' and also to an act, entitled “An Act supplementary to an act, entitled, An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints." JOHN W. DAVIS,

Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.

CONTENTS

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LETTER I.

Introductory remarks, statement of the question, and

method of argumentation.

Introductory remarks-All sects differ among them-

selves-Controversy valuable, if rightly conducted--Sin-

ful feelings remonstrate against a future retribution-

Statement of the question-Mr. Ballou's system a nega-

tive, considered Positive and negative transferablem-A

just statement of the question.,

LETTER II.

Statement and examination of Mr. B.'s system.

Statement of Mr. B.'s system-Creation and formation

considered -The 2d chap. of Gen. a supplement to the 1st

-All sin originates in the flesh, considered—The soul

always pure, examined-Sin arises from the evil disposi-

tion of the mind-Men saved by death on Mr. B.'s system

-Saved by instruction by the resurrection without

faith and repentance--These positions contradictory to

each other.

p. 18--54

LETTER III.

Examination of Mr. B.'s arguments.
No misery after death, because there is no sin there,
considered-Criminality does not cease with the act-Mr.
B.'s statement is begged, disproves future happiness, and
is uppbilosophical-The promise to Abraham, considered
-The case of Adam, Cain, the old world, Sodom, Korah,
Pharaoh and Judas, considered-The law of Moses, and
the case of the Israelites, examined-Several passages of
scripture, Prov. xi. 31, Eccl. xii. 7, Eccl. iv. 2, Rom. vi. 7,
considered.

p. 55--90

LETTER VI.

Scripture proof of a future retribution.
John v. 28, 29, Matt. x. 28, Luke xvi. 19-31, 1 Pet. iii.

18, 19, 20, and several other texts considered. 173-239

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