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of Ministerial Study and Conduct. It is, further, our design to pay more particular regard to Clerical Biography. Our brethren in the Ministry must, however, be aware, that it is upon their valuable communications we must rely for correct and interesting articles in this department. We cannot, indeed, promise to insert all that we may receive, as selection is ever necessary to excellence.

The opinions formed of the general character of our work, must depend upon the different constitution of our readers. By some, we find we are considered too timid ; by others, too, bold. Some denounce our Churchmanship as too rigid; others, as too lax. Some declare we are the enemies of Episcopacy; others, that we are the best friends that Episcopacy has had for the last two centuries. It would, therefore, not be easy, amid such conflicting sentiments, to satisfy ourselves of what we really are, or ought to be, did we not know that we have endeavoured with simplicity to learn our duty, and then with boldness and firmness to discharge it. At the same time, we feel not a little obliged by the candid yet Christian manner in which some, who partially differ from us, have expressed their objections. Calm and persevering investigation must sooner or later elicit truth; and truth, rather than victory, is the legitimate end of controversy.

If in dealing with the insincere professors, or the avowed opponents, of Christian doctrine, we have been forced to use strong language, in condemnation of error, or in defence of truth - if we have dared to speak plainly, though we hope respectfully, to persons in high ecclesiastical stations-if we have exposed the periodical literature of the times—if we have sounded the trumpet of alarm in God's mountain, calling upon the hosts of the Lord to anticipate a day of triumph and glory, and his enemies to prepare for a day of defeat and shame-if we have spoken upon the house-top what some of our dear brethren have scarcely dared to whisper 'in the secret chamber --if we have occasionally employed the language of defiance to those who were dead to argument-and if, moreover, these things be objected to us our reply is ready: Is there not a cause ? Shall error and worldliness abound, not only without the temple, but even within its sacred precincts; and shall none raise a standard against the enemy, or be jealous for the honour of the Lord of hosts? God forbid! Others, indeed, are better armed and equipped than we; but, hoping for the prayers of our brethren, and trusting to the blessing of Heaven, with our sling and stone we go forth to meet the Philistine.

Yet, let it not be supposed that we desire to create or to foment a spirit of party feeling among the members of that Church, which teacheth us to keep the “ unity of the spirit in the bond of peace.” No: be it far from us. We would address all, who sincerely love and serve our Divine Master, to whatever party they may belong, in the words of one of our holy Bishops, long since gathered to his rest: “Now, by the dear bonds of brotherhood; by our love to our common mother, the Church; by our holy care and zeal of the prosperous success of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus; let us all compose our hearts to peace; and rest ourselves in those common truths, which sober minds shall find abundantly sufficient, whether for our knowledge or salvation." - Bishop Hall.






Abbiss Rev. J.'s Sermon on Duke
of York (r)

America compared with England,
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Christian contemplated, by Rev.

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Christian Remembrancer (r) 506
Corrie, Sermon by Arehdeacon (r) 124
Collecting for Briefs, Letter on 134
Conversions, Irish

Convocation, Meeting of


Copleston, Dean, Sermon by (r) 209

Country Curate's Living and the

Dead (r).


Craig, Patriarchal Piety by Rev.J.(r) 328

Course of Time, by R. Pollok (r). 342
Crucible, The (r)

Curates of Church of Englaud,

Grievances of, by Rev. J. I.
Holmes (r).

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Cameron, Visitation Sermon by
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Cambridge, University of, Degrees
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280, 426, 547

Catechism, the Heidelbergh 509

Catholic Emancipation..

Charge by Bishop of London (r), 1

by Archdeacon Browne (r) 429
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Gentleman's Magazine for February Montgomery, the Pelican Island

1827 (r)

286 by Mr. (r).



537 Mortimer, Sermons on Death of
German Literature,

535 Duke of York by Rev. T. : () 242
Gleig, Directions on the Study of Mosaic Printing

Theology by

, Bishop (r). 395 Mummy, opening of

Good, Book of Nature by Dr.(r).. 176



Nature, the Bookof, by Dr. Good (r) 176

Hard Measure, the Rev.G.Bugg's(r) 395 NatureandGrace,by Mrs.Stevens(r) 505

Henderson, Biblical Researches by New Churches, Report of Commis-

Rev. Dr. (r)

... 298

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History of the Church of Christ, New Churches, Extract from the
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J. Scott (r) :...

Noel, Hon. and Rey. G, T., Ser-
Holmes, Petition of Rev. J.

mons by (r)

's Grievance of Curates of

the Church of England (r) 395


Hobart, Sermon by Bishop (r) 24 Oxford, Degrees and Intelligence ?

Howard, Sermons by Rev. T. (r).. 292

279, 423, 547

Human Philosophy, the Grave of, Ordinations,

283, 550

by M. Beirout; translated by M.

Dalmas (r) ......



Pastor's Sketch Book (r). ....... 273

1. J.

Pelican Island, byJ. Montgomery(r) 484

Intolerance, Catholic

m...279 Petition, by Rev. J. I. Holmes.. 139
Irish Conversions ............. 277 Philips, Rev. Washington, Sermon
Irish Pulpit (r)

258 by (r)

“ Is this Religion," by a Country Pitman, Rev. J. R., Sermon on the

Curate, notice of in Gent. Mag. Death of the Duke of York by (r) 242

for August 1826 (r)

70 Plants, Method of reviving 545

Jacob, or Patriarchal Piety; by Pollok's Course of Time(r) 342
Rev. James Craig (r)
328 Preferments

· 283, 427, 553
Jay, The Christian contemplated Protestant's Epistle (r) ... 209
by Rev. William (r)
314 Pulpit, Irish (r)

Italy, Dr. M‘Crie's History of the
Suppression of the Reformation

377, 495

Quarterly Theological, No. VII. (r) 24



Sabbath, Determination of Brighton
Magistrates respecting

Scholefield, Visitation Sermon by(r) 78
Scott's Continuation of Milner's
Christian History (r).

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Scottish Covenant


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