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pire in Italy, Page 10.
Ynca government, p. 36.
contains in general, p. 82.-Its moral precepts copied from the
New Teltament, and from the laws of Moses, 81.
works which were done before Pharaoh, afterwards made a molten
calf, to lead the Israelites to idolatry, p. 97. Aristotle, after twenty years study, abandoned the doctrines of Plata
his master, and treated the purest parts thereof as the chimeras of
a distempered brain, p. 263.
the worship of one God, and a Itate of future rewards and pu
nishments, p. 18.
worshipped carved images, and stocks and stones, p. 199.--All
their writings were in poetry, p. 91: Celsus, the first who wrote publicly against Jesus Christ and his doc
trine, p. 202.-His reasoning the basis upon which all the antichristian writers have founded their arguments, ibid. -Says that Jesus Christ did all his miracles by the power of magic, p. 206.Many of his arguments are copied by some modern authors, and have been made the basis of their reasoning againft Chriftianity, p. 295.
D. Democritus, his philosophical principles improved by Epicurus, 'p. 22. Druids, their religion and ceremonies, p. 42. Drottes, the priests of Odin, their cruel superstition, and bloody facri
fices, p. 60. David, destroyed all kinds of idolatry in Israel, p. 106. Descartes's laws of nature will not bear a physical enquiry, p. 334.
E. Edda, a body of the antient Scythian mythology, first published in
the year 1057, p. 38.-The allegorical account which it gives
of the creation, and of the end of the world, p. 50-56. Egyptians, their gross idolatry: Worshipped cats, crocodiles, and
other base animals, p. 199.-Their doctors asserted that the world had then existed near ten thousand years, but had often
fuffered from deluges and from fire, p. 214. Epicureans, called every thing superstition and folly which supposed
a divine providence, p. 212. Elijah, raised the son of the widow of Zarephath from the dead, p. 252. Elisha, raised the Shunamite's fon from the dead, p. 253.
F. Fohu, the founder of the empire of China, p. 13. Frigga, adored by the Celts as the mother of the gods, and as the
goddess of voluptuousness, p. 47. Ferrara, his account of the book of Job, p. 91.
G. Gauls, believed in a future state of rewards and punishments, p: 42. Greeks, worshipped all the host of heaven, as well as a number of ima
ginary deities, p. 199.-They degraded human nature by their gross idolatry, ibid.Their philosophers rejected the doctrine
of Christianity, because they could not comprehend it, p. 201. Germans, the antient, had all the annals and records written in verse, p. 90.
H. Herodotus, his account of the religion of the antient Getæ, p. 42..
His idea of the Pythia of Delphos, p: 232. Hesiod, his opinion of the state of mankind in the first ages of the
world, p. 53, and 288. Hercules, adore as a god by the Thebans, for having freed their country from wild beasts, robbers, and lawless tyrants, p. 9, 10.
J. Janus, introduced agriculture into Italy, p. 9. Joshua, the most wile, just, and upright man, that was found among
all the Israelitish nation after the death of Moses, p. 105. Jesus Christ, his coming foretold by all the prophets of the Jewish na
tion, p. 123.--His sermon on the Mount a perfect system of mo. rality,as well as descriptive of the attributes of the Supreme Being, p. 125.---His parable of the Prodigal Son points out the situation of every human being who has offended the Supreme Being, our common Father; and as well the transcendent goodness and mercy of the latter towards all those who return from their wickedness, p. 129.--He delivers the woman taken in adultery, by making her accusers tacitly confess, that they were unworthy to pass fentence upon her, p. 133.--He tells Nicodemus that the regenera
tian of life is absolutely neceffary to salvation, p. 149.-He re-
157.--He declares himself to be the Son of God before the
for his murderers, p. 185.
mits the facts contained in the Evangelifts, but attempts to dif-
credit them, by attributing them to the power of magic, p. 210.
John Baptist was invested with an authority to baptize, and to pro-
mife remiffion of fins to those who received his baptism,p. 188.
Learnt his political principles from the Brachmans, p. 22.
preserve his life at the expence of his honour, p. 239,
son of Jupiter, p. 10.
gulations, p. 26.
His idea of paradise, p. 69, 7p.
ing of those days, p. 91.--The severe laws which he published,
absolutely necessary to keep the Israelites from idolatry, p.99.
mortality of the soul, and a state of future rewards, and punish-
ments, p. 199.
Roman fate, pe 10.
tion, p. 333•
tion, p. 9.
high priest of Odin, the fupreme God of the Getæ, p. 43.-
Orpheus, transported all his myftical theology out of Egypt into
they should have imputed to moral, p. 2.-- -They bewilder
discovered any one truth, p. 3.
of the discourse which Socrates had with Criton, p. 238. Pliny, the elder, his idea of the uncertainty of human knowledge, p. 7. Pythagoras learnt the principal part of his natural and moral philolo
phy from the Indian Brachmans, p. 22. Pharifees, their fest formed from the law of Moses and the philosophy
of Plato, p. 111, 163.
Christians, p. 196.
curgus, p. 331.
voured to introduce the study of moral philosophy into Egypt,
-They persecuted the Christians for attempting to establish the
worship of one god, p. 196.
p. 6.-He points out the necessity of Jesus Christ coming to reveal
rather to die a philofpher than live ignominiously, p. 238.
the principal parts of the antient Celtic mythology, p. 38.
as burnt sacrifices to Moloch, p. 106.
p. 74.—The principles which they established for extending their
wrote, in the early ages of the world, p. 90.
published many of the assertions of the latter which reflected upon the doctrines of Jesus Christ, to mislead mankind, although
he knew them to be false, p. 226.