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" So that, upon the whole, we may conclude that the Christian Religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity... "
The Rosicrucians, their rites and mysteries, with chapters on the ancient ... - Page 137
by Hargrave Jennings - 1870
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The posthumous works ...

Isaac Watts, David Jennings, Philip Doddridge - History - 1754 - 336 pages
...believes the truth of Christianity," says Mr. Hume at the close of his celebrated Essay upon Miracles, "is conscious of a continued miracle in his own person,...subverts all the principles of his understanding, and gives him a determination to believe what is most contrary to reason and experience." Your Lordship...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

David Hume - Philosophy - 1758 - 539 pages
...even at this day cannot be believed by any reafonable perfon without one. Mere reafon is infufficient to convince us of its veracity : And whoever is moved by Faith to afient to it is confcious of a continued miracle in his own perfon, which fubverts all the principles...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 3

David Hume - 1760
...even at this day cannot be believed fcy any reafonablc perfon without one. Mere reafon is inefficient to convince us of its veracity : And -whoever is moved by Faith to aflcnt to it is confcious of a continued miracle in his own perfon, which fubvtrts all the principles...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - Literary Collections - 1788
...miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reafonable perfon without one. Mere reafon is insufficient to convince us of its veracity : And whoever is moved by Faith to aflent to it, is confcious of a continued miracle in his own perfon, whick Subverts all the principles...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 24

James Boswell - English literature - 1762
...at this day, carmot be believed by any reafonable perfrn without one. Mere reafon is inlutfidefeit to convince us of its veracity; and whoever is moved by faith to allent to it," that it, whoever by believing is induced to believe it, " is confcious of a continued...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan, Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - Natural theology - 1794
...religions, amounts to an entire annihilation. Nay, whoever by faith is moved to assent to a miracle, is conscious of a continued miracle in his own person,...subverts all the principles of his understanding, and gives him a determination to believe whatever is most con-r trary to custom and experience." Thus...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 14, Issue 1

Religion - 1815
...these misdemeanors to observe ; "Our most holy religion is matter of faith, not of reason : and he who is moved by faith to assent to it, is conscious of...continued miracle in his own person, which subverts the first principles of his understanding, and teaches him to believe what is most contrary to reason...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1804
...miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity: And...assent to it, is conscious of a continued miracle in bis own person, which subverts all the principles of his understanding, and gives him a determination...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell, David Hume - Miracles - 1807 - 240 pages
...miracles, " but even, at this day, cannot be believed " by any reasonable person without one. " Mere reason is insufficient to convince us " of its veracity ; and whoever is moved by " faith to assent to it ;" that is, whoever by his belief is induced to believe it, " is conscious " of a continued miracle...
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Lectures on Ecclesiastical History

George Campbell - Church history - 1807 - 503 pages
...but " even, at this day, cannoc be believed by any reasonable per, 11 son without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince '' us of its veracity ; and whoever is moved by faith to assent " to it ;" that is, whoever by his belief is induced to believe it, *' is conscious of a continued miracle...
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