Orthodoxy: its truths and errors (Google eBook)

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American Unitarian Association, 1866 - History - 512 pages
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Contents

Importance of this Distinction
15
The Orthodox and Liberal Parties in New England
17
CHAPTER II
19
Orthodoxy assumed to be the Belief of the Majority
20
The Doctrine of Essentials and Nonessentials leads to Rome
22
Fallacy in this Orthodox Argument
23
The three Tendencies in the Church
26
t The Party of Works
28
The Party of Emotion in Christianity
30
The Faith Party in Religion
31
JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH
33
Error in the Orthodox Principle 85
35
Faith Knowledge Belief Opinion
37
Further Errors of Orthodox Supernaturalism Gulf between Chris
54
CHAPTER V
87
CHAPTER VI
130
Orthodox and Liberal View of Man as morally diseased or other wise
133
Sin as Disease
134
Doctrine of the Fall in Adam and Natural Depravity their Truth and Error
136
1221
141
Orthodox View of Total Depravity and Inability 141
146
Proof Texts
147
Truth in the Doctrine of Total Depravity
152
Ability and Inability
158
Orthodox Doctrine of Inability
163
Some further Features of Orthodox Theology concerning human Sinfulness
166
CHAPTER VII
174
Crisis and Development
175
Nature of the Change
176
Its Reality and Importance
177
Isitthe Work of God or of the Man himself? Orthodox Difficulty 178 6 Solved by the Distinction between Conversion and Regeneration
178
Men may be divided religiously into three Clauses not two
179
DifTerence bctween Conversion and Regeneration
181
Unsatisfactory Attitude of the Orthodox Church
182
The Essential Thing for Man is to repent and be converted that is to make it his Purpose to obey God in all Things
185
Regeneration is Gods Work in the Soul Examination of the Clas sical Passage or Conversation of Jesus with Nicodemus
189
Evidences of Regeneration
196
Reaction of Sin on the Soul
218
Different Methods of obtaining Forgiveness
220
Method in Christianity
222
Result
224
s Its History in the Church
225
Orthodox Errors at the present Time in Regard to Justification by Faith
228
Errors of Liberal Christians
231
CHAPTER X
235
Great Importance attributed to this Doctrine
237
Stress laid on the Death of Jcens in the Scripture
238
Difficulty in interpreting these Scripture Passages
239
Theological Theories based on the Figurative Language of the New Testament
240
The three principal Views of the Atonement warlike legal and governmental
242
Impression made by Christs Death on the Minds of his Disciples First Theory on the Subject in the Epistle to the Hebrews
243
Value of Suffering as a Means of Education
245
How the Death of Jesus brings Men to God
247
This Law of Vicarious Suffering universal
251
This Law illustrated from History in the Death of Socrates Joan of Arc Savonarola and Abraham Lincoln
254
Dr Bushnclls View of the Atonement
259
Results of this Discussion 200
260
CHAPTER XI
266
Scripture Basis for this Doctrine
269
Relation of the Divine Decree to Human Freedom
271
History of the Doctrine of Election and Predestination
272
Election is to Work and Opportunity here not to Heaven hereafter How Jacob was elected and how the Jews were a Chosen Peo
276
Other Illustrations of Individual Calling and Election
282
Resurrection and its real Meaning as a Rising up and not a Rising
304
Resurrection of the Body as taught in the New Testament not
315
ple 270
317
CHAPTER XIII
324
Coming of Christ in Human History at different Times
333
How Christ is and how be is not to judge the World 838
343
after
352
The Doctrine of Universal Restoration
386
CHAPTER XVI
423
Final Result 360
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Page 132 - The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
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