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For , as the language , symbols , and predictions , thus interpreted by the
assistance of Scripture , were to be applied afterwards to historical facts , a
preliminary question seemed to occur ; -to what kind of history are they to be
A third controlling principle seemed also requisite , arising from a consideration
of the nature and kind of that kingdom , which bad thus appeared to be the grand
object of the propbecies . It is a kingdom , not temporal , but spiritual ; “ not a ...
... its external evidence with that kind of prejudice , which is visible in the writings
of this learned divine . But , in our examination of the external evidence , we
ought , so far as human infirmity may permit , to be free from any partiality ; and to
The writers , who have presented us with the two kinds of evidence , have not
kept them apart . When they treat , for instance , of the external evidence adduced
by Dionysius of Alexandria ; when they state how far it appears , from his writings
But we are now engaged in a previous question , which must be determined
before we can judge of the main object of inquiry . And in deterinining the several
steps of this previous question , it is necessary to adduce both kinds of evidence .
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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