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The Testimony of Irenæus and of other Fathers
CHAPTER V. The Evidence against the Apocalypse during its first Century; the rejection of it by Marcion, and by the Alogi; their Objections, so far as they relate to external Evidence, examined
CHAPTER VI. The Testimonies of Hippolytus and of Origen ; the Objections of Caius, and of Dionysius of Alerandria, and of others preceding him. Animadversions on the Conclusions of Michaelis, respecting this Evidence
CHAPTER VIII. The internal Evidence respecting the Apocalypse; from the Completion of its Prophecies; from its Correspondence in point of Doctrine and of Imagery with other Books of Divine Authority : Objections of Michaelis answered. True character of the Beauty and Sublimity in this Book ; Argument thence derived; Comparison of the Apocalypse with other Writings of the same Age, Hermas and the Second Book of Esdras. Objection arising from the Obscurity of the Book anstvered
PAGE Of the internal Evidence respecting the Question, whether the Apocalypse was written by St. John. Dr. Lardner's Opinion; Opinions of others. Arguments of Dionysius of Alexandria, under five Heads ; Answers thereto, and to the Objections of Michaelis. Enquiry whether John the Evangelist, and John the Divine, were by the Ancients accounted the same Person. Evidence, from a Passage in the Book, that it was written by St. John. Recapitulation and Conclusion .