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Religions Pagan, not interfering with each other, v. 42
Religion revealed, its internal and external evidence

the necessary qualifications for treating of them, 1. 195
only able to enforce the sanction of reward

i. 216
condition of man under it, enquired into
- the three systems of

vi. 265
Religion, toleration of, motives for toleration
--- danger of enforcing conformity

the sense in which it was understood by the Pagan

Religious truth, enquiry into what it is

vi. 218
Religious war, one in ancient Egypt, and the occasion of

ii. 306
Repentance, the nature and efficacy of, considered, vi. 307
Resurrection, allegorized by the Greek philosophers, iii. 197
Revelation, particular objections against, answered

some one embraced by all mankind
- natural inferences from this general propensity, iv. 70

the use and necessity of it
Revelations Pagan, one circumstance common to all, iy. 75
--- attributed by the primitive fathers to the devil ibid.
Revoard, the sanction of, explained

i. 210
-- to be enforced only by religion

i. 216
Rhen, observations on the fable of
Rhetoric, use of disallowed at the court of Areopagus, i. 149
Riddles, propounded by the Hebrew Sages, as mutual trials
of sagacity

iv. 168
Ridicule, the "favourite figure of speech among Free-

- Shaftesbury's justification of, examined
not the test of truth

i. 158
how far it may be safely made use of
the defence of, by Dr. Akenside, examined

i, 181
not the test of truth

i. 183
detector of error

i. 186
Rites, legal and patriarchal, not to be confounded, iv. 302
Ritual law, of the Jews, made in reference to the Egyptian

this no objection to the divinity of it
characterized in Ezekiel

Romans, to what their ruin was owing

i. 288
their law respecting tolerated religions
excellence of their constitution
their fear of the gods

their regard for an oath

their use of sacrifice at concluding treaties of peace, vi. 277.
Rome, Christian, whether its superstitions borrowed from the
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Rose, what the emblem of among the ancients
-origin of the proverb, “ under the rose,

Runic alphabet, when and why changed for the Roman, iv. 163
Rutherforth, Dr. his notion of the etlect the withdrawing the

sanctions of tlie Jewish law had on the obligatory force

of that law, examined
his notions of the temporal sanctions of the Jewish law

being continued under the Gospel, examined - v. 148
- his notions of inefficacy of action without speech, ex-

vi. 167

Sabbath, a positive institution

the Jews breach of by circumcision considered, iv. 441
- its origin
Sacred bund of Thebans, Plutarch's remarks on the death

Sacrifice, origin and nature of, explained

made use of by the Romans at the ratification of

Mosaic examined
the origin and progress of human

vi. 285
of Christ on the cross, considered
the admission of it into the Mosaic ritual considered, vi,283

feast upon the Sacrifice, a type of the Lord's Supper, vi. 292
Sacrifices, human, the command to Abraham to offer up bis

sun Isaac vindicated from the objection of giving a
divine sanction to

vi. 30. 36
their origin enquired into

vi. 285
Bryant's opinion of their origin, exploded
Voltaire's opinion confuted
the commaüd that nane dezoted shall be redeemed,exa-

vi. 362
Sages, ancient, unanimous in thinking the doctrine of a

future state of rewards and punishinents necessary to the

well being of society
did not believe in a future state
held it'lawful for the public gool, to say one thing
when they thought another -

iii. 16
Sallust, his opinion of the disine nature -
Samuel, his conduct iu establishing the regal form of govern-
ment in Judea

V. 87
Sanchoniatho, arguments proving that this is the history nar-

rated in the Eleusinian unysteries
extract from his history.--
Sanhedrim, wby instituted
- when established
the motives of Jesus Christ's evasive reply to their inter-
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Satan, reflections on his character as represented by Job, v. 353
Saul, the phrase of his being among the prophets, ex-

iv. 310

Savages, American, why averse to the arts of civil so-

Scarron, his artifice in ridiculing the sentiment of Sulpi-

Scenical representations, in what respect without moral im-

Scepticism, characterized
Sceptre of Judah, the common notions of that phrase, exa-

v. 99
true sense of, pointed out

v. 113
Scriptures sacred, a summary view of their contents, v. 175
general rule for the interpretation of -

v. 382
three points recommended to the attention of commenta-

V. 413
much abused in the search after truth
Self-love, the operation of in mankind, traced

i, 260
Sempiternus, the true import of that word ascertained, iii, 180
Seneca, his consolation against the fear of death

iii. 104
accused by St. Austin of duplicity

iii. 361
Serpent, in the fall of man, the true meaning of ascer-

how the sentence passed on it, is to be understood, v. 386
Serpent, crooked, in Job and Isaiah, the meaning of ex-

v. 359
Sesostris, account of, from Diodorus Siculus

iv. 89
and Osiris, arguments against the identity of, in oppo-
sition to Sir Isaac Newton

iv. 218
and Osiris distinguished -

iv. 226-233

iv. 226
divides Egypt by transverse canals

bis motives for
Shaftesbury, Lord, remarks on his character

i. 163
his unfair treatment of Mr. Locke

Sherlock, Bishop, his notion of the tribal sceplre of Judah,

V. 102
Shuckford, Dr. his remarks on the ancient ritual law, exa-

iv. 335. 439
Sibyl, how that character in the Æneis to be under-

v. 161


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Signs, memorable instance of divine instruction communicated

by, in the case of Abraham
Silenus, whence Ovid derived his idea of
Sleeping scheme, the principles of, examined

v. 198
Society, civil, the first invention of, and the motives to, i. 205
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Society, civil, unable to enforce the sanction of reward, i. 210
- which is only to be supplied by religion

i. 216
- mutual stipulations between magistrate and people on

entering into
the purpose of its institution

ji. 267
the extent of its care

invented for intractable spirits
Society, religious, the end of its institution

ii. 269
- sovereign and independent on the civil

- not possessed of any civil coactive power
- the object of its care

ii. 271
Socinians, examination of their opinion concerning the death

of Christ
Socrates, review of the dispute between him and Aristo-

why he declined initiation into the mysteries
- remarks on the latter part of his conduct
the first who called off philosophy from the contemplation

of nature to morals
the only Greek philosopher who really believed a future

state of rewards and punishments -
the method of his philosophy
note on the effect of the poison
Socratic method of disputing, what so called
Solomon, alludes to the mysteries in the book of Ecclesiasticus,

chap. iv. ver. 17, 18
his violations of the Mosaic law remarked

iv. 262
- bis prayer at the dedication of the Temple illustrative of

the particular providence over the Jewish nation, v. 135
- in his prayer at the dedication of the Temple, requests

only a continuance of temporal rewards and punish-

v. 159
how perverted to idolatry
Solomon's Song, a representation of Christ's union and mar-

riage with the church -
Sophists, Greek, some account of

iii. 53
Soul, the several senses in which the ancients conceived the

permanency of it
its future existence in a stale of rewards and punishments

taught, but disbelieved by the philosophers, iii. 15
Cicero's idea of
- an enquiry into our conceptions of

iii. 148
three species of, admitted by the ancients -
opinions of various philosophers

jii. 168
the opinions of the philosophiers on the immortality

iii. 383
- the sentiments of the Jews concerning, under the

v. 196
- examination of the notion of the sleep of

v. 198

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jii. 318

Soul, the mention of its future existence by Moses, and by
following writers, to be distinguished

v. 290
- immaterial, common to the whole animal creation, v. 384
living, in what sense to be understood as used in the his-
of the creation of man

v. 385
enquiry into the nature of
- different opinions on the -
Speech, the origin and history of

the early acquisition of, by Adam and Eve
Spencer, an examination of the argument of his treatise,

De Theocratia Judaica
examination of Sykes's defence of his argument, v. 252
Spinozists, their opinion of the human soul
Spiritual courts, the end and use of
State, its inducements to seek an alliance with the

what it communicates to the Church
what it receives from the Church

its conduct where it includes more than one religion, ii. 287
Statues, the first rise of worshipping, in huinan form, iv. 236
Stebbing, Dr. an examination of his objection to the argu-

ment of the Divine Legation of Moses -
his arguments of Moses's Divine Legation, equally apppli-
cable to Mahomet

V. 155
his exposition of Levit. xviii, 5, examined

V. 400
an examination of his Considerations on the command to
Abraham to offer


Isaac - vi. 24. 155. 162, 163.
171, 172, 173. 178. 181. 187. 192. 194. 197, 198.
Stilling fleet, his opinion of the Egyptian hieroglyphics, iv. 147
Stoics, their practice contrary to their principles

their notions of death
--- their opinions of the soul

iii. 166
Stoical renovation, what
Strabo, his opinion concerning the institution of the mys-

- his opinion as to the necessary religious doctrines by

which to govern and restrain the multitude
- his account of the Mosaic doctrine of the Deity, iii. 171
Stratonicean, whether the principles of, capable of dis-

tinguishing the moral difference between virtue and

j. 267
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Suicide, why consigned by Virgil to purgatory

ii. 126
- condemned in the Eleusinian mysteries, and by Vir-

ii. 166
authors who have written against it
Sulpicius, his reflections on the sight of Grecian ruins, i. 153
Sun, the various names under which it was worshipped, iii. 284
Superstition, in ancient history accounted for -
whence derived, and the cure of it.

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