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them: and whether Mr. Gibbon's five reasons are
sufficient to account for its success. p. 205.
emplified. p. 247.
2. The opposite character of Christ. p. 251.
3. Conclusion drawn from the contrast. p. 253.
II. The spirit of Christianity. p. 255.
1. The spirit of confessedly false religions. p. 256.
(1.) The Scandinavian theology of Odin. p. 256.
(2.) The Arabic theology of Mohammed. p. 257.
(3.) The imposture of Alexander of Pontus. p. 260,
(4.) The theologico-political system of Hindostan.
proving the unity of God or of developing his
moral attributes. p. 269.
3. The difficulties of Infidelity in regard to historical
matters of fact. p. 269.
4. The difficulties of Infidelity in regard to accomplished
prophecy. p. 270.
5. The difficulties of Infidelity in regard to the facts and
circumstances and character of the Christian Dis-
pensation. p. 270.
6. The difficulties of Infidelity in regard to the rapid
propagation of Christianity. p. 271.
7. The difficulties of Infidelity in regard to the internal
evidence of Christianity. p. 271.
II. General conclusion from the whole discussion, that the
rejection of Christianity involves a higher degree of
eredulity than the acceptance of it, and that we find it
more difficult to pronounce the Gospel an imposture
than to admit it as a revelation from heaven. p. 272.