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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 . . . . . . . . . . 60
CHAPTER VII. The Testimonies of Gregory of Neocæsarea; of Dionysius of Alexandria; of his private Opinion; the Testimonies of other Writers in the same Century; of Eusebius, and of the Writers in his Time, and after him; of the Reception of the Apocalypse at the Reformation ...... 70
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 answered ... . i . . . . . . . . . . 89
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 fire 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 . . . . 107