a general view of the doctrine of regeneration in baptism

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Introduction, containing some remarks on the Advantage of adhering, as much as possible, to the strict Usage of Words in Theological Controversies and Inquiries 1 CHAPTER II. A View of the Doctrine of Regeneration maintained by the Fathers and ancient Christians 13 CHAPTER III. On what Principles the inward and spiritual Grace of Baptism, and the Change of Condition which it implies, have been called Regeneration 24 CHAPTER IV. An Inquiry into the Scriptural Authority on which this Doctrine of Regeneration in Baptism is grounded 29 CHAPTER V. A Review of the principal Objections which have been taken to this Doctrine from Passages of Scripture 63 CHAPTER VI. A View of the Doctrine of Regeneration taught by the Church of England 81 CHAPTER VII. A View of the Attempts which have been made to invalidate the Line of Argument pursued in the last Chapter 97 CHAPTER VIII. The Theory of Regeneration in Baptism considered 115 CHAPTER IX. An Account of the principal Changes which have taken place in the Doctrine of Regeneration, and in the Use of the Word . .139 CHAPTER X. An Examination of the Calvinistic Theory of Regeneration . . .176 CHAPTER XL A Review of some Difficulties with which the Theory of Regeneration, examined in the preceding Chapter, is encumbered, and of some Consequences which it involves 206 CHAPTER XII. Conclusion—containing some Remarks on the Harmony of the Doctrine of Regeneration in Baptism with the Drift and Principles and Moral Evidences of revealed Religion 221 APPENDIX, containing Remarks on Mr. Faber's Primitive Doctrine of Regeneration 239 Notes 299 chapter{Section 4GENERAL VIEW, ERRATA. Page 112, line 29, read sufficient inwardly — 250 — last, — c. 6...
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