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Most handsomely printed in 8vo. price 12s. bds. POPULAR LECTURES on BIBLICAL CRITICISM and INTERPRETATION : to which is added, a Vocabulary of the Symbolical Language of Scripture. By WILLIAM CARPENTER, Author of "A Popular Introdoction to the Study of the Holy Scriptures,” &c.

“Let no man, upon a weak conceit of sobriety, or an ill-applied moderation, think or maintain that a man can search too far, or be too well studied in the Book of God's Word; rather let men endeavour an endless progress or proficiency therein."-Bacon.

London : Printed for Thomas Tegs, Cheapside ; Hatchard and Son, Piecadilly; J. Nesbit, Berners Street, and of all other Booksellers.

Where also may be had, by the same Author, AN EXAMINATION of SCRIPTURE DIFFICULTIES, elucidating 700 Passages in the Old and New Testament. Price 12s. Also,

SCRIPTURE NATURAL HISTORY, with numerons Cuts. 148.

This day is published, Price One Shilling, No. I. of LECTURES on the BOOK of the REVELATION. By the Rev. EDWARD IRVING, M.A. &c. &c.

These Lectures were, in substance, preached at Edinburgh during the sittings of the last General Assembly, and they will be published in Numbers, for the greater convenience of purchasers. It is the Author's purpose to make each Lecture complete in itself, by embracing a complete subject. The order and subjects of the first six will be :

1. Name, Authority, Substance, and Sanctions of the Book.The present Number).

II. The Revelation of Jesus Christ by Names and Titles.
III. Jesus Christ as the universal Bishop and Head of the churches.

IV. as the Lamb slain, revived, received in heaven, and put into sion of the seven-sealed Book.

V. The seven-sealed Book.

VI. Jesus Christ the High Priest and Intercessor in Heaven, sending forth the seven angels with the trumpets of judgment.

If possible, the number of Lectures shall not exceed twelve, and one shall be published every month.

London : Printed for Baldwin and Cradock, Paternoster Row.

THE EVANGELICAL SPECTATOR. The Publishers of the above Work, respectfully inform the Public, that in consequence of the serious illness of the Author, they are compelled to SUSPEND the Publication for the present; they trust that the health of the Author will be restored sufficiently to enable him to resume his labours in three or four weeks.

Stationers' Court, 21 Aug. 1829. The first Volame may be obtained neatly bound in canvas, price 45. 6d. and Parts 1 to 13, price 6d. each.

London : Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis, 10, Stationers' Hall Court and Ave Maria Lane.

IN CHANCERY. PORTER and others v. CLARKE and others. Just published by Wightman and Cramp, Paternoster Row, Price 6d. The PLAINTIFF'S REPLY to the DEFENDANTS STATEMENT, called by them, “ The Case of the Baptist Church Meeting in Somerset Street, Bath."

“ He that is first in his own cause seemeth just, but his neighbour cometh, and searcheth him." Prov. xviij. 17.

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The Excellency of the Gospel.. 410

Recept Death

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Gospel Threatenings

Bible Classes

Pearce's Sermon ...

The London Baptist Building Fund 417

On the Application of the term “ Di-
vine" to Ministers
419 South Shields

Poetry .....
419 Meltham.

Newport, Monmouthshire


Ellis's Polynesian Researches ...... 420 Notices

Edmeston's Woman of Shunem, &c. .. 423

Pearson's Essays and Letters, &c.... 424 IRISH CHRONICLE
Cottle's Poems, &c.


Sargant's Life of Cranmer

Quaife's Memento for the AMlicted....


Dr. P. Smith's Apswer to " Manifesto.” 426 Calcutta

Dr. P. Smith on Interpretation ..... 427 Catwa ....
Munsford's Scripture Gazetteer ...... 427 Beerbhoom



Home Proceedings.
Mrs. Sarah Smith

St. Clement's, Norwich



History of the Baptist Charches in Nova Contributions

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NOTICEŞ TO CORRESPONDENTS. Communications have been received from Messrs. H. Richardson, J. Allison. J. Price, J. F. Browne, P. Tyler, Geo. Francies, J. Dawson, and J. G. Fuller. Also from W.G.-H. Y.-J.T. L. and ****.

Scrutator's article is under consideration.

We have received two leters during the past month, on our Roview of Phre. nology in the last two Numbers. The one is from a gentleman, who has favoured us with his name and address, and who, though a distinguished member of two Phrenological Societies, and of course a firm believer in the system we have attempted to disprove, bas the liberality to express his "admiration of the manner in which, we have treated the subject" which he is pleased to say,

every candid mind must admire.”

The other is from one who has thought proper to conceal his name under the appropriate signature of “Pro bono Publico;" but who is evidently an antiphrenologist, for. he has directed the entire force of his ipse dixit against the science, by calling it “nonsence" (this is his own orthography, clearly written), and yet he is exceedingly angry with us for having attempted to prove it such. His inquiry_" What, Sir, allow me to ask, has phrenology to do with religion, and a religions publication ?"-has been already anticipated in the apology we offered for the length of the artiele at its conclusion. To which we may add, that error, under every form, even though it assumes a philosophical guise, if it be inimical to the prirciples of divine truth, and calculated to weaken their evidence, or loosen their hold upon the pipus mind, becomes a legitimate object of attack from periodicals devoted to religious purposes. The demolition of such errors, when it falls in the course of our official duty, is a part of the service we owe to truth, not less than a direct demonstration of its doctrines. It is not to be expected, however, that every such article, in any periodical, will be suited to the taste, or level with the capacity of all its readers.

This brief explanation we think is more than is fairly due to a captious correspondent, who has attacked us under the shield of a fictitious title, whose let. ter is written in a strain of entire invective, alike regardless of the principles of Christian charity, and the laws of the English language.

“ Where men of judgment creep and feel their way,
The positive pronounce without dismay:
Where others toil with philosophic force,
Their nimble nonsense takes a shorter course ;
Flings at your head conviction in the lump,
And gains remote conclusions at a jump.”

Fen Court, Sept. 24, 1829. Subscriptions received during the month for the (Bath) Aged and Infirm Baptist

Ministers' Society.
Rev. John Jeffery, Lambeth..

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