Essays on the following subjects: I. On the reality and evidence of miracles, especially those on which the Jewish and Christian Religion are built: And on those which were wrought by Moses in Egypt: And why stiled by God his Judgments on the Egyptian Deities. Exod. xii. 12. II. On the extraordinary Adventure of Balaam, the famed Eastern Prophet and Diviner. Num. xxii. & seq. III. On the surprising March, and signal Victory, gained by Joshua over Jabin King of Hazor, and his numberless Confederates. Jesh. x. IV. On the religious War of the Israelitish Tribes against that of Benjamin, and the almost total Destruction of that impious Tribe. Jud. xviii. & seq. V. On the amazing speedy Relief which Saul, the newly chosen King of Israel, brought to the besieged Inhabitants of Jabesh-Gilead; and the signal Overthrow which he gave to the Ammonites, and their Confederates. 1 Sam. xi. Wherein The most considerable Objections raised against each respective Subject, are fully answered; the Difficulties removed; and each of these remarkable Transactions accounted for, in a rational Way. Written some years since, at the Desire, and for the Use, of a young Clergyman in the Country. By an obscure layman in town: And now published, on occasion of some late Attempts made to disprove the Probability, and even Possibility, of all Miracles; particularly, by a pretended Moral Philosopher; and more lately, by an Essay-Writer on some philosophical Subjects

Main Author: Psalmanazar, George
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for A. Millar, in the Strand 1753, M.DCC.LIII. [1753]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T66512. - Layman = G. Psalmanazar.- A variant exists with the imprint date in a larger size of typeface and the author statement "by a layman in town. - Reproduction of original from British Library
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