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Anderson's Discourse, occasioned by the death of the Rev. W. Carey, D.D., of
Serampore . 29
Philip's Manly Piety in its Principles .... ... 188
Manly Piety in its Spirit • . . . ib.
Manly Piety in its Realizations ....... ib.
Pinkerton's (Dr.) Russia; or Miscellaneous Observations on the Past and Pre-
Proposals for a Reformation of the Church of England .... 223
Psalmist, The, or Select Versions of the Psalms from various Authors . . 399
Quarterly Review, No. CIV. 241
Reed's (Dr.) and Dr. Matheson's Narrative of the Visit to the American
Roberts's Oriental Illustrations of the Sacred Scriptures .... 361
Tenth Memoir respecting the Translations of the Sacred Scriptures into the
Oriental Languages. By the Serampore Brethren ..... 29
University of London. Address from the Senate to the Council, on the applica-
For JANUARY, 1835.
Art. I. Fanaticism. By the Author of " Natural History of Enthusiasm." 8vo. pp. 515. London, 1833.
'E have so long delayed our notice of this volume, that another portion of the series embraced by the Author's original plan is already advertised as forthcoming, under the title of " Spiritual Despotism." More than twelve years ago, the Preface to the volume before us states, the Author projected a work which should at one view exhibit the several principal forms of spurious or corrupted religion. The "Natural History of Enthusiasm" was put forth as a sort of experiment and sample. Emboldened to proceed, he almost immediately entered upon the closely connected subject here treated of; and, as he extended his ' researches concerning the rise and progress of the fatal errors 'that have obscured our holy religion,' his wish to achieve his purpose was strengthened, as his plan assumed a more definite shape, and the field opened before him. "Fanaticism" was to have been followed by " Superstition." For some reason or other, this is postponed to "Spiritual Despotism," the subject of the next volume; and " Corruption of Morals" and "Scepticism" are announced as the title of two succeeding ones, which will be required to complete the projected series.
It must be confessed, that this will form a very large demand upon public attention on the part of an individual Writer; for, although a much larger quantity of writing within a given time is being poured forth by the pens of gentlemen of the press, in the columns of newspapers and the pages of periodical Numbers, so that the entire works, political and critical, of more than one popular writer of the day, would rival in bulk and quantity the numerous folios of the 'painful' authors of other times; yet, those of us who are obliged to be constantly ministering to the
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