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INDEX

TO THE

EIGHTH VOLUME

OF THE

QUARTERLY CHRISTIAN SPECTATOR.

ABOLITIONISTS, errors of, 114.
Adam, meaning of the word, 314, 315.
A few thoughts by a member of the Bar, 670.
Andrews, Prof., on slavery, 160–170.
Apostle, its meaning, 312
Arts, in great perfection in ancient Egypt, 349.
Atonement, its import in Hebrew, (cofer,) 316.
Authority and relation of the bible to inankind, always the same, 519–528.

Bakewell, Frederick C., Natural evidence of a future life, 556–577.
Bedell, Rev. Gregory T., D. D., Memoir of, 578_591 : Birth and early life, 678,

679: character at first as a preacher, 581 : success at Fayetteville, 582: setile-
ment and labors in Philadelphia, 582-584, 508: character as a pastor, 585, as

preacher. 587: death at Baliimore, 590.
Beecher, Catherine E., Letters on the difficulties of Religion, 671.
Beecher, Rev. Lyman D.D., on Colleges, 389: eloquent extracts from, 410,411.
Bible, in its authority and relation to mankind, always the same, 519–528. Proof,

521-525. Reflections, 525-528.
Brigham, Amarialı, M. 'D., Observations on the Influence of Religion on the

health and physical welfare of mankind, 51 : disciple of Spurzheim, 56 : self

professed inalice and self confidence, 57.
Brougham, Lord, - Natural Theology, 177--205.
Channing, William E.,—Present state of the slavery question, 112.
Characteristics of our Lord's ministry, 411-439 : difficulties of the subject, 412:

principles of his teaching, 416; manner, 422 ; simplicity, 423 ; illustration,
424; directness, 426 ; addressed to common sense, 428; aimed at conscience,
429 ; dignified confidence, 430; enforced by the sanctions of eternity, 431 ;
fearless, 432; consoling, 433 : His history as a Teacher should be studied,
434 ; defects of religious teachers, 435: most effective manner of teaching die

vine truth, 436; reasons of little success, 437.
Cherubim of the sacred scriptures, 368--388 : different forms ; Gen. ii, 24. 368 ;

Exodus, xxvi, 1, 31. 369 ; employed in the ark of the covenant, 370; Ezekiel's
descriptions, i, 1. 371 ;--form, 'movement, and attendants, &c., 374.-377;
whole appearance, 378; Rev. iv, 6.-11; other passages; King of Tyre so
represented, Ezek. xxviii, 14, 381 ; analyzed, 382--383; traditions, 384; ori.
gin; results of the investigation, 386--388.
Christianity, part of the common law of England, proved, 13--22; common law

has been progressive, 15; conversion of Britons before the Saxon conquest,
17; crimes against the christian religion punished by common law before

1455, 19.
Christian intercourse,difficulty of regulating without destroying it, 296; im.

portance of the subject should be clearly stated, 299; considerations due to
earthly and providential distinctions, 301 ; parties of pleasure, 306 ; injury
done io religion, 307.

try, 503.

Church and State legislation in Connecticut while a colony, 493.-497; as a

State, 499.
Classical studies, importance of, 397.
Colleges, why needed, 389--392: advantages, 393 : reform in considered, 394 :

proper constitution and government, 407, 408: to what extent should they be

multiplied, 409.
Colton, Rev. Calvin,-Thoughts on the Religious state of the country, 488--504 ;

a distinguished man in his own eyes,-his book a sort of Biographia Theolo-
gico-literaria, 488; psycological process of his conversion to Episcopacy, 489;
compared and contrasted with Mr. Connelly, 491 ; gross blunder as to the ec-
clesiastical history of Connecticut corrected, 492: his reasons for Episcopacy

considered, 591--617; extract from his work on American Revivals, 601, 602.
Connection between Egyptian and Jewish History, 337--353: materials for the

early history of Egypt, 339; dynasties reconciled, 340 ; Egyptian cycle, 341 ·
confirmation of scripture in Egyptian antiquities, 342; Exodus, time of, 344 ;
Pithom, is it the name of a man or city ? 366 ; reference to Judah in Hiero-

glyphics, 380.
Connelly, Pierce, on the religious state of the country,—his conversion from

Episcopacy to the Roman Catholic faith, 491; bis lamentations over the coun-
Correspondence, 672.
Dangers of our country, 505.-519; from general agitation, 506 ; from intolerance,

508; political party-spirit, 510; disregard and violation of the sabbath, 512;

papacy, 515 ; infidelity and atheism, &c., 519.
Dew, Prof., his defense of slavery noticed, 119.
Divine Government, illustrations of, T. Southwood Smith, reviewed, 80--112;

based on the doctrine, that sin is the necessary means of the greatest good,
8l; theory of providence, 82; of free agency, 83; justice, 84 ; annihilates
distinction between right and wrong, 85: excludes all sense of guilt or re-
morse, 86 : subverts the very foundations of moral government, 87: theory of
moral evil, extracts, 90, 91 ; baseless, 92; how does God purpose sin, 94;
another view, 99 ; its advantages, includes a plan, 100; harmonizes with di-

vine attributes, 101 ; other objections to Dr. Smith's view, 109--112.
Education, what ought to be included in a liberal one, 394.

domestic, John Hall, Esq., on, 43--57; wrong estimate of earliest char-
acter of children by parents, 45 ; personal neglect of government of children,

46; disclosures of their faults, 47; choice of schools, 48.
Education too often solely for this world, 48.

parents form too low views of it, 49.
physical, leading principles respecting it, 404.

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practical, mistakes in corrected, 401.
Eloquence, its origin, 411; its nature, 410.
Episcopacy ,-Calvin Colton's Reasons for ; faults of Presbyterianism, system of

church judicatories, 591--593 ; loss of pastoral influence, 595--597 ; excessivo
amount of labor, 597; mode of admission, 598; mutual watch' and care,
602--606 : bis answers to objections against, 606 : arguments for, its advantages,

607--609, 612--614: objections, 614--617.
Essay writing, remarks on, and on the English essay, 529 : utility and advant-

ages, 531, 540; a difficult species of composition, 541.
Eternity, meaning of the term, (aion in Greek,) 317.
Etymologies and criticism by Noah Webster, LL. D., 311.
Ezekiel, i. 1: xxvii. 14, description of cherubim, 371, 379.
Gen. iii. 24 ; description of the cherubim, 368.
Goodrich, Rev. Elizur, D. D..-document of much interest prepared for General

Convention at Stamford, 498, 499.

Harris, Rev. John, author of the Great Teacher,--bold and fervid writer, 413,
Hall, John, Esq., on the education of children, 43.
Haste, in the preparation of books, to be deprecated, 293.
Health, injurious effects of popular works on, 439.-455 : on the mind, 443: vis.

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