The Resource Sermons, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, D. D., president of the College of New Jersey ; corrected and revised by the author, (electronic resource)

Sermons, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, D. D., president of the College of New Jersey ; corrected and revised by the author, (electronic resource)

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Sermons
Title
Sermons
Statement of responsibility
by Samuel Stanhope Smith, D. D., president of the College of New Jersey ; corrected and revised by the author
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the greater part of these discourses I have adopted the ordinary mode of division. In that on Death, however, I have followed the idea of the celebrated Archbishop of Cambray in his dialogues on eloquence, in which he recommends to a preacher to take some single truth, some simple principle of religion, as the subject of discourse; and, in the illustration, to observe a real but concealed order, not laid down in distinct propositions, nor marked by numerical characters. Some readers would have been better pleased with profound theological discussions, and with more copious arguments and illustrations drawn from the sacred scriptures. I have chosen, however, to adapt myself to a much larger class who can hardly be induced to read writings of the kind I have just mentioned; and I have endeavored to gain an access to their hearts for the solid and substantial truths of religion by displaying them in a manner that, if it does not gratify, will, at least, not offend their taste. Readers of every class will find in them many remarks drawn from the philosophy of human nature, mingled along with the illustrations of divine truth"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
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DcWaAPA
Citation location within source
36322
Citation source
Evans
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1750-1819
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Smith, Samuel Stanhope
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX9178.S65
LC item number
S4 1799
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Presbyterian Church
  • Sermons, American
  • Protestantism
  • Sermons
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Sermons, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, D. D., president of the College of New Jersey ; corrected and revised by the author, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • "Copy right secured according to an act of Congress."
  • Contents: p. [ix-x]; A list of errors: p. [438]
Dimensions
21 cm. (8vo)
Extent
viii, [2], 437, [3] p. (final leaf blank)
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DcWaAPA)apa04948917
Label
Sermons, by Samuel Stanhope Smith, D. D., president of the College of New Jersey ; corrected and revised by the author, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • "Copy right secured according to an act of Congress."
  • Contents: p. [ix-x]; A list of errors: p. [438]
Dimensions
21 cm. (8vo)
Extent
viii, [2], 437, [3] p. (final leaf blank)
Form of item
electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DcWaAPA)apa04948917

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