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is agitated, and whose urgency is continually incre intended for the perusal and study of clergymen and laymen all who take an interest in religious knowledge and progress the recognition and investigation of Christian truth, as an spiritual wealth, which will continue to afford new treasure generation of thinkers and workers. In its varied range completeness and thoroughness of its scheme, the ANDO found to supply a desideratum in Christian literature. Whil with current religious debates find ample expression, it is no Review to sound a war-note; nor will it contain anything feelings or provoke the displeasure of thoughtful readers is religious world. The peof this Magazine will not be fill but provision will be

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ne theological purpose of the Review is explained by Professor E. C. Smyth, the Editors, in the article with which the work opens :

" Let us learn to live ng to Christianity.' . These memorable words define the theological as the ethical and practical purpose of this Review. They connect theology ė. They point out the path up to unity of religious belief. They suggest d and indicate the method of a Christian construction of Christian doctrine. learn to think according to Christianity... The true theologian is not e collector and classifier of proof-texts, but a reproducer of the divine iny. Truth thus received and wrought out is not simply something above

reason and conscience, but something friendly to the soul, commending esting itself in life and conduct. Human consciousness attains its normal and recovers its line of constitutional development just in proportion as it inely Christian. The highest ultimate aim of the philosopher, as well as of ologian, will be to think according to Christianity.” 'eligiously, the Review will have to do with the Church and its work at home broad—its educational functions, its charities and their administration-its 1 life, its worship, and instruction. Ability, variety, learning, and breadth be the features in this as in the other departments; the endeavour to bring ship, zeal, thoroughness, and candour to the vindication of Christian truth. ticles by Dr. Brastow, "On the Christian Conception of Providence;" by ent Buckham, “On Lay Theology;" by Professor George Harris, on “ The ne of Sacred Scripture," and Dr. Washington Gladden's paper on “Chrisand Estheticism” (showing how in all ages the best work has been done in arts by men who fed their strength at the highest sources, and how love of y, love of humanity, love of truth, love of God, furnished inspiration for ırt), and Dr. Parkhurst's “Bible Study: The Unjust Steward,"?— will give ce of the variety and scope of the Review in this direction. heological and religious intelligence from various countries, some of it from s not easily accessible, is found in such articles as : “ The Churches of the nots, and the Religious Condition of France,” by Dr. Augustus F. Beard ; sor Francis Brown's Notes from the Oriental Congress at Leiden;" Professor

E. Moore's paper on “Students' Missionary Societies in America and .ny,” the Editorial article on “El Mahdi and the Sûdân,” &c. 'eviews of Books and of periodical literature, archæological and geographical

London : WARD, LOOK & Co., Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.O.

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