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Congregationalism, by Rev. Henry M. Dexter,

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of notice from thcologians of Scotland and Engfollow in separate chapters general and explana; land when it first appeared there. The publishers tory observations of the historical and doctrinal have done a good service for ministers in this counbooks , the several epistles

, and the Revelation of try by bringing out an American edition. It preSt. John. Other topics are, biographical sketches, sents and maintains with great force of scriptural Paul's apostolic journeys, geographical descriptions argument the Calvinistic view of the atonement. of principal places mentioned, and a synchronolo- The work is more or less polemic in style through& of the principal events in sacred and profane out; and ministers and theological students who history

. There are two charts, one of St. Paul's wish to be acquainted with modern discussions of journeys and the other of the path of Jesus. The the atonement will find this book of special value. work is reverential in spirit but in no respect sectarian, and is suitable for use in any society, relig. Sermons to the Natural Man, by William G. ious or secular, where some help to a complete T. Shedd, D.D. (Scribner).-This volume contains study of the New Testament scriptures is desired. twenty discourses, three of them being in continu. It is a 16mo volume of less than 150 pages, bound ance of a theme previously treated. Dr. Shedd's in flexible muslin. We know of no other manual long career as a teacher of theology at Andover for the student of the Scriptures which is at once and Union seminaries, and his previously published 50 comprehensive in scope, valuable in material, works, have made the religious world well acquaintadmirable in arrangement, and compact in form.

ed with his system of doctrine and his power in ad. The Conservative Reformation and Its Theolo- vocating it. Some of the titles of sermons we quote, 87, by Charles P. Krauth, D.D. (Lippincott), is

as indicating very clearly the author's course of a elaborate contribution to the history of Protes- State," "God's Exhaustive Knowledge of Man,"

thought : “The Future State a Self-Conscious tantism, designed to illustrate the conservative ele.

"All Mankind Guilty, or Every Man Knows More maent in the movement, as represented by Luther,

than he Practises," "The Sinfulness of Original rather than to portray the doctrinal and practical erors of the Roman Church, bringing under a sin. Sin,", The Exercise of Mercy Optional with Ble point of view what is usually scattered through God,” “Faith

the Sole Saving Act." many different volumes, and presenting the devel The Problem of Evil, from the French of M. opment of doctrine in connection with the course Ernest Naville (Carlton & Lanahan), a fearless of historical events. In its maintenance of the and thorough discussion of the great difficulty of theology of Luther, as distinguished from that of the evangelical system--the existence of moral Calvin and Zwingli, the volume holds an independ ) evil.

The same house have published an excellent

volume upon George Whitefield, entitled “The of the most important events in recent times

. It Prince of Pulpit Orators." This book, which is illustrates the career of a man who, by the mere compiled by Rev. J. B. Wakeley, is full of anec. force of genius, elevated himself through all dote, incident, and instruction, and, like everything grades of society from lowest to highest, and for which Mr. Wakeley writes about the Methodists, is a long period may be said to have controlled the capital reading.

destinies of his country. Not only the general Culture and Religion in some of their Rela- reader, but the politician and statesman, may tions, by'J. C. Shairp (Hurd & Houghton), “isa peruse this book with profit ; and to the young i work of surpassing merit, and perfectly adapted to

is of especial value as a brilliant example of the the actual state of things in our seminaries of learn. / fruits of long-continued and patriotic effort. ing. Had the lectures been written for our own

The Life of Major John André, by the late 19 university, they could not have been better suited Winthrop Sargent, first published in 1860, now to the needs of its students. I have seldom seen reprinted by Appleton, with a portrait of the formu to so great a degree as in the tone of thought and author as well as of the unfortunate André, is a feeling in the volume, the union of profound reli- very complete collection of the incidents connected gious faith and the highest intellectual culture with the life and fate of the young officer whose from t'a mutually interdependent."-Dr. A. P. Peabody.

career was so romantic, and whose fortune has to be Papers for Home Reading, by Rev. John Hall, forever connected his name with those of great D.D. (Dodd & Mead), will be warmly welcomed men, and with great events. The book is a great by the thousands who have been delighted and in. treasury of facts and anecdotes concerning our structed by the writings and preaching of this dis whole revolutionary period, and will always have tinguished author. Its contents, which are of a

a high value for students of American history. It highly popular, and at the same time practical na

is written in a graceful and lively style, and quite ture, are characterized by the terse and pointed deserves all the praise it has ever received. style, directness of purpose, keen insight, and ready humor which are pecuniar to the writer. It

General Robert E. Lee, a memorial volume, lt will be fresh to American readers ; no part of it, prepared by the Faculty of Washington College and with the exception of a single chapter, reprinted five portraits and illustrations, selected by Mrs.

memory of their late honored president, with with acknowledgment by the “New York Led. ger,'' having appeared here in any form.

Lec. N. Y., Union Pub. Co.-This volume is

prepared under the authority and with the co BENJAMIN THOMPSON, Count OF RUMFORD, operation of the family of General Lee, and its whether as a philosopher or as a statesman, must materials are drawn wholly from original and be reckoned one of the greatest men America has authentic sources. The entire profits from the ever produced, though no one here has yet sale of this volume will be devoted to the Lee thought of erecting a monument to him. The Memorial Fund, for the erection of a Tomb and American Academy of Arts and Sciences have Monument over the remains of General Lee at published a memoir of him, and for the first time Washington College. will issue an edition of his collected works. The memoir is by the competent hand of the Rev. The Knightly Soldier, by Chaplain H. Clay Geo. E. Ellis, and forms a volume of more than Trumbull (Noyes, Holmes & Co.). New ed.-600 pages, illustrated with many engravings. President Aiken, of Union College, says of this The works will be contained in four volumes, at

book : "I know of no memoir that within the five dollars each. Notwithstanding the fact that five years since it was first given to the public has some of Rumford's published writings passed had an equal power to attract and impress young through several editions, it has been found exceed- men, And I know of none that from the comingly difficult to obtain them for the use of this bined charm and merit of its subject, its scene, edition. Of the 16th, 17th, and 18th Essays, and its admirable style, is so likely or so worthy transcripts had to be made from the only known to live in undiminished popularity for years to copies of them, in the Library of the Royal come. Society; another was copied from a volume in the British Museum ; and still others were de

Hand.Book of Anglo-Saxon and Early Eng: rived from various collections in France and lish, by Hiram Corson, M.A. (Holt & Williams)

, Germany. A large outlay has been made in this is intended as a manual for the student in tracing enterprise, and it is almost an act of patriotism the growth of the English language from the to lend it support. Subscriptions may be sent to purest existing form of the Anglo-Saxon down to the Academy (in Boston), or to the publishers, the end of the fourteenth century, when it became Messrs. Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, Phila.

essentially the same as the uninflected language of the present day.

It contains ample materials for The first volume of the Life and Times of Lord a full course of English philology, representing Brougham--written by himself—has been issued the best form of the language at different periods by the Harper Bros., in library style, and is soon by selections of considerable length, and in many to be followed by two others, which will complete cases by complete productions. In addition to the series. To read the Life of Brougham, is to the valuable selections given in the work, it fur; become acquainted with nearly everything em. nishes a glossary of Anglo-Saxon words, notices of braced in the scope of modern English politics, works represented, and several brief essays exsince he was intimately connected with public hibiting the grammatical rudiments of the lanaffairs daring a long period, covering nearly all guage.

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