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ORIGINAL SIN, GRACE, REGENERATION, JUSTIFICATION, AND UNIVERSAL REDEMPTION,
AND THE PECULIAR TENETS
MAINTAINED BY CALVIN UPON THOSE POINTS
ARE PROVED TO BE CONTRARY
TO THE WRITINGS OF THE ANTIENT FATHERS
AND TO THE PUBLIC FORMULARIES OF THE
GEORGE TOMLINE, D. D. F. R. S.
LORD BISHOP OF LINCOLN,
THE SEVENTH EDITION.
PRINTED FOR T. CADELL AND W. DAVIES, STRAND.
'HE design of the following Work, is, to refute the peculiar Doctrines of the system of Theology which was maintained by Calvin. The first four Chapters contain a discussion of all the peculiar Doctrines of that system, with an attempt to prove that they are contrary to Scripture, and to the Public Formularies of our Established Church. My object has been to treat these abstruse subjects in an intelligible manner, without perplexing my Readers with metaphysical subtleties, or fatiguing them by tedious detail; and to give a plain interpretation of those texts of the Old and New Testaments, which have been brought forward both by the supporters and opponents of Calvinism, and which are generally considered to be among the most difficult passages of the Sacred Volume. The language of our own Church is in general so perspicuous and decided, that in appealing to its Authority very little explanation has been found nesessary, except