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New Meeting , Birmingham , delivered a discourse on John i . 45 , 46 . After a few introductory observations on the interesting interview between Philip and Nathanael , recorded in this passage , the preacher proceeded to make the conduct of these individuals the groundwork of some judicious and pertinent remarks ou the examination and
propagation of truth . For this purpose , he considered the examples set forth in the text , as teaching , first , the right and duty of private judgment and free inquiry * ; secondly , the necessity of subduing our prejudices , in order to arrive at a just conclusion in our inquiries ; and thirdly , the best mode of diffusing the knowledge of our religious opinions . The sentimeuts expressed in this appropriate and
eloquent discourse , were forcibly directed to the supporting of the claims of the Christian Scriptures , to a fearless , candid and patient investigation , and to the recommendation of humility , forbearance and charity , in our controversies with those who differ from us , and of au enlightened , active and temperate zeal in the dissemination of the opinions which we embrace and value as the truth .
At the conclusion of the religious services , Thomas Eyre Lee , Esq ., was invited to the Chair , and the usual business of the Society was transacted . The Rev . Hugh Hutton resigned the office of Secretary , which he had held for four
The Conductors must be allowed to exercise their own discretion as to the mode of acknowledging the communications with which they may be favoured . They would never willingly give offence ; and they are surprised that any should have been taken by their Walworth Correspondent . With the personal reflections in his last note , they , as public journalists , can have no concern . Clericus Cantabrigiensis will appear in the next number ; and it will afford the Conductors pleasure to hear from him again . They hope also for a continuance of T . F . B . ' s correspondence .
A correspondent is desirous of ascertaining what are the leading features of Kant ' s System of Philosophy , and wherein ft differs from others of a similar kind . Is he aware that there is an English work on this subject ? He also wishes to learn the proper name and description of a folio Bible in his possession , from what original derived , and by whom edited : it is inscribed as follows : Biblia Latino Gallica : La Saincte Bible qui est toute Saincte Venture , cmtenant Le Fieil et Nouveau Testament , A Lyon , par Sebastian Honorati . MlDkXXV .
The author , or translator , greatly overestimates the value of the Demon of Conradsburg at Jive shillings . The manuscript will be returned to him t )« -application at the Office . The Conductors regret that owing to the length of the report of the important debate on the Unitarian Marriage Act , which they were anxious to record , they have not been able to insert an account of the extraordinary proceedings of the Synod of Ulster . They intend , however , to take up the subject in the next number .
years ; and the Rev . J . R , Wreford kindly acceded to the unanimous request of the meeting , by undertaking that office for the ensuing year . A party of subscribers and friends , to the number of thirty-three , afterwards dined together at the Swan Inn , and spent the evening in that friendly and edifying intercourse which it is one great object of such meetings to promote among brethren assembled from different places , and co-operating in one grand design of diffusing the knowledge and love of scriptural truth . H . H .
G 32 Correspondence
Button Chapel This Chapel was opened for the season on Sunday , the 29 th July . The following ministers are appointed to conduct the services which are held in the morning and evening .
July 29 . Rev . J . R . Beard , Salford . Aug . 5 . Noah Jones , 12 . Peter Wright , Stannington 19 . Samuel Parker , Stockport 26 . William Tate , Chorley . Sept . 2 . J . H . Bransby , Dudley . •*; 9 . John Gaskell , Dukinfield . 16 . James Tayler , Nottingham 23 . John James Tayler , Man Chester . 30 . Joseph Ashton , Halifax .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Aug. 2, 1827, page 632, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct1799/page/80/