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Farther quotations from " The Theatre of Qqd ' s Judgments" must Ut res ? ryfe < J to another Number * V £ RMICULUS ,
of Sociniamism is * there is a tnanifost and great impropriety in Socinian ministers being invited , upon any occasion whatever , u * preach to General Baptist Church , es , as by giving an indirect sanction to their principles who deny
the Lord that bought themy and lessening the distance between those who hold them and ourselves * it has a tendency to make inexperienced Christians an easier prey to that destructive system which saps the very foundation of vital piety . "
It may pu 2 * le some of you *? readers , Mr . Editor , to make out how this conference could unatiib mously agree in a decision in which they did not all agree , for we are told there were 4 * a few
neuters . " Whatever defects o composition there may be in titabove article , the uncharitableness it displays is complet e * Uni tarians are described as Soctnianfc ,
though it fe writ known ibey disavow that name a& inapplicable to them . They ate charged flriffe denying the Lord that bought them ; than which no charge Cttn be more false : their accusers we
required to prove that they deny either God or his Christ , or * t&fey must themselves fail under the charge of defamation . It is taken for granted , that Unitarianism saps
the very foundation of vkal piety ; but of this no proof has been , no proof can be produced * Tfcis self , formed ecclesiastical coast , held at Archdeacon-lane ,
Leicester , consisting of fifteen Baptist ministers , has not condescended to exhibit either arguments or proofs ? but aeeths to have thought it sufficient to publish its decision , w fei ' elk Involvei a censure on those churches which h * d invited an
Rwen 4 Instimce of Bigotry and Intolerance . WUbtachy December 6 ,
1818-Wbile Christians in general are growing in candour and liberality we have to lament the instances * f bigotry and intolerance which appear among some diminutive parties . A case of this kind oc .
chirred in June last , A respectable Unitarian minister , Mr . Hig . ginson , of Derby , had been in * vited to preach < o several General Baptist congregations , belonging 10 ^ what is called the New
Connection , on behalf of their Sunday pehools , with \ vhich invitation he cheerfully complied . This mu . tual liberality 9 it seems , alarmed some of the General Baptists * A c 6 se was presented from the
General Baptist Church at Derby , tf ^ Hie Leicestershire Conference , fceld in Archdeacon Lane , Lei . 1 ! f * t * ri June 8 , 1813 , " Asking the question , Wither it is right feir Cfetterat Baptist Churches to
invrte Socinian Ministers , on any occasion whatever , to preach in their pulpits ?** The answer to this ^ ttestion I quote from the General Baptist Repository , Vol V . p * 193 < c In answer to a case from
© erb y 9 i i" wa 6 unanimously agreed ( except a few neuters ) thai , eoniideritig how baneful the poison
Recent Instance of Bigotry and Intolerance . * $
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1814, page 33, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2436/page/33/