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as unfavourable to its progress : and it may , in time , spur on some of the more fcealous of the community , who take umbrage at this junction of Unitarians and Trinitarians , to the attemptingsomethiuec similar themselves . If Mr . Fox , Mr . Wright , or Mr .
Aspland , are inclined to venture into Iceland , where , in one district , the parish of Hof , containing 4 OO souls , but one person is to be found above six years old unable to read the Scriptures , and where , by the bve , till a Caivinistic
Missionary , Mr . Henderson , * went amongst them , very few copies of the Scriptures were to be found ; I shall be very happy to subscribe to this mission rather than to one undertaken
by Calvinists . Till then , I am doubtful whether we ought to be contented with doing nothing * towards promoting the circulation of the Scriptures in foreign parts , even although we are obliged to make Calvinists the instruments of our bounty . In no point are Unitarians more open to attack than in their indifference , or at least , want
of activity , in spreading the blessings of the gospel among those who now " sit in darkness . " They have only arguments with which to answer those who contend that there is nothitig in Unitarian ism calculated to turn the
idolater from his errors : they have no fa cts to pfbduce . Let them take a Calvinist to a Unitarian colony , where , in the midst of heathen superstition , this Christianity has been planted with good effect ; and more , a thousand times more effect will be
produced than can be gained by oui pulpit warfare at home . T .
indistinct notices at the aerat of the Reformation , to the fuller narrative * of modern times . " That I may , however , attempt something more than complaint , I offer the following communications , hoping you will receive such from a variety of quarters . I begin with writers against the Anti-Trinitarians , whose names
have occurred , on looking over the first volume of Wood ' s Athente Oxanienses , Ed . 1691 , for a more general purpose . No . 142 , p . 105 . " Bartholomew Traheron , Library-keeper to Edw . VI .
who conferred the deanery of Chichester on him , about 1551 . Whea Q- Mary came to the crown , he went into Germany—continued there till her death ; and then returning , was restored to what he had lost .
Among many things , he wrote " Exposition of a Part of St . John ' s Gospel , made in sundry Readings in the English Congregation , against the Avians . Printed the second time in 1558 . 8 vo . The readings were ten , and they were performed in the English congregation beyond the sea / ' B . Traheron was living in 1562 .
No . 152 , p . 115 . " John Pullayne , a Yorkshireman born , was educated in New Co lege . When Q . Mary came to the crown , he wan forced beyond the seas to Geneva , but returned when Q . Elizabeth was in the regal throne , and had the Archdeaconry of Colchester bestowed on him . He hath
written , " Tract against the Ariaros ; ' and translated into English verse "TheEc * clesiastes of Solomon j" ** History of Susannah ; " " History of Judith $ " " History of Hester } " * " Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs / ' He died ill
1565 , No . 161 , p . 120 . " William Turner , a noted and forward thealogist an « l physician of his time * was born at Morpeth j—educated in Cambrid ge in Trivials , and afterwards fora time in the study of medicine : White he was a young man * he went , unseat far f
through many parts of the nation , and preached the word of God , not only in town * and Tillages * but ariso to cities . In his rambles , he settled iaw a time * £ Oxford . FoUtovring Hi * old trade of preaching witkoot a call , be was imprisoned , and kept i * doge dotfenee for a canwderalrie time . ; At
Early British Anti ^ Triyiitarians * 5 QS
Hits in Urbe , Aug . % 4 th , 1817-Si A M apprehensive that your readers , I such especially as converse with our earlier biographers and annalists , have Rot attended so ttiuch as they ought to have done , to an excellent proposal ,
made several mouths ago , for rendering your work a repository of documents a »« l authorities , which may gradually accumulate , till they serve to furnish , ft not to form , some future historian of Anti-Trinitarians , in thi * and the Sister Island , tracing them from the ¦ *^ ^— . ¦ * . 1 . i . _ _ ^ - - - , -ir r rt t , ~^—^ t « ' ~ " r r t * t * Vide Tiretftfe Report of the Bxitbh **<* RftKc *** Bfek So 0 ^ fy p . 302-
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Oct. 2, 1817, page 593, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2469/page/21/