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OF QUINCY, ILLINOIS ; LATE OF MARION COUNTY, MISSOURI.
PUBLISHED BY JOHN S. TAYLOR
Brick Church Chapel.
ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836,
BY JOHN S. TAYLOR,
The following work is not a compilation of the Evidences of Christianity. It was written with a hope to excite those who need such research, to read many Authors on that subject. A book which does not contain a summary of arguments against Infidelity, may provoke an appetite to read volumes where those arguments are found. The Evidences of Christianity are not fully contained in any half-score of volumes now existing.
The most of those who have written, have aimed at nothing more than an abridgement of this subject; because of its unusual extent. We may present reasons for investigation, and we may persuade others to read in a shorter space, than that which is required to contain a full array of facts in support of Revelation. The following pages were written with a design of urging the multitude to become informed concerning the Book of Books, the Bible. The call for such an attempt,--the necessity for it at the present time,-we think fairly inferrible from the following facts.