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Dissertations on the Unity of God By William Christie
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This is an unedited reprint of Dissertations on the Unity of God in the Person of God the Father. And on the Messiahship of Jesus the Son of God and of Mary; with Proofs and Illustrations from Holy... More > Scripture and from Ecclesiastical Antiquity. (1808) by William Christie (1748-1823). In 1810 in Philadelphia Christie published this volume, which derives from his sermons to his short-lived Glasgow congregation in 1794. He had presented them a second time in a series of lectures in Winchester, Virginia in 1799, and a third time in Philadelphia in 1807-8. Herein he expounds his mature theological views, interpreting all the relevant biblical texts. For more books on the Trinity and related topics, visit: trinities.org/books< Less
A Brief Declaration and Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity By John Owen
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This volume in an unedited reprint of A Brief Declaration and Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity (1669), as reprinted in Volume II of The Works of John Owen, D.D. (ed. William H. Goold,... More > Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1862) John Owen (1616-1683) was an English Nonconformist divine. He was born at Stadham in Oxfordshire in 1616, and was educated at Queen's College, Oxford. (B.A. 1632, M.A. 1635) He served as chaplain to Oliver Cromwell, as a minister, and was prolific controversial and theological writer, famous for his attacks on Catholicism, unitarianism, and Arminianism. Owen's massive refutation of unitarian ("Socinian") theology, Vindiciae Evangelicae, is available here.< Less
Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey By Thomas Belsham
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Reprint of the 1820 edition.Full title: Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey, M.A., including a brief analysis of his works; together with anecdotes and letters of eminent persons, his... More > friends and correspondents: also a general view of the progress of the unitarian doctrine in England and America. Second Edition, Corrected. By Unitarian minister Thomas Belsham. Belsham gives an account of the works and life of influential Unitarian Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808). 423 pages.This reprint is good quality; the text has some spotting from the original, but there is no marginal writing or underlining, missing pages, or other significant defects.For other books on the Trinity and related topics, visit trinities.org/books< Less
The Christian Layman: Or the Doctrine of the Trinity Fully Considered, According to the Bible By Benjamin Parsons
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This book is an unedited reprint of The Christian Layman: Or the Doctrine of the Trinity Fully Considered, According to the Bible. The Second Edition Corrected and Abridged, with an Appendix. By... More > a Christian Layman [Benjamin Parsons] published in 1842. (First edition: 1840) " ...It is my design to bring forward and display all the testimony of God, which can have any relation, either directly or indirectly, to my subject... It is not... well to say (as has been said) that some parts of the Bible are contrary to, or inconsistent with reason; because, if both are the gifts of God, both his organs of speech, or his instruments of revelation, they cannot be contradictory, they must be consistent with each other. ...'Search the Scriptures, for it is they, which testify' of God and of Christ." (pp. 2-4)< Less
The Apology of Theophilus Lindsey: On Resigning the Vicarage of Catterick, Yorkshire, 5th edition By Theophilus Lindsey
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Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808) might have attained the office of Bishop in the Anglican church, but he resigned his priesthood in 1773. He wrote this book to explain why. This is a high quality... More > reprint of the 5th edition, published in 1818. "It may be some recommendation, if not of the truth of what is delivered, yet of the diligence and sincerity of the writer, that they are not sentiments taken up of yesterday, but the result of many years' painful and solicitous inquiry, not without frequent and earnest aspirations to the Father of Lights for direction and assistance; and to which, the prejudices of education and the suggestions of worldly ease and interest, were most opposed." (p. 4) Lindsey's longer Sequel to this work is available here. For more books on the Trinity and related topics, visit: trinities.org/books.< Less
Expository Lectures on the Principal Passages of the Scriptures which relate to the Doctrine of the Trinity By George W. Burnap
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George Washington Burnap was born in Merrimack, New Hampshire on November 30, 1802. He graduated from Harvard in 1824, and in 1828 he was ordained pastor of the First Congregational church of... More > Baltimore, Maryland. He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 8, 1859. This book is a reprint of his Lectures on the Principal Passages of the Scriptures which relate to the Doctrine of the Trinity (1845) His other theological works include: Lectures on the Doctrines of Controversy between Unitarians and other Denominations of Christians (1835) Lectures on the History of Christianity (1842) Popular Objections to Unitarian Christianity Considered and Answered (1848) What is Unitarianism? (1848) Lectures on Doctrines of Christianity (1848) Discourses on the Rectitude of Human Nature (1850) Christianity, its Essence and Evidence, or an Analysis of the New Testament (1855)< Less
The Last Thoughts of Dr. Whitby By Daniel Whitby
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This book is a reprint of a volume printed in 1841, an edition of a work by Daniel Whitby (1638-1726) first(posthumously) published in 1727. In this book, prolific and respected theologian Daniel... More > Whitby aims to correct his previous errors and share his final thoughts on the doctrine of the Trinity, arguing for a subordinationist understanding of Jesus and God his Father, like that of his friend Samuel Clarke. Full title: The Last Thoughts of Dr. Whitby; containing His Correction of Several Passages in his Commentary on the New Testament. To which is added, Five Discourses, On the Subordination of the Son, &c. Published by his express order. A New Edition. To which is prefixed, A Short Account of Dr. Whitby, with a Catalogue of his Works. For more books on the Trinity and related topics, visit: http://trinities.org/books and http://trinities.org/blog/store< Less
Discourses on the Divine Unity By William Christie
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This is an unedited reprint of Discourses on the Divine Unity; or, A Scriptural Proof and Demonstration of the One Supreme Deity, of the God and Father of All; and of the Subordinate Character and... More > Inferior Nature of Our Lord Jesus Christ; with Confutation of the Doctrine of a Co-equal and Consubstantial Trinity in Unity; and a Full Reply to the Objections of Trinitarians. By William Christie [(1748-1823)], Late a Member of the Society of Unitarian Christians, at Montrose[, Scotland]. The Third Edition (London, 1810). [First edition: 1784.] Christie founded the first Unitarian congregation in Scotland in 1781, which lasted until 1792, when Christie abandoned the dwindling group. In 1795, following his friend Joseph Priestley, he emigrated to the United States. Christie's later work, Dissertations on the Unity of God (1808), is available here.< Less
Six Tracts, in Vindication of the Worship of One God By John Disney, William Frend
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Partial Table of Contents (see back cover for full):By John Disney (1746-1816): A Friendly Dialogue: Between a Common Unitarian Christian, and an Athanasian; Occasioned by the former's behavior... More > during some part of the public service. Or, An Attempt to Restore Scriptural Forms of Worship. To which is added A Second Dialogue Between Eugenius and Theophilus, on the Same Subject. (2nd ed., 1787)Reasons for Resigning the Rectory of Panton and Vicarage of Swinderby, in Lincolnshire; and Quitting the Church of England. (2nd ed., 1783)By William Frend (1757-1841):An Address to the Members of the Church of England, and to Protestant Trinitarians in General, Exhorting them to Turn from the False Worship of Three Persons, to the Worship of the One True God. (2nd ed., 1788)A Second Address to the Members of the Church of England, and to Protestant Trinitarians in General. (2nd ed., 1789)Appendix: bios of Disney and Frend.< Less
Channing vs. Stuart on the Trinity and the Incarnation By William Ellery Channing and Moses Stuart
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A reprint of three brief works constituting a debate on the doctrine of the Trinity between two prominent American theologians, originally published between 1830 and 1855.The debate starts with... More > William Ellery Channing's famous Unitarian manifesto in 1819 at the ordination of Jared Sparks. The second entry is Channing's tract of the same year, "Objections to Unitarian Christianity Considered". The last two thirds of this volume consists of a reprint of Moses Stuart's Letters on the Trinity and on the Divinity of Christ, which consists of his lengthy replies to Channing's original sermon of 1819.This reprint is nearly 100% readable, but the text quality in the Stuart portion is somewhat uneven and too light.< Less