Catalogue Entry: THEM00246

Sermon 3: Acts XVII. v. 27.

Author: Richard Bentley

Source: The Folly and Unreasonableness of Atheism Demonstrated from The Advantage and Pleasure of a Religious Life, The Faculties of Human Souls, The Structure of Animate Bodies, & The Origin and Frame of the World: In Eight Sermons Preached at the Lecture Founded by The Honourable Robert Boyle, Esquire; In the First Year MDCXCII. (London: 1693).

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[1] Plautus. Virgil. Livius

[2] Μεθοδείας της πλάνης. Eph. 4 14.

[3] Ro. 9.20.

[4] Lucret. l. 3.

[5] Vide Observations upon the Bills of Mortality.

[6] So Diodorus Siculus, lib. 1. c. 2. Φασὶ τοίνυν Αἱγύπτιοι κατὰ τὴν ἐξ ἀρχης των ὅλων γένεσιν προώτους τοὺ: ἀνθρώπους γηνὲσθαι κατὰ τὴν Αἴγυπτον, διά τε τὴν εὐκρασίαν της χώρας, καὶ διὰ τὴν φύσιν του Νείλου, &c.

[7] Vitruvius, lib. 9. c. 4. Lucret. lib. 5. Ut Babylonica Chaldæum doctrina, &c. Apuleius de Deo Socratis: Seu illa (Luna) propio & perpeti fulgore, ut Chaldæi arbitrantur, parte luminis compos, parte altera cassa fulgoris.

[8] Maimonides More Nevochim De Zabiis & Chaldæis. Plato in Cratylo. Diodorus, lib. 1. c. 2. Eusebius Demonst. Evangel. lib. 1. c. 6. Φοίνικας τοιγαρουν καὶ Αἰγυπτίους ωρώτους ἁπάντων κατέχες λόγος ἕλιον καὶ σελήνην καὶ ἀστέρας θεοὺς ἀιποφηναι.

[9] Concil. Laod. Can. 36 Conc. 6. in Trullo. Can. 61. Cod. Just. lib. 9. tit. 18. Cod. Theodos. lib. 9. tit. 16. Βασιλικων lib. 60. tit. 39.

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