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[Dwight, Timothy]:

A DISCOURSE, ON THE GENUINENESS AND AUTHENTICITY OF THE NEW-TESTAMENT: DELIVERED AT NEW-HAVEN, SEPTEMBER 10TH, 1793, AT THE ANNUAL LECTURE, APPOINTED BY THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT: ON THE TUESDAY BEFORE THE PUBLIC COMMENCEMENT.

George Bunce, New York: 1794 78pp, stitched. A few margins spotted, else Very Good. Dwight became President of Yale in the next year, and was "the dominant figure in the established order of Connecticut." DAB, which cites this item as one which sets forth "his religious, social, and political views." Dwight says the object of his book is to demonstrate "that the several books in the New Testament...were written by the persons, whose names they bear;" that they "were neither deceived, nor deceivers;" and "that their writings have descended, without any material alterations, to the present time." FIRST EDITION. Evans 26924. BAL 5047. II Jenkins 520. V DAB 575.


Book Id: 12680

Price: $250.00

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