In November of that same yearLocke, still concealing his authorship, published an aggressive response to Edwards under the title A Vindication of the Reasonableness of Christianity. Edwards then published two extremely sharp responses to Locke’s Vindication: Socianism Unmask’d in April 1696, and The Socinian Creed in November 1696.
What does the Vindicator attribute his vindication to?
But the vindicator, in his vindication, attributes it to the goodness and condescension of Almighty God, that he requires nothing to be believed, but what is suited to vulgar capacities, and the comprehension of illiterate men. The Reasonableness of Christianity www.thefederalistpapers.org Page 125
What is the reasonableness of Christianity as delivered in the scriptures?
THE REASONABLENESS OF CHRISTIANITY, AS DELIVERED IN THE SCRIPTURES. It is obvious to any one, who reads the New Testament, that the doctrine of redemption, and consequently of the gospel, is founded upon the supposition of Adam’s fall.
Can the reasonableness of Christianity be omitted?
The Reasonableness of Christianity www.thefederalistpapers.org Page 198 conciseness, be supposed to be omitted: and that is the commissions of those, that were sent to preach the gospel. Which since the sacred historians mention, they cannot be supposed to leave out any of the material and main heads of those commissions.
Is repentance a condition of the Covenant of Grace?
Repentance is as absolute a condition of the covenant of grace as faith; and as necessary to be performed as that. John the Baptist, who The Reasonableness of Christianity www.thefederalistpapers.org Page 65 was to prepare the way for the Messiah, “Preached the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins,” Mark i.