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ORIGIN AND PROGRESS
OF ALL MEN TO HOLINESS AND HAPPINESS, FULLY AND CLEARLY PROVED FROM SCRIPTURE, REASON AND COMMON SENSE.
THE PRINCIPAL TEXTS OF Scripture, COMMONLY UNDERSTOOD TO MEAN NEVER-ENDING PUNISHMENT FOR SIN, EXAMINED, AND THE TRUE SCRIPTURAL SENSE OF THEM
THE DREADFUL DOCTRINE OF ENDLESS MISERY INVESTIGATED, AND THE LONG CONTROVERSY, WHETHER OR NOT ALL MEN WILL FINALLY BE SAVED, DECIDED.
BY THOMAS BROWN, M. E. Author of the History of the Shakers, Ethereal Physician, and History of the Jews.
"Thou lovest all things that are, and abhorrest nothing which thou hast made, for never wouldest thou have made any thing if thou hadst hated it." APOCRYPHA.
"It is decided that the world of mankind shall belong to Christ, and the whole race of mankind shall know, and love, and serve God, and reign with lim forever." WESLEY.
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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the fifth day of October, in the fifty-first year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1826, THOMAS BROWN, of the said District, hath deposited in this Office the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Author, in the words following, to wit:
"A History of the Origin and Progress of the Doctrine of Universal Salvation. Also, the Final Reconciliation of all men to holiness and happiness, fully and clearly proved from scripture, reason and common sense.And the principal texts of scripture, commonly understood to mean neverending punishment for sin, examined, and the true scriptural sense of them clearly explained. The dreadful doctrine of endless misery investigated, and the long controversy, whether or not all men will finally be saved, decided. By Thomas Brown, M. E. author of the History of the Shakers, Ethereal Physician, and History of the Jews. Thou lovest all things that are, and abhorrest nothing which thou hast made, for never wouldest thou have made any thing if thou hadst hated it.'-Apocrypha. 'It is decided that the world of mankind shall belong to Christ, and the whole race of mankind shall know, and love, and serve God, and reign with him forever.'-Wesley."
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OR HEADS OF THE SEVERAL SUBJECTS.
Preliminary Discourse, in which several important sub-
jects, are considered relating to the do ines of Par-
tial and Universal Salvation, &c.
A History of the Origin and Progress of the doctrine of
Universal Salvation, from the account of Adam's trans-
gression to the end of the apostolic age.
* An Examination of what death it was that Adam died,
and whether the doctrine of endless punishment, for
sin was revealed, and taught under the Old Testa-
An Examination whether there ever was a law given
under that dispensation, with a penalty of endless
An Examination whether never-ending punishment was
preached any where in the New Testament, or under
the gospel dispensation; and a further examination.
concerning a law which is said to threaten such pun-
The Origin of the doctrine of endless punishment. 220-232
The History of the doctrine of Universal Salvation, con-
tinued from the apostolic age to the present. 233-367
An Examination of those passages of Scripture on
which the most stress has been laid in support of the
doctrine of endless misery; and the principal objec-