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Duty and Happiness are inseparable. Whether lie has succeeded in this Noble, and Generous Attempt, the Reader will be better able to judge, if he reads with the same Freedom, and !mpartiality, as the Author wrote.
The Manner of debating a Subject Dialoguewise, (as This between A. and B.) was esteemid by the Ancients the most proper, as well as most prudent; Way of exposing prevailing Absurdities; and Tully's two Discourses, de Natura Deorum, and de Divinatione, both levell’d against the Superstition of his Country-men; are living Monuments of the Expediency, and Usefulness of this Way of Writing : And certainly, the Reader may be better entertain'd thus, than by that dry Way of Objeca tion and Answer, with which Controversies are usually manag'd.
Τ Η Ε
CON TEN TS
c H A P. I.
HAT God, at all Times, has given Mankind
CH A P. II.
That the Religion of Nature consists in observing those Things,
which our Reason, by confidering the Nature of God and
CH A P. III.
CHA P. IV.
That not only the Matter of all God's Laws, but the Pe-
nalties minex'd to them, are for the Good of Mankind;
CH A P. V.
That God requires nothing for his own sake ; no, not the
Worship we are to render him, nor the Faith we are
CH A P. VI.
That the Religion of Nature is an absolutely perfect Reli-
gion ; and that external Revelation can neither add to,
That Natural and Reveald Religion having the same End,
their Precepts must be the same.
CH A P. VIII.
cerning the Nature of God, bas been the Occafion of all
CH A P. IX.
Human Happiness being the ultimate Defign, and End of
all Traditional, as well as Original Revelation, they inust
C HA P. X.
God does not act arbitrarily, or interpose unnecessarily ; but
leaves those Things, that can only be confider'd as Means
снА Р ХI.
The fuppofing Things merely positive, to be made the In-
gredients of Religion, is inconsistent with the Good of
That They, who, to magnify Revelation, weaken the Force
of the Religion of Reason and Nature, strike at all Re-
CH A P.
CH A P. XIII.
distinguish between Religion and Superftition ; otherwise
CHA P. XIV.
Dr. Clark's Discourse of The Unchangeable Obligation of
Natural Religion, and the Truth, and Certainty of the