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Die Geisterwelt ist nicht verschlossen,
Dein Sinn ist zu, dein Herz ist todt.'

GOETHE, Faust.
*There are two courses of Nature-the ordinary and the extraordinary.'

BUTLER'S Analogy.
Thou canst not call that madness of which thou art proved to know nothing.'

TERTULLIAN, Apology I.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOLUME THE SECOND.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, ROBERTS, & GREEN.

1863.

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Irresistible-Its
the Good or

THE SECOND VOLUME.

The Historians of the Church for the first six Centuries, all Greek or Syrian-

Eusebius, Socrates, Sozomen, Theodoret, and Evagrius — The Doctrines of the
Greek, Syrian, and Roman Churches during that time Identical — Faith in the.
Supernatural in the Syrian Church shown by their Liturgies ---Prayers for
Protection against evil Spirits — The Spiritualism of the ancient Syrian
Saints and Fathers—This Faith still retained by the Greek and Russian
Churches - Miraculous Greek and Russian Pictures -- Notice of one by Miss
Bremer in Greece - Exorcism as practised in Palestine, seen by Dr.

The so-called Heretics of all Ages, Manichæans, Pelagians, Montanists,

Flagellants, Anabaptists, &c., all had Faith in the Miraculous - Instances of
Fools predicting- Basilicus — Claus at Weimar-Bodin Angevin's Account
of a Priest announcing a distant Battle in his Sermon at Perouse-Similar
Occurrence to Apollonius at Ephesus during a Lecture-Prophetic Woman
during the Persecution of A.D. 260— The Shepherdess of Cret -- Account by
Fernelius of a young Nobleman during Convulsions speaking Greek, though he
had never learned it— Mode of accounting for such Phenomena by Magnetism,
Hallucination, and Illusion - These Reasoners recommended to try Hallucina.
tion and Illusion for the teaching of Greek — Cures and Prescience result
ing from apparently inadequate Causes, as the Cure of Mademoiselle Perrier
and Aspasia in ancient Greece— Singular Facts from Cotton Mather and Olaus
Magnus-- The real operative Principle to be sought deeper- This Principle

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