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Revelation examined with candour. Or, a fair enquiry into the sense and use of the several revelations expresly declared, or sufficiently implied, To be given to Mankind from the Creation, as they are found in the Bible. By a profess'd friend to an honest freedom of thought in religious enquiries. ... . Containing Dissertations on the following Subjects; viz. I. Of the Forbidden Fruit. II. Of the Knowledge of the Brute World conveyed to Adam. III. Of his Knowledge of Marriage. IV. Of the Skill of Language infused into Adam. V. Of the Revelations immediately following the Fall. VI. Of the Mosaic Account of the Fall. Vii. Of Sacrifices. Viii. Of the Corruptions of Mankind, which caused the Deluge. IX. Of the natural Causes made use of by God to flood the Earth. X. Of the Ends of Divine Wisdom answered by the Deluge. XI. Of the Objections to the Mosaic Account of the Deluge. XII. Of the Concurrence of all Antiquity with the Mosaic Account of the Flood. XIII. Of other Testimonies relating to the Deluge. XIV. Of the Difficulties relating to Noab's Ark.

Delany, Patrick, 1685 or 1686-1768.
M.DCC.XXXV. [1735]
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London : printed for C. Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, M.DCC.XXXV. [1735]

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2v.,plate ; 8⁰.


The third edition, corrected and enlarged.

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ESTC T103918



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