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the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, Introductory Sketch of the early history of Unitarianism in England. (search)
of the Trinity, and it remained nearly a dead letter, till long after it had been actually swept from the statute book, when it occurred to the promoters of a recent attack on Presbyterian endowments to make it the basis of an argument not less inconclusive than it was illiberal and unjust. The writers of these anonymous tracts approached most nearly to the system of Socinus; but in the succeeding age, the learning and high reputation of Clarke and Whiston in the Church of England, and of Emlyn and Peirce among the Dissenters, led the greater part of those who quitted the standard of orthodoxy to embrace the Arian hypothesis. This accordingly appears to have been the system generally adopted by most of the eminent lights of the rational dissenters who are commemorated in this volume. In the larger, and perhaps the juster, sense of the word, however, we include them all under the denomination of Unitarians, inasmuch as they agreed in the great principle of acknowledging one, and b
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, Thomas Emlyn (search)
med a more peaceable and settled appearance, Mr. Emlyn was induced to accept a second overture to bfort and prosperity for nearly twelve years. Mr. Emlyn appears to have been a highly popular and actruck not so much with any thing positive in Mr. Emlyn's preaching or other public services, as wit these matters. On his return to Ireland, Mr. Emlyn found that a great clamour had been raised a4, 1703. On that day, before the court sat, Mr. Emlyn was apprised by an eminent counsel that he wd on terms of such intimacy and friendship. Mr. Emlyn's own remarks on this subject are conceived knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord. During Mr. Emlyn's confinement in the Marshalsea prison, he p but on the offspring of Christian parents? Mr. Emlyn, though disposed on the whole to agree with eirce, of Exeter, it was proposed to invite Mr. Emlyn to become his successor. As soon, however, , when he was reviled, reviled not again. Mr. Emlyn's tracts, the greater part, of which have b[15 more...]
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians, James Foster (search)
hich, though they lay dormant, had been passed at no such distant period that they could as yet be said to be in any sense obsolete; and the rigorous treatment which had actually been experienced by that eminent Christian divine and confessor, Thomas Emlyn, was still fresh in every one's recollection. At length he accepted of an invitation to settle with a congregation at Milbourne Port, in Somersetshire, where, however, he does not appear to have remained long. His unpopular sentiments on talvation, and therefore utterly fails in both the criterion by which we are to estimate the claims of any tenet to be included in the catalogue of supposed fundamentals. Here and elsewhere the author espouses the Arian principles of Peirce and Emlyn, which the talents and well-earned reputation of these distinguished men rendered almost universally prevalent among the English Anti-trinitarians of that period; but the exposure of the leading tenets of Calvinism, and particularly of the entire