A Selection from the Works of William E. Channing, D.D

A Selection from the Works of William E. Channing, D.D

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A Selection from the Works of William E. Channing, D.D

A Selection from the Works of William E. Channing, D.D

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The circulation in this country of more than one hundred and twenty thousand volumes of the works of the late William Ellery Channing, D. D., attests the interest that is felt among us in these writings. Many editions in England, and recent translations in France, Germany, and Italy, give proof that their influence is not confined to this country. In the general unsettling of old opinions, in the growing disposition to look at Christianity from new and higher points of view, we may find reasons to believe that few authors are destined to have a wider influence; while the rational basis on which he rests his faith in Christianity, the profound reverence with which he surveys its claims, and the primitive simplicity to which he restores its substance, point him out as one of the most needed and beneficent teachers of this age.

The American Unitarian Association, in order to place the ablest and most characteristic publi-

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