A very scarce, nicely preserved volume containing two complete years of an Second Great Awakening era periodical with superb content.
The Utica Christian Repository, for the Year 1825. Containing Various Pieces on Doctrinal and Practical Subjects of Religion. Mostly Original. Also, a Summary of Religious Intelligence. Utica. Printed and Published by William Williams. 1825. 384pp.
Contents include: Duties the Result of Doctrines; The Pilgrim's Progress in the Nineteenth Century [series by William Raymond Weeks]; The Conversion of Jonathan Edwards as Written by Himself; Jewish Divisions of Holy Time [Sabbath]; Revival of Religion in Ceylon India; Universalism Irreconcilable with Facts; Is it Judicious to Multiply Meetings in a Time of Revival? A Question for the Times; Remarks on Anythingarianism; Many Articles Titled "The Experience of . . . " Giving Testimonies of Revival and Conversion Expriences; The Danger of Resisting Early Impressions of Divine Truth; Proceedings at the Formation of the American Tract Society [including their Constitution, etc., the ATS was founded this year; wonderful notice]; Mr. William Ellis in the Society Islands; The Cherokee Literary Society [on efforts to "civilize" the Cherokee]; Missionary Intelligence from Kirua Owhyhee [Hawaii]; Reformation must Begin in the Christian Church; On Prayer [series]; On the Doings of the Unregenerate; The Production of Sin Consistent with the Holiness of the Deity; The American Jews Society; On Hearing Error; Sanctification of the Sabbath; Extracts from the Journal of William Goodell of the Palestine Mission; African Colonization and the Abolition of Slavery [in Connection with the Fourth of July, i.e. Independence Day]; Experience of an Indian Woman under David Brainerd's Ministry; The Oneida Association [Constitution, etc.]; Pecuniary Embarrassments of Ministers; The Arts of Deceivers and Seducers; Paul's Method of Preaching; Predestination; What is the Scripture Doctrine of Imputation; Sinners Hate God for His Goodness; Means of Promoting Revivals of Religion; Revivals in Glastenbury, Guilford, Bridgehampton, and Plymouth; More Means of Promoting Revivals of Religion; Revivals among the Indians, in Ontario County; President Timothy Dwight on Revivals; Whether Hell is the Grave; On the Manner in which the Millennium is to be Introduced; Missionary Work in Russia [Lengthy]; etc. etc.
The Utica Christian Repository, for the Year 1826. Containing Various Pieces on Doctrinal and Practical Subjects of Religion. Mostly Original. Also, a Summary of Religious Intelligence. Utica. Printed and Published by William Williams. 1826. 380pp.
Contents include: The Pilgrim's Progress in the Nineteenth Century [continued from the previous year]; The Scrutiny of the Great [Judgment] Day; Natural Ability by Samuel Spring; Prayer for the Success of the Christian Ministry by Dr. Tappan; The Nature of Moral Depravity; Introduction of the Millennium [lengthy]; Few Real Christians; Sinners Always Act as Badly as they can Under the Circumstances; Universalism Disproved; Opposition to Revivals of Religion; Revival in Mt Vernon; Correct Knowledge of the Human Mind Important for the Gospel Minister; On Imputation; Oneida Presbytery; Exposition of Hebrews 5.7; A Discourse on Some Troublesome Perversions of the Gospel; Lukewarm Professors; Thoughts on Revivals [extensive]; Spiritual Impressions, from Jonathan Edwards; A Letter on Trying the Spirits; Errors in the Apostolical Churches; Persecution of Christians in Geneva [during the ongoing revival under Robert Haldane, etc,], The Ultimate End of the Deity in His Works; Sinners Unable to Serve a Holy God; The Experience of David Brainerd; Humility and Spiritual Pride; A Dialogue between a Methodist and Presbyterian; A Letter of David Brainerd; On Making Distinctions in Religious Experience; The Terrors of the Lord; The Doctrines of Grace; On the Consistency of Divine Decrees with Free Agency; Religious Excitements Destroyed; The Duty of Living in Peace; On the Priesthood of Melchizedek; Questions on the Prayer of Faith; The Nature and Necessity of a Broken Heart; Calvinism; Jonathan Edwards on Things to be Avoided in Promoting Revivals; etc. etc.
New-England Tracts. No-3. A Sermon by a Minister of the Gospel in New-England, on the Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of His Ordination, April 22, 1828. 12pp. [Scarce; Ordained in 1774]
Original full calf, some rubbing and losses as shown, small split at head of front hinge. But very solid, attractive, and clean on the whole. Scarce.