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illustrated.1822 Excerpt: ... A LETTER, Sec Sir, . S you have, in
your late Visitation Charge at Thirsk, represented what you are
pleased Jo denominate Socinianism to be an intermediate step
between Christianity and Deism, and being, I believe, the only
individual in die district in which this Charge was delivered who
has openly espoused the interest of this (as I think) greatly
calumniated sect, I might without presumption, or without
improperly putting myself forward, have represented to you the
injustice you were thus doing to myself, and, as I believe, a very
respectable body of men; who, if they have offended you, have done
it in defending what they consider to be die sacred truths of the
Gospel. You have not, however, I think, left me any alternative
between silence, and with it a tacit confession of guilt, and thus
coming forward in my own individual defence. By mentioning that
books, inculcating the pernicious doctrines of Socinianism, or
rather, that opinions of that character had been gratuitously
forced into vulgar circulation, I could not but consider myself to
be as plainly pointed out by you as if you had mentioned me by
name; and those who heard you found no difficulty in making the
application. Thus circumstanced, I think my appeal to the public is
rather a matter of necessity than of choice. B Nothing short of an
unshaken confidence in a j and righteous cause, and a decided
conviction that that cause does not require the aid of deep
learning or eloquence (which you possess in so eminent a degree)
to. defend it, could embolden me thus to offer myself to public
notice: and yet, with my humble pretensions to literature and
theological knowledge, I cannot without apprehension address you
who are eminent for both, and a body of learned men capable of
exposing my ignorance at ..
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