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An Exposition of the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians. By JOHN BROWN, D.D. 8vo. pp. 451. Oliphant. 1853. The Judaic and the Christian are linked more thoroughly together in the Epistle to the Galatians than in any other portion of the New Testament. In this volume, Dr. Brown brings the ripeness of his age and scholarship to an examination of the exposition here given of the characteristics of the two dispensations. It is a field of criticism beset with more difficulty than any of those on which Dr. Brown has hitherto entered, and one in which his services will be appreciated in an eminent degree by the Biblical student. The substance of this volume, we are told, has been in the hands of the author more than three times the Horatian period before the time of its publication-our hurried and impatient age has little authorship of this kind left to it.

Sermons on the Christian Life. By the Rev. CHARLES BRADLEY. 8vo. Hamilton. 1853.

These are beautiful discourses-everywhere simple, but everywhere rich alike in thought and feeling.

A Selection from the Correspondence of the late Thomas Chalmers, D.D., LL.D.

This correspondence, together with the works of the extraordinary man whose history it brings so vividly before us, will be as a fountain of wholesome influence to the Scottish mind, and, indeed, to the mind of Englishmen so long as Scotland and England shall possess a literature. It is well that the correspondence should be given with fulness in the present form of publication, but we anticipate for it a greater usefulness when selections shall come to be made from it.

A Compendium of Ecclesiastical History. By Dr. JOHN GIESELER. Sro. Clarke. This third volume of Gieseler brings the translation of his valuable history to the commencement of the fourteenth century.-The Christian Doctrine of Sin. By Dr. JULIUS MÜLLER. 8vo. Clarke. The translation of Müller's profound treatise is completed in this second volume.-Papal Rome: its Temper and its Teachings. Feap. Tract Society. This sensible essay treats of the temper and teachings of Rome as embodied in Absolutism, Priestism, Demonology, and Asceticism, and exhibits all these features of the system as foreshadowed by prophecy.The Million-Peopled City. By JOHN GARWOOD, M.A. 12mo. Wertheim. A book full of facts, showing the need of physical, moral, and religious improvement among certain portions of the population of London, and pointing to the means by which such improvement may be effected.Infidelity, its Cause and Cure. By the Rev. DAVID NELSON. 12mo. Routledge. A good book, but Mr. Routledge should not publish a reprint from the American press without saying that it is so.-Missions urged upon the State on the grounds both of Duty and Policy. By Rev. C. K. ROBINSON, M.D. 12mo. Macmillan. A Cambridge Prize Essay. The writer says excellent things in support of missions; but we scarcely need say, that he is, in our judgment, wrong in calling upon the civil power, as

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such, to give itself to the work of converting the heathen. States not really Christian themselves are incompetent to such a work; and a State truly Christian will engage in it without asking a government to do work which it will feel to be its own.-The History of England. By Rev. T. MILNER. Feap. pp. 808. Tract Society. Designed for the use of families and schools, and well adapted to its purpose.-The Sea-weed Collector's Guide. By J. Cocks, M.D. 12mo. Gives the sea-weed collector instruction as to the classification and preservation of those beautiful products of nature.-The Footsteps of Emmanuel on the Lake. By Rev. G. S. WIEDEMANN. 12mo. Seeleys. A popular and devotional exposition of incidents in the life of our Lord.-The Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan. Feap. Ingram, Cooke, & Co. A neatly printed and neatly illustrated edition, with a wellwritten Memoir. The illustrations connected with the memoir are especially interesting, as representing places and things associated with the history of the glorious_dreamer.-Discourses by M. Pierre du Bosc. Translated by Rev. G. B. LAW. Fcap. pp. 326. Arthur Hall & Co. This translation of discourses, by one of the most eminent protestant divines of France in the time of Louis XIV., is preceded by an intelligent essay relating to the questions at issue between Romanists and Protestants, and including some account of the life of the great preacher.— Chemistry of the Seasons. By THOMAS GRIFFITHS. Fcap. pp. 436. Churchill. A book intended to assist persons who are not chemists to become observant of chemical processes during the approach and departure of the seasons, and to add some degree of experiment to observation. The book is a good one.-The Female Jesuit Abroad. By CHARLES SEAGER, M.A. Fcap. pp. 489. Partridge & Co. Showing how the Marie of Mrs. Luke's narrative gave herself to the same intrigues on the Rhine that she had practised in London, was sentenced twice to imprisonment, and is now thought to be a penitent. We doubt much if any good is done by writing books for the purpose of laying bare such morbid passions. The vanity of such minds is sure to be gratified by notoriety. -The Educational Institutions of the United States. Translated from the Swedish of P. A. Siljestrom, M.A. By FREDERICA ROWAN. Fcap. pp. 411. Chapman. 1853. A substantial and trustworthy manual on a deeply interesting subject.-Wanderings in the Land of Israel, and through the Wilderness of Sinai in 1850-1851. By the Rev. JOHN ANDERSON. Fcap. Collins. 1853. Mr. Anderson does more than he has promised in his title-page-his descriptions relate to Egypt almost as largely as to the Wilderness and Palestine. The author sees everything with the eye of the Biblical student.-State Churches and the Kingdom of Christ. By JOHN ALLEN. 8vo. pp. 586. Cash. There is some right thinking in this volume, but it is a huge, heavy, and ineffective production. The learning of the book, for such a subject, is of a very superficial and second-hand description.-Memoir of the Rev. Thomas Lewis, of Islington. 12mo. Ward. 1853. A fitting memorial of a most estimable man.—The Churches for the Times, and the Preachers for the People. By WILLIAM FERGUSSON, of Bicester. 12mo. Green. 1853. Mr. Fergusson should not take upon him to be the censor of his age-he has not the knowledge, the capacity, or the temper necessary to the wise handling of such a theme. He may account these terms as somewhat hard measure, but they are not a tenth part so hard as some features of his book would warrant us in using.-Christian Progress. By JOHN ANGELL JAMES. 12mo. Tract Society. An excellent little volume, designed as a sequel to the Anxious Inquirer.'-Immortality. By WILLIAM DAVIS. 12mo. Third Edition. Jackson & Walford. 1853. A book that should foster

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thoughtfulness and devout feeling.-Rosalie; an Authentic Narrative. By MADEMOISELLE R. B. De P***. 12mo. pp. 290. The English clergyman who writes a preface to this narrative, knew the lady who is the subject of it, and attests that the book may be taken as the tale of a real life, and as the faithful exhibition of the sufferings often attendant on a transition from a Romanist to an Evangelical faith in a catholic country.-Lord Bacon and Sir Walter Raleigh. Fcap. pp. 273. Macmillan. A reprint of papers on Bacon and Raleigh, by Macvey Napier, the successor of Lord Jeffrey as editor of the Edinburgh Review. Four-fifths of the volume is occupied with the life of Raleigh.-Memorials of the Independent Churches of Northamptonshire. By THOMAS COLEMAN. 12mo. Snow. The purpose of this book is excellent, and it may be read with advantage by many beyond the limits of Northamptonshire.-Christian Developments. JOHN GORDON. This volume consists of six lectures on ecclesiastical development in connexion with the Church of England, Congregationalism, Unitarianism, Romanism, Methodism, Indifferentism. The author is a Unitarian, but discusses these topics, for the most part, with intelligence and candour. Many of his sympathies go with men who hold a creed more evangelical, as we deem it, than his own.—A Biographical Sketch of the Rev. Joseph Gilbert. By his WIDOW: with Recollections of the Discourses of his closing Years. 12mo. Jackson & Walford. The Recollections of the Discourses' in this volume are edited by a son of the late Mr. Gilbert. Mrs. Gilbert's name is a sufficient guarantee that the memoir from her pen will be characterized by good sense, good taste, and right feeling; and those who expect to find a narrative of this description in the presentsketch,' will not be disappointed.-Christ our Life. By JOSEPH ANGUS, D.D. This is a prize essay, presenting the life of our Lord in a manner adapted to missionary purposes.' We can readily understand the call for such a work, and regard this fruit of Dr. Angus's thought and experience, while deserving the attention of readers at home, as likely to be eminently useful if translated into the vernacular languages of India.' -The Evidences of Christianity as exhibited in the Writings of its Apologists down to Augustine. By W. J. BOLTON. 8vo. Macmillan & Co. This treatise obtained the Hulsean prize for 1852. It depicts the actual conflict between the Christianity and the paganism of the empire during the first four centuries. The Hour of the Redeemer, in a series of discourses. By MORTIMER O'SULLIVAN, D.D. 8vo. M'Glashan. 1853. Sermons by a man of learning, of independent thought, and devout feeling. -A Greek Harmony of the Four Gospels. By WILLIAM STROUD, M.Ď. 4to. pp. 384. Bagster & Sons. Dissertation on the Origin and Connexion of the Gospels. By JAMES SMITH, Esq. Small 4to. pp. 309. We have only space here to say that these volumes have reached us, and to add, that they may be appealed to as proofs that patient and intelligent Biblical scholarship is far from being extinct among us.

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