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DIVINITY SCHOLARSHIP 507 VI -Butler's analogy Part State briefly the difference between the argument of this part of the Analogy and that of Part and give in Butler's words and in their right order the subjects discussed in it On what grounds does Butler maintain the credibility of miracles generally as such of the special miracles connected with the Jewish and Christian revelations How and in what particular way it the sacrifice of Christ had this efficacy there are not wanting persons who have endea- voured to explain but do not find that the Scripture has explained it To what explanations does Butler here refer Show that his language with regard to them was compatible with full acceptance of the truth of the Atonement On what grounds does Butler answer objections drawn from the want of universality in revealed religion from the supposed deficiency in its proof What rules does Butler lay down as to the evidence of pro- phecy What indications do you find of his own belief as to the double sense of prophecy as to the restoration of Israel State clearly the value of St Paul's Epistles as an evidence of the truth of Christianity Distinguish between Moral and Positive Precepts and com- pare their degrees of obligation In what way is the discussion about them connected with Butler's main argument Explain the following passages and state in what context they occur The supposed doubtfulness of the evidence from reve- lation appears to imply positive argument that it is true Miracles must not be compared to common natural events but to the extraordinary phenomena of nature It is most readily acknowledged that the foregoing treatise is by no means satisfactory In this treatise have argued upon the principles of others not my own
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