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THE DOGMATIC FAITH

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An Inquiry into the Relation subsisting between

Revelation and Dogma

IN EIGHT LECTURES PREACHED BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

IN THE YEAR 1867, ON THE FOUNDATION OF THE

LATE REV. JOHN BAMPTON, M.A

CANON OF SALISBURY

BY EDWARD GARBETT, M.A

INCUMBENT OF CHRIST CHURCH, SURBITON

RIVINGTONS
London, Orford, and Cambridge

1869

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EXTRACT

FROM THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF THE LATE

REV. JOHN BAMPTON,

CANON OF SALISBURY.

-“I give and bequeath my Lands and Estates to the Chancellor, 'Masters, and Scholars of the University of Oxford for ever, to have “and to hold all and singular the said Lands or Estates upon trust, “ and to the intents and purposes hereinafter mentioned; that is to “say, I will and appoint that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of “Oxford for the time being shall take and receive all the rents, issues, “and profits thereof, and (after all taxes, reparations, and necessary “ deductions made) that he pay all the remainder to the endowment of

eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, to be established for ever in the said University, and to be performed in the manner following:

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"I direct and appoint, that, upon the first Tuesday in Easter Term, “a Lecturer be yearly chosen by the Heads of Coileges only, and by no

others, in the room adjoining to the Printing-House, between the “ hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight “ Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, " and the end of the third week in Act Term.

“ Also I direct and appoint, that the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons “shall be preached upon either of the following Subjects--to confirm “and establish the Christian Faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics-upon the Divine authority of the holy Scriptures—upon

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