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Great Christian Doctrine
ORIGINAL SIN o
Evidences of its Truth produced,
Containing, in particular,
Dr. JOHN TAYLOR, in his Book, Intitled,
By the late Reverend and Learned
President of the College of New-Jersey.
Matth. ix. 12. They that be whole, need not a Physician; but
they that are fick.
R. SAL. JARCHI.
In Iniquitate genitus sum ; atque Sensus est, quod à Nati-
BOSTON Printed, LONDON Re-printed,
A brief Account of the Book and its
T HE Reverend Author of the following
Piece was removed by Death, before its
Publication. But, ere his Decease, the Copy was finished and brought to the Press, and a Number of Sheets passed his own Review.
They that were acquainted with the Author, or know his just Character, and have any Taste for the serious Thenie, will want Nothing to be said in Recommendation of the ensuing Tract, but only that Mr. EDWARDS wrote it.
Several valuable Pieces on this Subject have lately been published, upon the same side of the Question. But he had no Notice of so much as the very first of them, till he had wholly concluded what he had in View : nor has it been thought, any Thing already printed should supersede this Work of his; being designed on a more extenfive Plan; comprising a Variety of Arguments, and Answers to many Objections, that fell not in the Way of the other worthy Writers; and the Whole done with a Care of familiar Method and Language, as well as clear Reasoning, in general accommodated very much to common Capacities.
It must be a sensible Pleasure to every Friend of Truth, that so masterly a Hand undertook a Reply to Dr. TAYLOR; notwithstanding the various