Title: THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD: A VINDICATION OF THE LITERAL RESURRECTION OF THE HUMAN BODY; IN OPPOSITION TO THE WORK OF PROFESSOR BUSH
Author: Calvin Kingsley
Publisher: Lane & TippettCity: New YorkYear: 1847 (First Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Book Details + Condition: Scarce first edition from 1847 of THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD: A VINDICATION OF THE LITERAL RESURRECTION OF THE HUMAN BODY; IN OPPOSITION TO THE WORK OF PROFESSOR BUSH. In overall good condition: boards and binding are solid and tight, with shelfwear to boards; discoloration and smudges present; bumped and rubbed corners; pages are generally crisp and clean save for periodic spots of foxing and normal age-toning. Book measures 4" x 6". Please see below for a book review.
The doctrine of the resurrection from the dead has ever been regarded, by orthodox Christians, as a doctrine of the Bible, and as Vital to Christianity. Infidels and semi-infidels have always denied it as wholly “incredible.” Some, who repudiate both the above characters, have fallen into their modes of reasoning upon the subject with much apparent honesty, Among these Professor Bush has lately become enrolled. His book upon the subject has done much harm, and is likely to do much more…[Methodist Review XXV]