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spirituality, experimental religion, or, ac- tellectual intuition, or the reverie and the cording to our old divines, heart-work. practice of the contemplative ascetic. It It is the enemy of Ritualism. Formalism, has represented this union, not simply as of mere Scholasticism. Byuticiens, on moral or spiritual--as consisting in a life the rary, denotes the corruption or ex- which is lived by perpetual communication aggeration of Mystik. This is our word from the life which is in Christ-but as an Mysticism. The two are distinguished essential oneness which confounds the much as we distinguishi, in common usage, divine and human personality, and which spirituality and spiritualism, religion and tends to obliterate the distinction between religionism, piety and pietism. But, as the sonship of Christ and the sonship of the uljectives cannot be distinguished as Christians, as though all devout or thoughtthe nouns are, the advantage lies, we ful men were incarnations of the Infinite. think, with our language, and the German Hence its close affinity with pantheism. phraseology on the subject is open to a con- This whole question concerning the nature fusion from which we are free. In giving of mysticism, is one of great and growing so negative a definition of mysticism as he importance. It reaches far beyond any does,-pronouncing it simply the repudia- personal dispute between a German and a tion of ilogma, the substitution of feeling French divine, and in this broader view for truth, of rational Ego, or the emotional Dr. Ullmann has treated it on the whole Ego, for the authority of God.-M. Von dispassionately and wisely. Gasparin has shown himself too partial or The next paper— " A Word on the Contoo hasty. The generalization is by no templation of Nature from the Christologimeans so eisy. No one who has studied cal point of View”-is foolish and fancithe phenomena of mysticism, -that strange ful. We thought it had been left to Jacob tendency which has produced the most Behmen to find Christology in psychology, various and most contrary results-energy theology in metaphysics, and divine mysintense and absolute inaction ; Titans and teries in natural phenomena. But here a lotus-eaters--Exotheists, Pantheists, Nihil- Swiss doctor unintelligibly teaches how ists, the Umbilicani of Mr. Athos and somnambulism and clairvoyance are ever George Fox,--the Brethren of the Free recurring types, which find their highest Spirit and Madame Guyon,-at once the realization in the life and death and procontemners and the devotees of vision and phetic office of the Son of God. Mankind of miracle, the opposite of self-annihilation would seem never to be cured of its old and self-deification,--No one who has mistakes. Our modern theosophists may questioned these motley shapes, and listen- have a little more science, but assuredly ed to the Babel of their dialects, can imagine no more wisdom than the old. that the question concerning the nature of The “Life of Luther,” illustrated by the mysticism can be settled in so off-hand and able designs of König, with accompanying curt a fashion. Dr. Ullmann knows what letter-press by Gelzen, is favourably remysticism has been far better than his viewed : as is also a very different work, reviewer. The latter should be introduced “ The Thoughts, Essays, and Maxims of to Hugo and Richard of St. Victor, and to

Joubert.” Lechler's ** Prize Essay" on Chancellor Gerson, countrymen of his in the the apostolic and post-apostolic age, is notwelfth, thirteenth, and fifteenth centuries, ticed with deserved approval. Dr. Lechler and he would learn that mysticism allied has already made himself farourably known itself in them with that antagonist scholas- in Germany by his “ History of English ticism, against which Bernard enlisted it, Deism." His book is, in fact, a refutation of that it animated and interpenetrated, in

Baur and the Tübingen school of criticism. stead of repudiating, dogma-gained from The October number of the same jourthe schoolman a tongue, and offered in re- nal, contains the following articles :turn a heart. Spirituality, or religious feel

I. The Method of History of Doctrines, iny, becomes mysticism when it asserts an independent standing for itself, apart from

with special reference to the recent erintelligence, or moral order; when, ngt positions of that science, by Dörtenbach, content with being a part, it arrogates to of Würtemberg: II. The Creation: an esitself the whole of religion. It does so also say on the first and second chapter when in its zeal against a false external

of Genesis, by J. G. Staib: III. The Re authority it repudiates the true; when feeling and impulse are made an inspiration; tract entitled, “ Deutsche Theologie,” by

formatory and Speculative Elements in the and the zealot rends only in the internal Bible of self-will and the apocryphal book

Ullmann : IV. The Relation of Inspiration of faney. Mysticism has clustered its to the free intellectual activity of the luxuriance especially about the great doc- Sacred Writers, by A. Köster, of Nassau : trine of the union of the believer with Christ. It has lost sight, more or less, of

V. Delitzsch on Solomon's Song, reviewed the necessity of a Christ for us, in the

by Umbreit: VI. Ritschl on the Origin of emphasis it has laid on a Christ in us. Its

the Ancient Catholic Church, reviewed by error in this respect has lain in making the Redepenning: VII. Jacobi's Naturleben medium of such union, not faith, but in- und Geistcsleben, reviewed by Wächtler: VIII. Elucidation of the newly revived tion of Proctors to Convocation : IV. Church claim of private confession upon the Festivals and their Household Words : Lord's Supper, by Süskind, of Ludwigsburg. V. Achilli v. Newman: VI. Study of Words: Köster's Article on Inspiration is thus VII. Japan, &c.: VIII. Notices of New noticed in the British Quarterly :

Books and Pamphlets. " He has a theory for escaping from the British Quarterly Review, for October:difficulty in reconciling the freedom of the

I. University Reform: II. French Memoirs sacred writers with the divine influence imparted in inspiration, that resembles

of the Age of Louis XIV: III. China-its those medicines which remove the disorder, Civilization and Religion : IV. Mure's Hisbut kill the patient. He supposes that tory of Greek Literature: V. The Theology revelation was made to Abraham, Moses, of the Old Testament: VI. Sir William and others, not of doctrines, &c., but of

Hamilton's Philosophy: VII. Shakspeare facts. For example, Abraham's conscious

and Goethe: VIII. The Meeting of Convocaness of God was miraculously elevated, so that he concluded God entertained for him

tion: IX. Our Epilogue on Affairs and Books. an especial love, and would bless his soul;

English Review, for October :-I. Paroand thus the promise and covenant, made

chial Visitation : II. Tyler's Sermons: III. by God, are to be understood as the mere reflection of the patriarch's new views of

Practical Working of the Church of Spain: the divine goodness. The “thus saith the

IV. Uncle Tom's Cabin: Negro Slavery in Lord," throughout the Old Testament, is the United States: V. The Church, the Govonly a Hebrew mode of expressing the ernment, and the Elections : VI. Murray's individual conclusions of those favoured Horatian Criticism: VII. Convocation : persons as to what God would wish done,

VIII. Short Notices of Recent Publications : or would do. Moses is supposed to have derived the greater portion of the ceremo

IX. Foreign and Colonial Intelligence. nial economy from Egypt; and yet, with- The Quarterly Review, for October :out any culpable fraud, to have represented I. British Bards and Stonehenge: II. Ionian every particular as according to a pattern

Islands : III. Salmon : IV. Dr. Chalmers : divinely given. The circumstances attending the prescription of the Decalogue, be

V. Sindh: VI. Lord Langdale: VII. Gold cause unfavourable to this notion, are sup

Discoveries : VIII. Parliamentary Prospects. posed to be the relation of a later pen. The fact, that a man had attained views of

North British Revieve, for November :the divine nature superior to those about

I. Oxford and the Royal Commission: II. him, is supposed by this writer to give him

The First French Revolution in Chemistry ; warrant for issuing commands, an- Layoisier: III. Tuscany and its Grand nouncing doctrines, and predicting the Dukes: IV. Guizot on Shakspeare and future, as he sees best; claiming meanwhile

Corneille; French Criticism: V. The Infor every separate saying, the especial fallibility of the

Bible and Recent Theories sanction of a divine injunction. This notion is the legitimate issue of the theory

of Inspiration : VI. The Diamond ; its Hisof inspiration propounded by Mr. Morell, tory and Properties : VII, American Slavery, in his “ Philosophy of Religion.” Such an Uncle Tom's Cabin: VIII. The Modern hypothesis says little for their sense of the Exodus in its Effects on the British Islands. demands of truth who can maintain it. Their ethics are in even greater disorder

Westminster Review, for October :-I. The than their theology."

Oxford Commission: II. Whewell's Moral Prospectire Revier, for October :-1. Philosophy: III. Plants and Botanists : Money and Morals: II. The Eddas: III.

IV. Our Colonial Empire: V. The Philosophy Uncle Tom's Cabin: the Present Condition

of Style: VI. The Poetry of the Anti

Jacobin: VII. Goethe as a Man of Science: and Prospects of American Slavery: IV.

VIII. The Profession of Literature: IX. The Hartley Coleridge's Lives of the Northern Worthies : V. Lectures on Moral Philosophy.

Duke of Wellington: X. Contemporary

Literature of England: XI. Contemporary Irish Quarterly Reriero, for September: Literature of America: XII. Contemporary --I. Poets of To-day and Yesterday: II. The

Literature of Germany: XIII. Contemporary Streets of Dublin: III. Italy in 1818;

Literature of France. Hungary in 1851: IV. Dr. Maginn: V.

AMONG the books in Theology and Artistic and Industrial Exhibitions : VI. The Brehon Law Commission.

kindred subjects recently announced in

Great Britain are the following: Christinn Remembrancer, for October: The History of the Christian Church. I. Ida Pfeiffer's Voyage to Iceland: II. Re- Vol. I. The Church in the Apostolic Age. cent Poetry-Noir and Reade: III. Elec- By Henry W.J. Thiersch, Dr. of Philosophy cum versione latina H. Tattam. Tom. I., II. 8vo., with Illustrations :—The Free Church Oxonii, 1852. 976 pp., 8vo. of Ancient Christendom, and its Subjuga

and Theology. Translated from the German De compositione evangelii Joannei. by Thomas Carlyle. 12mo. London, Thos. Scripsit Chr. Ern. Luthardt, Lic. theolog. Bosworth, 215 Regent-street :- Dr. Cum- Repetentis nomine ordini theol. adscriptus ming's Expository Readings in the Book of in Academia Erlangensi. Norimbergi, 1852. Revelation. Expositions of the Chapters 92 pp., 8vo. read on Sabbath Evenings in the Scottish

Disputatio de antiquissimo librorum National Church, Crown Court, Covent

sacrorum N. T. Catalogo, qui vulgo fragGarden, forming a continuous and complete

mentum Muratorii appellatur. Scripsit Commentary on the Apocalypse :— The Church before the Flood : a Series of Lec

Jan, van Gilse. Amstelodami, 1852. 4to., tures on the Book of Genesis. By Rev.John Pp. 30. Cumming, D. D. Uniform with "Apo

Die Epochen der kirchlichen Geschichtcalyptic Sketches :”—Memorials of Early schreibung. Von Dr. Fa. Chr. Baur, Prof. Christianity: presenting, in a graphic,

an der Universität zu Tübingen. Tübingen, compact, and popular form, some of the 1852. 269 pp., 8vo. Memorable Events of Early Ecclesiastical

Prophetæ majores in dialecto linguæ History. By the Rev. J. G. Miall, Author ægyptiace memphitica seu coptica. Edidit of “ Footsteps of our Forefathers.” In post

Hiob. Erklärt von Prof. Dr. Ludro. Hirzel. tion under Constantine. By Basil H. Cooper, B. A. 12mo.:- The New Reformation in

2. Auflage durchgesehen von Dr. Just. OleIreland : Interesting Facts and Anecdotes,

hausen. Leipzig, 1852. 265 PP., 8vo. illustrating the Extent and Character of . Codex Claromontánus, sive epistolæ Pauli the Movement. With a Map. By the Rev. omnes græce et latine. Ex cod. Parisiensi Llewelyn W. Jones, M. A., Curate of Os- celeberrimo nomine Claromontani plerumwestry. In fcp. 8vo. :—The Mission and que dicto sexti ut videtur post Christum Martyrdom of St. Peter; with Prefatory sæc. nunc primum ed. Dr. Const. Tischendorf, Notices by the Rev. Dr. Cumming and Rev. theol.P. 0. Hon. Lips. Lipsiæ, 1852. 8vo., Dr. M'Caul. (This work gives the original Text of all the ancient passages supposed

Einleitung in die canonischen Bücher to imply St. Peter's Visit to Rome, with

des neuen Bundes. Von Dr. F. X. Reithcomments showing that there never was

mayr, geistlichem Rath und Prof. Regenseven a tradition to that effect.) 8vo. :

burg, 1852. 786 pp., 8vo. The Lands of the Messiah, Mohammed, and the Pope, as visited in 1851. By J. Aiton,

Einleitung in die Schriften des Neuen D.D., Minister of Dolphinton. 1 vol., 12mo. :

Testaments. Von Dr. Adalb. Maier, geisti, -Sermons, Doctrinal and Practical. By Rath u. Prof. Freiburg, 1852. 604 pp., 8vo. the Rev. William Archer Butler, M. A., late

De christologia Paulina contra Baurium Professor of Moral Philosophy in the Uni- commentatio. Scrips. Jul. Fu. Räbiger, versity of Dublin. Edited, with a Memoir of

theol. Dr. et Prof. Vratisl. Vratislavix, the Author's Life, by the Rev. T. Woodward, 1852.94 pp., 8vo. M. A., Vicar of Mullingar. 1 vol., 8vo. :The Eternal Duration of Future Punish- Commentar über den Brief Pauli an die ments not inconsistent with the Divine Römer. Von Dr. Fr. Ad. Philippi, ord. Prof. Attributes of Justice and Mercy. By Geo. d. Theol. zu Dorpat. 3. Abth. Kap. 12-16 M. Gorham, B.A., Scholar of Trinity College.

enthaltend. Frankfurt a. M., 1852. 154 pp.

Svo. Among the books in theological and

Lehrbuch der christlichen Kirchengegeneral literature recently announced on

schichte mit besonderer Berücksichtigung the continent of Europe are the follow.

der dogmatischen Entwicklung von Dr. ing:

W. Br. Lindner, Prof. zu Leipzig. 3. Abth. Disquisitio de loco Paulino, qui est de 1. Hälfte: Geschichte d. Kirche der neueren Slkaiwoel, quam scripsit Lud. Guil. Ern.

Zeit. Leipzig, 1852. 326 pp., Svo. Raurenhojj. Lugd. Bat., 1852. 136 pp., 8vo.

Christliche Dogmatik. Von Dr. J. Pet. Zur Charakteristik des heil. Justinus, Lange. 3. Thl. Auch unter dem Titel: Philosophen und Märtyrers. Von Karl Otto. Angewandte Dogmatik oder Polemik und Wien, 1852. Broch.

Irenik. Heidelberg, 1852, 344 pp., 8vo.

599 PP

AMERICAN. Messrs. Carlton & PHILLIPS (200 Mul- dane: VI. Exploration and Survey of the berry-street, New-York) have just ready Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah. for publication, Manly Character, a series Christian Review, (New-York,) October: of Lectures to Young Men, by Geo. Peck, -I. Baptists of the Mississippi Valley: D.D. (12mo.)

II. The Personality of the Holy Spirit : The same publishers have in press, II. Life and Letters of Niebuhr: IV. Wiland will speedily issue, “ The Brand of liam Penn and his Achievements : V. The Dominic, or the Inquisition at Rome, supreme Ark of the Covenant: VI. Spectral Illuand universul, by Rev. W. H. RULE.” This sions; their Causes and Laws. work describes “the history, policy, prin- Theological and Literary Journal, (Newciples and practices” of the Inquisition in York,) for October :-I. Sources from which a way at once truthful, accurate, and im- the Material of the Present Crust of the partial. It is a sober, earnest, telling book; Earth were derived: II. Designation and and the more so as Mr. Rule makes no state- Exposition of the Figures of Isaiah xxii: ment without giving the original authority III. Excellence and Importance of Truth: for it. We predict a wide circulation for this IV. Tendencies of the Times: V. Critics little volume. The spirit of the Inquisition and Correspondents. prevails among Roman Catholics more

Church Revicu, (New-Haven,) October :extensively now than for two centuries I. Science and Religion: II. New-England past, and the public mind of America should Theology: III. John Sterling: IV. Life be disabused of the false notion that there and Character of Henry Clay: V. Life and is no danger to be apprehended from it. Character of Bishop Henshaw: VI. WesThe Pope is something more than a bug leyan Methodism: VII. Humphrey's Hisbear, now that he is allying himself with tory of the Propagation Society. all the despotic powers of Europe to put Southern Quarterly Revier, (Charleston,) down freedom of thought.

for October :-I. Battle of El Molino del We continue our summaries of the con- Ray: II. Proprietary History of South tents of American Theological Journals :- Carolina: III. Value of Words: IV. Mar

Bibliotheca Sacra, (Andover,) October :- cus Aurelius: V. English Universities : I. Autobiography of Dr. Bretschneider: VI. Stephens's Lectures on the History of II. Elements of Culture in the Early Ages: France: VII. Instruction in Schools and III. Protestant Christianity adapted to be Colleges : VIII. Laws of Life: IX. Buildthe Religion of the World: IV. Islamism: ing and Loan Associations : X. Natural V. Character of Infants: VI. Alleged Dis- Characteristics of the Book of Jonah. crepancy between Paul and James : VII. North American Review, (Boston,) for OcLife and Services of Prof. Edwards : VIII. tober :-1. Geology of California: II. JefSketch of Justin Martyr.

frey's Life and Letters: III. Winthrop's Biblical Repertory, (Princeton,) October : Addresses and Speeches: IV. The Great -1. Eloquence of the French Pulpit: II. Exhibition : V. Decline in the Value of The Gymnasium in Prussia: III. Laws of Money: VI. Stiles's Austria in 1848-49 : Latin Grammar: IV. The Apostles' Creed: VII. Felton's Memorial of Dr. Popkin : V. Memoirs of Robert and James A. Hal- VIII. Life and Writings of Dr. Chalmers.

Classical and Miscellaneons.

EUROPEAN Trxes have changed in England since "orders.” Apropos to this is the opening Sydney Smith asked, “Who reads an Ameri- sentence of the New Quarterly Review" can book ?" If one might judge from the (London) for October :—“Our backward advertisements in the London newspapers, glance over the productions of the quarter and from the book notices in Magazines shall this time be brief. There is little to and Reviews, the question might almost be, please the eye, much to mark a decadence “Who in England reads any but American in British Literature. We have importabooks?" Warehouses are opening to receive tions wholesale from America .... but this American" consignments ;" firms are form- is not British Literature. When those who ed to do American “trade;" and every have the care of the current literature of bookseller, almost, advertises for American America, Germany, and France, have taken

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away their volumes from the mass before us, Ueber den Ursprung der Sprache” is the how little remains to the merely English title of a paper read by Jacob Geinu bey critic!"

fore the Royal Academy of Sciences at BerThe analysis of language given by K. F.

lin. It opposes the theory of a revealed Becker in his German Grammar has been

language, and asserts that man invents incorporated into almost every elementary

langrage in consequence of his organizabook, whether relating to German, Latin,

tion and its wants. Grimm passes a high or Greek, since written in Germany. It

(perhaps too high) encomium upon the has spread slowly in England and America

English language, as follows :through the translations of Kuhner and “ Indeed, the English language, which Becker, which have found more or less

produced and sustained the greatest and currency in both countries. A partial er

most powerful poet of modern times in

contrast to classic antiquity--that lanposition of the theory is given in Arnold's

guage which produced and sustained English Grammar for Classical Schools;” Shakspeare—may justly be called a world's but no full outline even exists in English language, and, like unto the English nation, except that afforded in “ The Analysis of it appears to be its destiny at some future Sentences explained and systematized, after period to exercise a still more powerful the plan of Decker's German Grammar, by

sway over all the countries of the earth,

for in wealth, reason, and conciseness, J. D. MORELL, A. M." (London, 1852, 8vo., there is none of the living tongues which pp. 75.) Deviating but slightly from Becker, can be compared to this English language; Mr. Morell presents the system with ad

not eren our own German, torn and divided mirable brevity and perspicuity in this little

as it is, like ourselves, and which must rid

itself of many failings ere it can compete volume, which we hope will be reprinted

with this English language." and widely circulated in this country.

* Die Methode der Wissenschaft, ron C. Ueber die Bauliche Einrichtung des mischen Wohnhauses, von C. G. ZUMPT,"

W.OPZOOMER, Professor der Philosophie an

d. Universität zu Utrecht," (Utrecht, 1852, (Berlin, 1832, 8vo., pp. 29,) is an account of the dwelling-houses of the Romans, their

8vo., pp. 167,) is a summary of the doctrine plans and arrangements, drawn partly from

of Logical Method, professing to follow

Herschel, Whewell, Mill, and Comte, with Vitruvius, and partly from the remains at Pompeii.

deviations enough to give originality and

self-sufficiency to the work. A third edition of " Niebuhr's Life and

Tue fourth volume of “ Scholion Hyps Letters" has appeared in London, with an additional volume consisting entirely of

mnemata, scripsit Jow. Bakius," (Lugd. Bat.

1852, pp. 336,) contains the following esnew matter, and comprising a Letter on

says: I. De Instituto legum emendandarum Niebuhr's political conduct by Chevalier Bunsen, and selections from Niebuhr's Let

apud Athenienses, (pp. 1-68) ; II. Emen

datur Cicero in Tusculanis Disputationibus, ters from Holland and minor writings.

(pp. 68–115); III. De Atheniensium cicThe first volume of Sir Archibald Alison's new “ History of Europe, from the fall of Oratt. Varr. Act. secundæ, (pp. 184-245) :

popà, (pp. 115–177) ; IV. Emendantur Cic. Napoleon to the accession of Lonis Napolcon," has been recently announced in Edinburgh.

V. Attica, (pp. 215–285); VI. Emendantur

Ciceronis Miloniana et Pisoniana, (pp. " It is the object of the author in the present

285–351); VII. Corriguntur nonnnlla in work, which will not, it is expected, exceed

Æschinis Ctesiphontea, (pp. 313–336). five volumes, or, at the utmost, sis, to trace the great Social changes which have

We have received the first part of the occurred since the termination of the wars

great " Deutsches Wörterbuch ron Jacob of the French Revolution. The era which

Grimm und WILHELM Grimm.” (Leipzig, it will embrace, though less dramatic and

1852, Å-Allverein, pp. 240.) It is beauti moving than the animated one which fully printed, and can be furnished here terminated with the fall of Napoleon, (Westermann, Brothers, 290 Broadway) at is, perhaps, still more important: though about 62} cents a number. it presents less

individual agency, it The numbers of students in the principal includes

of general progress." German Universities for the last Semester It is to be hoped that increase of years were as follows:- Erlangen 400, of whom and experience has abated something of 151 studied theology; Freiburg 338, of Mr. Alison's fierce Anti-Gallican and Anti- whom 152 were theological students; American prejudices.

Heidelberg 703 students, 62 theological ;


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