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Author Name    CAMPBELL

Title   Debate on the Evidences of Christianity: Containing an Examination of

Location Published   19TH-AM-OH-CINCINNATI-ROBINSON

Book Number   17202

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER & ROBERT OWEN. Debate on the Evidences of Christianity; Containing an Examination of the "Social System," and of all the Systems of Scepticism of Ancient and Modern Times. Held in the City of Cincinnati, Ohio, in April, 1829; Between Robert Owen & Alexander Campbell. Reported by Charles H. Sims, Esq. With an Appendix, written by the parties. Volume I. [& Volume II.] [9 lines of quotes] Second Edition. Cincinnati, Ohio: Published by Robinson and Fairbank, At the office of the Christian Journal. 1829. Octavo. Bound full tree-calf with ornate gilt spine,, rubbed & scuffed some, bottom two corners bumped, yellow page edges, one slight start, 19th century college bookplate and presentation inscription from a Amos F. Hall dated 1855, lacks front free endpaper, library accession number in stamp & pen on front flyleaf, light tanning of pages, dampstain around edges of title and next few pages diminishing to a dampstain in the bottom margin only through page 50--same at rear of book, light foxing. Collation: [1]-216, 1-256. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-5 Campbell's preface, [6]-7 laws of discussion, (1) blank, [9]-251 debate, (1) blank; (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-201 debate, (1) blank, [203]-215 review of Mr. Owen's book, [216]-236 Mr. Owen's appendix, [237]-263 Mr. Campbell's appendix, (1) blank, [265]-300 addenda. Amer. Imprints #29-39946. Second edition published the same year as the first (Bethany Va.). Robert Owen (1771-1858) Welsh socialist, pioneer of co-operation in industry, and philanthropist. He argued in A New View of Society (1813) that man's character is wholly determined by environment. He founded several communities of "Owenites" on co-operative principles in England and America including one in New Harmony, Indiana. At the age of 82 he took up Spiritualism. Alexander Campbell

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