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PROVOST OF TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN
SOMETIME REGIUS PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN

Author of
A Historical Introduction to the Study of the Books of the New Testament

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BY THE SAME AUTHOR.

A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION

TO THE STUDY OF THE

BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT:

BEING

AN EXPANSION OF LECTURES

DELIVERED IN THE

DIYINITY SCHOOL of the UNIVERSITY of DUBLIN.

8vo. Price 98.

luce

Printed at THE UNIVERSITY Press, Dublin.

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tament,' contains lectures delivered in the ordinary course of instruction to my class in the Divinity School of the Dublin University. The character of the audience addressed in such lectures renders necessary a mode of treatment different from that which would be suitable in a work originally intended for publication. A lecture does not aim at that completeness which is demanded by the purchaser of a book, who expects to find in it all the information he needs on the subject with which it deals, and who objects to be sent to look for it elsewhere. The teacher of a class of intelligent young men cannot but feel that the knowledge which he can hope to communicate to them directly is insignificant in comparison with what they will acquire by their own reading, if he can only interest them in the study. He has no wish to save them the trouble of reading books, and thinks it would be waste of time to spend much in telling them what they are likely to read for themselves elsewhere. It is not his duty to write a

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