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Origin of tindal
From the native name: compare similar word in Malayalam.
Tindal Sentence Examples
Law's Case of Reason (1732), in answer to Tindal's Christianity as old as the Creation is to a great extent an anticipation of Bishop Butler's famous argument in the Analogy.
It was translated into English and improved with notes by Tindal, in 2 vols.
Thus it was Bentley versus Collins, Sherlock versus Woolston, Law versus Tindal.
Revealed religion had been declared to be nothing but a republication of the truths of natural religion (Matthew Tindal, Christianity as Old as the Creation), and all revelation had been objected to as impossible.
Tindal's aim seems to have been a sober statement of the whole case in favour of natural religion, with copious but moderately worded criticism of such beliefs and usages in the Christian and other religions as he conceived to be either non-religious or directly immoral and unwholesome.