By Rev. Luther Lee, D. D., Professor of Theology in Adrian College, author of Elements of Theology, Church Polity, Revival Manual, &c.
Revised and Improved by the Author.
"Who knoweth the spirit of the man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth."
Syracuse, N. Y.: Wesleyan Methodist Book Room, 1865.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1859, by LUTHER AND SAMUEL LEE, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court, for the Northern District of New York.
Section I - An argument founded upon the power of volition, self-determination and self-action.
Section II - An argument founded upon the intellectual powers of the mind-Matter cannot think, is not intelligent.
Section III - An argument founded upon the mental phenomena of memory.
Section IV - The immateriality of mind proved from the consciousness of identity and responsibility.
Section V - The immateriality of mind proved from the nature of its desires.
Section VI - An answer to the supposed objection that the preceding arguments if solved, will prove that brutes have immaterial and immortal minds.
Section VII - The immateriality of the mind concluded.-The Bible argument.
Section I - An argument founded upon the immateriality or spiritual nature of the soul.
Section II - An argument founded upon the common sentiment of mankind.
Section III - An argument founded upon the well known opinions of the Jews.
Section IV - The Primitive Church believed that the soul maintained a conscious existence after the death of the body.
Section V - Direct Scriptural proof that the soul lives after the body is dead.
Section I - An argument founded upon the immateriality of the soul, and its conscious existence between death and the resurrection.
Section II - The penalty of the law is not annihilation, but conscious suffering.
Section III - The same subject continued-The penalty of the law is not annihilation with conscious suffering.
Section IV - The same subject continued-The argument concluded.
Section V - An argument from those Scriptures which, in various ways, represent the punishment of sinners as consisting in actual suffering, and not in annihilation, or loss of conscious existence.
Section I - Reply to the assumption that the term death expresses annihilation, when applied to the punishment of sinners.
Section II - Reply to the assumption that the word destruction means annihilation, or loss of existence.
Section III - Reply to the assumption that the word perish signifies annihilation.