The Influence of Health and Disease on Religious Experience – Joseph H. Jones
Joseph H. Jones was the pastor of the 6th Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. He also is the author of the official biography of Ashbel Green. He wrote a book on revival at New Brunswick NJ in 1837.
Christian Experience—Religious frames closely allied to what is called the ” constitution”—Idiosyncrasies of nature not merged in grace—Remark of the astrologers concerning Cyrus—Example of Simon Peter—of Paul and John— of Melancthon—of Martin Luther—Rev. Timothy Rogers—Christianity made to suffer from the physical sufferings of its professors—Their spiritual fluctuations produced by physical causes .
Four cases of mental disorder within the sphere of the author’s pastoral experience—The mistake of imputing to Satanic agency what is dependent on bodily disease—Case of the wife of Rev. John Newton—Case of John Bunyan—of Martin Luther—Opinion of Richard Baxter— Injurious influence on the mind ascribed to Calvinism—Opinion of a writer in the Encyclopedia Britannica—of Esquirol—Macaulay—Haley’s insinuation in relation to Cowper unwarranted— Judicious remark of Dr. Cheyne—Case of an injured wife in London.