13. [Three of the articles (none of which appear in these selections) to which d'Alembert refers the reader are perfectly orthodox, but "Hell," by the Abbé Mallet, is in great part a paraphrase from the seventeenth-century English Archbishop Tillotson, a precursor of the English deists, and dwells at length on Tillotson's argument that belief in hell is incompatible with belief in a just and merciful God.]


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