The Ecclesiastical Polity And Other Works Of Richard Hooker; With His Life By I. Walton. To Which…

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byRichard Hooker

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A SKETCH* OF THE LIFE OF THOMAS CARTWRIGHT, B.D. FORMERlY FEllOW OF ST. JOHN'S; AND AFTERWARD A SENIOR-FELlOW AND MARGARET PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY, IN TRINITY COllEGE, CAMBRIDGE. This distinguished Puritan Divine, styled "Antesignanus,"f was the person who in the vigour of his age combated with Whitgift, and whose writings became so alarmingly influential, that Hooker was employed "by appointment "J to counteract their effects when their Author, in his "declining and forgetful age"§ was labouring under prohibition and decrepitude. He was born in the county of Hertford, about the year 1585.|| In 1550 he matriculated at St. John's College, Cambridge, and pursued his studies with avidity; never allowing himself more than five hours for sleep: a rule he adhered to through his subsequent life.^f * This is called a "Sketch" only, because a more voluminous Life, and one more worthy of this memorable character, is in manuscript, from the pen of the Rev. Benj. Brook, the laborious author of " The Lives of the Puritans, in three volumes, octavo, 1813." When the genuine history of those individuals is investigated, it appears how greatly our country and our religion are beholden to them for resisting Ecclesiastical encroachments and arbitrary domination. t Camdeni Annales Regn. Eliz. in An. 1581. "When I consider the zeal for Religion which sheweth itself in many, as well of the Nobility and Gentry of this Realm, as of the People, ....so I cannot be but ashamed of mine own slackness, and afraid of the displeasure of the Lord, for that those whose proper work this is, and especially which should bear the Standard and carry the Torch unto the rest, are so cold and so careless in these matters of the Lord." T. C.'s First "Replye," Epistle to (he Church of England,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A SKETCH* OF THE LIFE OF THOMAS CARTWRIGHT, B.D. FORMERlY FEllOW OF ST. JOHN'S; AND AFTERWARD A SENIOR-FELlOW AND MARGARET P...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.49 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217077870

ISBN - 13:9780217077873

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