The Ecclesiastical polity and other works of Richard Hooker: with his life by I. Walton. To which are added, the 'Christian letter' to mr. Hooker; and dr. Covel's 'Just and temperate defence' in reply to it [&c.] an intr. and notes by B. Hanbury

Front Cover
1830
0 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 296 - And they stirred up the people and the elders and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him and brought him to the council, and set up false witnesses, which said ; This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place and the law. For we have heard him say ; That this Jesus of Nazareth shall destroy this place, and shall change the customs which Moses delivered us.
Page xxxi - Whosoever, through his private judgment, willingly and purposely, doth openly break the Traditions and Ceremonies of the Church, which be not repugnant to the Word of God, and be ordained and approved by common authority, ought to be rebuked openly...
Page 297 - And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
Page 78 - Now if nature should intermit her course, and leave altogether though it were but for a while the observation of her own laws; if those principal and mother elements of the world, whereof all things in this lower world are made, should lose the qualities which now they have; if the frame of that heavenly arch erected over our heads should loosen and dissolve itself; if celestial spheres should forget their wonted motions, and by irregular volubility turn themselves any way as it might happen; if...
Page 78 - ... if celestial spheres should forget their wonted motions, and by irregular volubility turn themselves any way as it might happen; if Piaim the prince of the lights of heaven, which now as a giant doth run his unwearied course, should, as it were, through a languishing faintness, begin to stand, and to rest himself; if the moon should wander from her beaten way; the times and seasons of the year blend themselves by disordered and confused mixture; the winds breathe out their last gasp...
Page 219 - Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page clxxviii - ... yet, on the other side, they are more cruel and hard-hearted (good to make severe inquisitors), because their tenderness is not so oft called upon.
Page ci - There is no learning that this man hath not searched into, nothing too hard for his understanding : this man indeed deserves the name of an author : his books will get reverence by age ; for there is in them such seeds of eternity, that if the rest be like this, they shall last till the last fire shall consume all learning.
Page 156 - Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils ; speaking lies in hypocrisy ; having their conscience seared with a hot iron ; forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.
Page 111 - He hath made all subject, the lawful power of making laws to command whole politic societies of men belongeth so properly unto the same entire societies, that for any prince or potentate of what kind soever upon earth to exercise the same of himself, and not either by express commission immediately and personally received from God, or else by authority derived at the first from their consent upon whose persons they impose laws, it is no better than mere tyranny. 10 AD 15M.J [А.П.1ИО Laws they...

Bibliographic information