The Parochial Library of the Eighteenth Century in Christ Church, Boston

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Priv. print. at the Merrymount Press, 1917 - Church libraries - 86 pages
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Page 1 - After God had carried us safe to New England, and we had builded our houses, provided necessaries for our livelihood, reared convenient places for God's worship, and settled the civil government, one of the next things we longed for and looked after was to advance learning and perpetuate it to posterity; dreading to leave an illiterate ministry to the churches, when our present ministers shall lie in the dust.
Page 1 - Work; it pleased God to stir up the heart of one Mr. Harvard (a godly Gentleman and a lover of Learning, there living amongst us) to give the one halfe of his Estate (it being in all about ^1700) towards the erecting of a Colledge, and all his Library...
Page 62 - Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, Articles of Religion, and a Form and Manner of making, ordaining and consecrating Bishops, Priests, and Deacons...
Page 65 - BEING THE TIME OF THE YEARLY MEETING OF THE CHILDREN EDUCATED IN THE CHARITY-SCHOOLS IN AND ABOUT THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER.
Page 63 - A General Ecclesiastical History, from the Nativity of our blessed Saviour, to the first establishment of Christianity by human laws, under the emperor Constantine the Great ; containing the space of about...
Page 9 - Have you a Parochial Library? If you have, are the books preserved, and kept in good condition? Have you any particular rules and orders for the preserving of them ? Are those rules and orders duly observed ? " I am anxious to find an " original " giving the date of the above for any New York churches.
Page 69 - The Case Stated between the Church of Rome and the Church of England; wherein is shewed that the doubt and danger is in the former, and the certainty and safety in the latter communion.
Page 68 - A Defence of the validity of the English Ordinations, and of the Succession of the Bishops in the Church of England : together with proofs justifying the facts advanced in this treatise.
Page 65 - To which is annexed, An ACCOUNT of The Society for promoting Christian Knowledge. LONDON: Printed by J.
Page 4 - AD , when the seven ministers just named made a declaration that " some of them doubted of the validity, and the rest were more fully persuaded of the invalidity, of the Presbyterian ordination in opposition to the Episcopal.

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