The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce; in Two Books. Also the Judgement of Martin Bucer, Tetrachordon, and an Abridgement of Colasterion
General Books, 2013 - 110 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...if I a native am found to have done for mine own country, altogether suitably and conformably to their so large and clear understanding, yet without the least help of theirs; I suppose that henceforward among conscionable and judicious persons it will no more be thought to my discredit, or at all to this nation's dishonour. And if these their books the one shall be printed often with best allowance in most religious cities, the other with express authority of Leo the Tenth, a pope, shall, for the propagating of truth, be published and re-published, though against the received opinion of that church, and mine containing but the same thing, shall in a time of reformation, a time of free speaking, free writing, not find a permission to the press; I refer me to wisest men, whether truth be suffered to be truth, or liberty to be liberty now among us, and be not again in danger of new fetters and captivity after all our hopes and labours lost: and whether learning be not (which our enemies too prophetically feared) in the way to be trodden. j p 4..... 'i.-down again by ignorance. Whereof while time is, out of the faith owing to God and my country, I bid this kingdom beware; and doubt not but God who hath dignified this parliament already to so many glorious degrees, will also give them (which is a singular blessing) to inform themselves rightly in the midst of an unprincipled age, and to prerflf this working mystery of ignorance and ecclesiastictll thraldom, which under new shapes and disguises begins afresh to grow upon us.. '"; ' ' I V i rill uJ ' '-' l.'lllll I" t'"l. I "iliii- r;i. ', -.j;, -i, . i i ': -.-/...-v-It...' V.. TETRACHORBON: i EXPOSITIONS't r. I " UPON The four chief places in Scripture which treat of Marriage, or Nullities...
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