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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 1
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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 1

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Clarendon Press 1874

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Overview

This first volume includes biographical information about the life of Hooker, providing valuable context before delving into his theological treatises. Hooker's most famous essay, Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity is included in this work. Some of the topics Hooker covers in this work are harmony of the Old and New Testaments, the goodness of the laws and traditions, differences between laws of men and God, use of Scripture in daily life, glorifying God as a way of life, purifying faith, the evils of complacency, and the place of human authority in the life of a Christian.

Key Features

  • Includes Hooker’s most famous works
  • Emphasis on tolerance and compassion within the Church
  • Contains indexes, appendixes, and an introduction of the life of Hooker

Contents

  • Editor’s Preface
  • Walton’s Dedication to the Bishop Morley
  • Preface to the First Edition of the Life of Hooker
  • Life of Hooker
  • Appendix to the Life of Hooker
  • Further Appendix
  • Spenser’s Preface to the Reader
  • Preface to the Books of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity
  • Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, The First Book
  • The Second Book
  • The Third Book
  • The Fourth Book
  • Of the Fifth Book
  • Hooker’s Dedication to Archbishop Whitgift
  • The Sixth Book
  • Traver’s Supplication to the Council
  • Hooker’s Answer to Traver’s Supplication
  • Sermons

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 1
  • Author: Richard Hooker
  • Editor: John Keble
  • Edition: 6th
  • Publisher: Oxford
  • Publication Date: 1874
  • Pages: 462

About Richard Hooker

Richard Hooker (1554–1600) was born in England. He was an Anglican theologian and priest known for promoting reason and tradition. Hooker wrote extensively on the relationship between Church and State, as well as well interpretation, salvation, and morality. Considered one of the greatest influences on Anglicanism, Hooker was a proponent of Thomas Aquinas. He was acclaimed by Elizabeth I and James I.