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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 2
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The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 2

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Clarendon Press 1874

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Overview

The second volume includes Hooker’s thoughts and expositions on church life. He includes practical topics such as duties of ministers, appropriate attire, length, prayers, communion, baptism, and marriage ceremonies. Hooker goes into careful detail on each of these subjects and more, providing valuable insight on daily life for laity and for ministers alike.

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

  • Of Preaching by Reading Publicly of Holy Writ
  • Prayer Considered as a Duty to God
  • The Father’s Testimony to Ministerial Attire
  • Length of Service Reverential, Edifying, Necessary
  • Litanies
  • Prayer for Deliverance
  • Communion of Saints
  • Ground in Scripture for Omnipresence
  • Of Interrogatories in Baptism
  • Of the Cross in Baptism
  • Of Confirmation after Baptism
  • Of Festival Days The Celebration of Matrimony

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, vol. 2
  • Author: Richard Hooker
  • Editor: John Keble
  • Edition: 6th
  • Publisher: Oxford
  • Publication Date: 1874
  • Pages: 614

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.