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The laws of ecclesiastical polity

Richard Hooker

The laws of ecclesiastical polity

Books I-IV ... with an introduction by Henry Morley.

by Richard Hooker

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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SeriesMorley"s Universal Library -- 57
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Open LibraryOL16534133M

The preface and first four books of Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity were published in , financed by his former student, Edwin Sandys. In , the Queen presented Hooker with an estate at. Close section Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. A PREFACE. To them that seek (as they term it) the reformation of Laws, and orders Ecclesiastical, in the Church of ENGLAND. What things are handled in the Books following. Close section THE FIRST BOOK. The matter contained in this first Book. The cause of writing this general discourse.

Rather, allowances must be made on a regular basis for contingent circumstances in matters of order and polity. The specific issue lying behind this was Puritan concerns over ecclesiastical appointments. Hooker here argues that ecclesiastical appointments ought to occur on the basis of equity rather than abiding by hard and fast rules.   Of the laws of ecclesiastical polity: preface, book I, book VIII , Cambridge University Press in English Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled Libraries near you: Of the lawes of ecclesiastical politie: eight bookes , Printed by Richard Bishop and are to be sold by George Lathum.

Presented in modern english for the first time, this is an accessible language edition of Richard Hooker's Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, the major prose work of the English 16th century. Hooker's monumental work was the first substantial contribution to theology, philosophy, and political thought written in English. Even when we rely on Scripture alone in framing laws, reason will play an indispensable role. Hooker is now ready to parse out exactly how reason and Scriptural authority play out in the making of laws of ecclesiastical polity; but before summarizing this, it may be helpful to .


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