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Wright, Paul -1785

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Works: 67 works in 187 publications in 1 language and 2,272 library holdings
Genres: Chronology  History  Biography  Commentaries  Sermons  Church history  Genealogy  Sources 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: DA30, 942
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Most widely held works by Paul Wright
The Christian's new and complete British family Bible Being a new, clear, full, and universal exposition and commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Containing the whole of the sacred text of the Holy Bible, as contained in the Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha, at large. Illustrated with most valuable notes and annotations, theological, critical, moral, divine, historical, geographical, systematical, biographical, practical, admonitory, chronological, and explanatory. Wherein all the difficult and obscure passages are clearly explained ; the seeming contradictions in every respect reconciled ; the mis-translations corrected ; the errors of former commentators rectified and pointed out ; the objections of deists and infidels answered ; the prophecies and parables faithfully elucidated ; sublime passages properly noted ; the offices of the Jewish and Christian churches thoroughly investigated ; every minute circumstance of the revealed will of God faithfully recorded ; all proper names, together with scripture weights and measures, accompanied with the necessary interpretations and illustrations ; and the whole of divine revelation (upon which all our hopes of eternal happiness depend) displayed in its original purity, and rendered easy, pleasant ; and profitable to every capacity, both with respect to faith and practice. With practical reflections, improvements, and useful admonitions at the end of each chapter ; and an illustration of the doctrines and duties contained in the various parts of the Holy Scriptures. Calculated to enlighten the understanding, purify the heart, and promote the cause of virtue and piety ; and thereby establish the happiness and peace o[f] Christian families in this world, and secure their eternal salvation in the next. To which are added, as a farther elucidation of the whole, a complete connection of the old and new testaments ; the lives of all the inspired writers, from Genesis to the Revelations ; a critical account of the various translations of the Holy Bible ; tables of scripture weights, measures, &c. and many other articles (too numerous to mention here) relating to Jewish and Christian antiquities, and other important subjects, not to be found in any other commentator, but which are essentially necessary to explain and illustrated the sacred writings. This valuable body of Christian Divinity, and treasury of divine revelation, being the result of more than forty years study and experience (and not a hasty production, undertaken to serve pecuniary purposes) is executed in a manner far superior to other publications of the sort, and will alone form a complete Universal Library of Divine Knowledge, antient and modern. Being calculated on a plan entirely new, and containing, among the other great improvements never before attempted, every remark valuable or worthy of notice, in former works of this kind. By Paul Wright, D.D.-F.S.A. vicar of Oakley, and rector of Snoreham, in Essex, late of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, and author of other learned, pious, and useful works, universally approved of by Christians of every denomination. Dedicated to the Right Reverend Father in God, the Lord Bishop of London. Search the scriptures, for therein are contained the words of eternal life ; -they have God for their author! salvation for their end! and truth, without any mixture of error, for their matter! The whole embellished with the most elegant set of large folio copper-plates ever published in a work of this kind ; finely engraved from the original drawings and paintings of Hamilton, Dodd, Wale, Cipriani, Rubens, Vandyke, Raphael, and others, by those ingenious and celebrated artists, Pollard, Grignion, Goldar, Noble, Rennoldson, Conder, Jenkins, Smith, Thornton, Parker, Heath, Walker, Bartolozzi, &c. &c ( )
2 editions published between 1795 and 1800 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new and complete family prayer-book, or Church of England man's divine library: being An Universal Illustration, Commentary, Exposition, and Paraphrase on The Book of Common-Prayer And Administration of the Sacraments, And other Rites, Ceremonies, and Offices of the Church, according to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Plalms of David. Containing at Large, the whole Service (public and Private, for Sundays, Holidays, &c.) of our Church, with all the Rubricks, &c. complete: Namely, The Calendar, with the Table of Lessons-The Order for Morning Prayer-The Order for Evening Prayer-Tables and Rules for the Feasts and Fasts throughout the Year-The Order how the Psalter is appointed to be Read-The Order how the Rest of the Holy Scripture is appointed to be Read-A Table of proper Lessons and Psalms-The Creed of St. Athanasius-The Litany-Prayers and Thanksgivings upon several Occasions-Collects, Epistles, and Gospels, to be used at the Ministration of the Holy Communion throughout the Year-The Order of the Ministration of the Holy Communion-The Order of Baptism both Public and Private-The Order of Baptism for those of Riper Years-The Catechism, with the Order for Confirmation of Children-The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony-Visitation of the Sick, and Communion of the Sick-The Order for the Burial of the Dead-Thanksgiving for Women after Child-Bearing-A Commination, or Denouncing of God's Anger and Judgment against Sinners-The Psalter, or Psalms of David-Forms of Prayer to be used at Sea-A Form of Prayer for the Fifth Day of November, for Deliverance from the Gunpowder Plot-A Form of Prayer for the Thirtieth Day of January-A Form of Prayer for the Nine and Twentieth Day of May, or Restoration of the Royal Family-A Form of Prayer for the Twenty-Fifth Day of October. Also, A Companion to and Preparation for the Altar, The New and Old Versions of the Psalms, The Form or Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons ; The Acts for the Uniformity of the Common-Prayer-The Preface, as settled by the original Compilers of our excellent Liturgy-Directions concerning the Service and Ceremonies-The Articles of Religion-Constitutions and Canons of the Church-Ratification-Table of Kindred and Affinity-A Manual of Prayers for every Day in the Week, &c. &c. &c. Comprehending Likewise, The whole Substance of every Thing Liturgical in all former Expositors, Ritualists, Commentators, and other learned Divines who have wrote on any Part of the Subject, collected and inserted in their proper Order, and interspersed throughout with practical Observations ; all the Material, Obscure, and Intricate Passages, Fasts, Festivals, Saints-Days, Apostolical and Canonical ; Prayers, Epistles, Gospels, Psalms, Collects, Lessons, &c. throughout the Year, being faithfully fully, clearly, and comprehensively elucidated. With Notes, Theological, Critical, Moral, Historical, Systematical, Practical, and Explanatory, at the Bottom of each Page ; Carefully extracted from the most eminent and pious Bishops and other Divines of our Church, such as Hoadley, Comber, Burnet, Warner, Beveridge, Nicholls, Burkitt, Saunderson, Wheatley, Clarke, Cave, Shuckford, Butler, Cosins, Wilkins, Wilson, Sparrow, Lowth, Barrow, L'estrange, Usher, Bennet, Mede, Atterbury, Hurd, Jortin, Kennicot, Lardner, Leland, Secker, Newton, Seed, Orr, Sherlock, South, Tillotson, Sharpe, Howard, Johnson, Porteus, Pearce, Hall, and others. Including a Comparison of our Liturgy with the Rituals of the Primitive Churches, wherein our established Form of Devotion is proved by Scripture, Reason, and Antiquity, both lawful and necessary, with an Account of such Alterations as have been made since it was first compiled in the Reign of King Edward VI. and the particular Reasons which occasioned them. The exact Method and Harmony of all the Offices are shown, together with Observations on Psalmody, Church-Music, Ornaments, &c. The Whole forming a valuable Work, very useful for all Christian Families, to excite Devotion, and enable every One to Pray with the Understanding. By Paul Wright, D.D. - F.S.A. Vicar of Oakley and Rector of Snoreham, in Essex, late of Pembroke-Hall, Cambridge ; Author of The Complete British Family Bible, being a real New Exposition and Commentary on the Holy Scriptures-of The New and Complete Life of our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus-Christ and his Apostles, &c. - and of the New and Complete Book of Martyrs, being Fox's Martyrs revised, corrected, and improved, the only perfect and elegant Work of the Kind. Embellished with a numerous Set of elegant Copper-Plate engravings, more highly and curiously finished than those given with any other Work of the Kind whatever. The Artists engaged in their elegant Executions are the justly celebrated Messrs. Grainger, Taylor, Rennoldson, Morris, Royce, Roberts, Seaco, Conder, Parker, Myles, Hawkins, Thornton, Page, and others, whose Ingenuity has done Honour to the English Nation ; and who are taking this exquisite Set of Copper-Plates (which on Account of their superior Excellence, will cost the Proprietor upwards of One Thousand Pounds) from Original Designs made by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. West, Mr. June, Samuel-Wale, Esq. of the Royal Academy, and the finest Paintings of the most esteemed Masters, such as Raphael Urbin, Rubens, Vandyke, Picart, &c. and the Whole curiously ornamented by the ingenious Mr. Clowes and other Masters by Church of England ( )
1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new and complete life of our blessed Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ that great example, as well as saviour of mankind. Containing a More Complete, Authentic, Ample, Accurate, Instructive, Universal, and Full Account (freed from Popish Superstition, and other Errors) than was ever before Published, of all the Real Facts, relating to the Exemplary Life, Meritorious Sufferings, and Triumphant Death of Our Glorious Redeemer, Who took upon himself our Sinful Nature, Was Crucified for our Sins, Rose Again for our Justification, Ascended into Heaven, and now Sitteth at the Right-Hand of God, making Intercession for Us ; Particularly his Incarnation, Nativity, Genealogy, Baptism, Preservation, Circumcision, Presentation, Early Transactions, Divine Mission, Fasting, Ministry, Temptation, Doctrines, Calling and Appointment of the Apostles, Miracles, Parables, Travels, Humility, Charity, Patience, Meekness, Sufferings, Transfiguration, Passion, Institution of the Sacraments ; Crucifixion, Burial, Resurrection, Appearance, and Ascension, &c. &c. &c. To which is Added, A New, Complete, and Authentic History of the Lives, Transactions, Sufferings, and Deaths, of his Holy Apostles, Evangelists, Disciples, And other Eminent Persons and Primitive Christians, who first Propagated the Christian Religion, and to cruel Persecutors laid down their Lives in the Glorious Cause of Jesus Christ ; particularly St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke, St. John, St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Andrew, St. James the Great, St. Philip, St. Bartholomew, St. Thomas, St. James the Less, St. Simon, St. Jude, St. Matthias, St. Barnabas, St. Stephen, Timothy, Silas, Mary Magdalene, Mary Sister of Lazarus, Mary of Cleophas, Mary of Salome, Trophimus, Tychicus, Tertius, Linus, Onesiphorus, Stephanus, Phebe, Sosipater, Clement, Ananias, Nicolas, Nicodemus, Joseph, Philemon, Priscilla, Titus, &c. Also, A New, Useful, and Interesting Account of the Life of the Messiah's great Forerunner John the Baptist ; And likewise the Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Together with A Faithful Account of the Successors of the Apostles, for Three Hundred Years after the Crucifixion, in the five great Apostolical Churches. Comprehending, The Whole Doctrine of Christianity, the Evidences fairly stated upon which it is founded, and the Manner of its Establishment in different Parts of the World. - Including a Complete Defence of Christianity, containing Plain and Satisfactory Answers to all the Objections made against our Holy Religion, by Jews, Turks, Atheists, Deists, Infidels, and Free-Thinkers of the present Age, who are a Disgrace to Human Nature, and strive to level Mankind with the Brute Creation ; whereby the Religion of the great Redeemer of Mankind is proved to be Genuine and truly Divine. The Whole Interspersed with Practical Improvements, and Useful Remarks, Familiarly Adapted to every Capacity, and designed to Promote, in every Christian, the necessary Practice of Faith and Repentance, as the only appointed Means whereby God can be Reconciled with Man. This Complete Work being the Result of long Study and Experience, and not a hasty Performance, has been regularly digested and collected, not only from the Evangelists, Epistles, &c. but also from Josephus, the most judicious Ecclesiastical Historians, and other Books as well as Manuscripts (ancient and modern) of Undoubted Authority. It will therefore comprise a great Variety of the most Important, Valuable, and Curious Matter relating to the Life and Death of our Blessed Saviour and his Apostles, &c. not to be found in any other Work of the Kind whatever. By Paul Wright, D.D. Vicar of Oakley, &c. in Essex, late of Pembroke-Hall, Cambridge ; And Author of the Christian's New and Complete British Family Bible ; -of the New and Complete Edition of Fox's Original Book of Martyrs ; -And of The New Edition of the Whole Book of Common Prayer, with Notes, and other necessary Illustrations ; -All of which respective Works are universally approved of in every Respect, by the Public in general, who have perused the Numbers already published. Embellished with the most elegant, valuable, and numerous set of large copper-plate prints ever published in a work of this kind ; finely engraved from the original Drawings of Hamilton, Chalmers, West, Samuel Wale, Esq. &c. by those ingenious and celebrated Artists, Messrs. Pollard, Rennoldson, Taylor, Tookey, Smith, Page, Granger, Morris, Royce, Golder, Collier, Parker, and Other Eminent Masters by John Fleetwood ( )
2 editions published in 1790 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new and complete family prayer-book, or Church of England man's divine library: ... By Paul Wright ... Embellished with ... engravings by Church of England ( )
3 editions published in 1785 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new and complete book of martyrs : or, an universal history of martydom by John Foxe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Wright, Paul, d. 1785
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