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Characters and characteristics of William Law, nonjuror and mystic,

Author: William Law; Alexander Whyte
Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton [1893]
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Law, William, 1686-1761.
Characters and characteristics of William Law.
London, Hodder and Stoughton [1893]
(OCoLC)707590572
Named Person: John Wesley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Law; Alexander Whyte
OCLC Number: 4295399
Description: xlvii, 328 pages 21 cm
Contents: Introductory lecture on William Law --
I. Characteristics --
God --
The Trinity --
The unseen universe --
Nature --
The breath of God --
God in man --
The origin of evil --
The Fall --
The wrath of God --
The groaning of creation --
The heart of man --
The will --
Self --
Pride --
Envy --
Covetousness --
Worldliness --
Infidelity --
The Second Adam --
The process of Christ --
The atonement --
The new birth --
Conversion --
Faith --
Love --
Humility --
Meekness --
Thankfulness --
Intention --
Complexion --
Sensibility --
Prayer --
Intercessory prayer --
Reading the gospels --
Fasting --
Self-denial --
Early rising --
Spiritual books --
Spiritual conversation --
learning --
True knowledge --
Preaching --
Controversy --
Providence --
Immortality --
Heaven and hell --
Jacob Behmen --
Isaac Newton --
II. Characters (In the 'Christian perfection:') --
Philo, the virtuoso --
Patronus, who loves the Church of England --
Eusebius, grammarian and parish minister --
Matrona, at fifty --
Publius, the politician --
Julia, the novel-reading widow --
Junius, the orthodox, and his distaste for devotional books --
Julius, and his insincere devotions --
Clito, and his expedition in his prayers --
Credula, a busybody --
Clemens, Fervidus, and Eugenia, and their imaginary piety --
(In the 'serious call':) --
Penitens, a notable tradesman, on his death-bed --
Calidus, and his chief end --
Serena, a lady of leisure --
Flavia, and her two hundred a year --
Miranda, and her two hundred a year --
Fulvius, and his club --
Caelia, and her vexations --
Flatus, and his search after happiness --
Feliciana, and her gewgaw happiness --
Succus, and his god --
Octavius, and his end --
Cognatus, in holy orders --
Negotius, and his immense business --
Mundanus, a man of parts --
Classicus, and his Greek Bible --
Paternus, the author's father --
Matilda, and her daughters --
Eusebia, and her daughters --
Ouranius, in his parish --
Susurrus, the pious whisperer --
(In the 'way to divine knowledge':) --
Academicus, a divinity student --
Author's rules for conduct --
Rules and prayers for King's Cliffe Charity School --
Three prayers for author's private use.
Responsibility: selected and arranged with an appreciation by Alexander Whyte.

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