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A holy commonwealth

Author: Richard Baxter; William M Lamont
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first modern edition of A Holy Commonwealth, which was written in 1659 by the Puritan minister Richard Baxter (1615-91). It is a candid confession as to why a conservative Puritan fought  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691.
Holy commonwealth.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)624196927
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Baxter; William M Lamont
ISBN: 0521405181 9780521405188 0521405807 9780521405805
OCLC Number: 28422961
Description: xxxi, 254 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Richard Baxter: a chronology --
A Holy Commonwealth --
Adam Contzen the Jesuites Directions --
1. There is a God that is mans Creator --
2. God is the Soveraign Ruler of Mankind --
3. Of the Constitution of Gods Kingdome --
4. Of the Administration of the Universal Kingdom --
5. Of a subordinate Commonwealth in General --
6. Of the several sorts of Commonwealths --
7. Of the Foundation efficient and conveying causes of Power --
8. Of the best form of Government, and Happyest Common-wealth --
9. How a Commonwealth may be reduced to this Theocratical temper, if it have advantages, and the Rulers and People are willing --
10. Of the Soveraigns Power over the Pastors of the Church, and of the difference of their Offices --
11. Of the Soveraigns Prerogatives, and Power of Governing by Laws and judgement --
12. Of due Obedience to Rulers, and of Resistance --
13. Of the late Warres. Meditations --
Appendix: Preface to The Life of Faith (1670).
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Responsibility: Richard Baxter ; edited by William Lamont.
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