THE BISHOP OF LONDON'S PASTORAL LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF HIS DIOCESE; PARTICULARLY, TO THOSE OF THE TWO GREAT CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER. OCCASION'D BY SOME LATE WRITINGS IN FAVOUR OF INFIDELITY.
London; Printed For Sam. Buckley, 1728. Item #34599
Original Wraps. 8vo. , 54 pages. 20 cm. First edition. Letter from the Bishop of London denouncing recent 'licentious' writings in support of direct interpretation of the scriptures, doing away with church law, and committing sin. The Bishop points out that these writings, either in the guise of atheism or as anti-popery, undermine the Christian religion. He denounces Reason in support of Revelation, discusses St. Paul and St. Peters Discourses to the Jews, demands that women keep silent in the church, etc. Subjects: Apologetics - History - 18th century. Apologetics - Early works to 1800. Apologetics. Church of England - Pastoral letters and charges. Church of England. Early works. History. Pastoral letters and charges. OCLC lists 28 copies. Spine rebacked. Aged, and lightly soiled. Good condition. (SPEC-40-45).