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Title: Hooker : Ecclesiastical Polity Book I
Description: Oxford, United Kingdom, Clarendon Press. 1873, 2nd Edition Thus. Cloth, Foolscap 8vo. Richard Hooker (1554-1600) Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, the first four books of which were published in 1594. The fifth was published in 1597, while the final four were published posthumously. One of the greatest English theologians, his masterpiece is The Laws Of Ecclesiastical Polity. Its philosophical base is Aristotelian, with a strong emphasis on natural law eternally planted by God in creation. On this foundation, all positive laws of Church and State are developed from Scriptural revelation, ancient tradition, reason, and experience. Burgundy limp bds with blind pub device to both bds and gilt title, pp 160 plus ads. CONDITION spine browned, light wear to cnrs, head and foot of spine lightly rubbed, eps browned with dedication covered with white out to pastedown, interior clean and bright, no foxing, book block tight. Near Fine/Not Issued.

Keywords: Antiquarian Rare

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 6771

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