5 edition of A life of Gilbert Burnet found in the catalog.
|Statement||With an introduction by C.H. Firth.|
|Contributions||Foxcroft, H. C. b. 1865- jt. author., Firth, C. H. 1857-1936.|
|LC Classifications||DA437.B8 C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlvi, 586 p.|
|Number of Pages||586|
|LC Control Number||08018697|
William Lloyd, lord bishop of Coventry and Litchfield, concerning a book lately published, called "A specimen of some errors and defects in the history of the reformation of the church of England," by Anthony Harmer An essay on the memory of queen Mary Reflections on A life of Gilbert Burnet book book, entitled, "The rights, powers, and privileges of an English convocation stated and vindicated," by Francis Atterbury, M. Burnet wisely refused to accept a benefice in the disturbed state of church affairs, but he wrote an audacious letter to Archbishop Sharp asking him to take measures to restore peace. The marriage was kept secret for three years, and Burnet renounced all claim to his wife's fortune. He was summoned in April before a committee of the House of Commons to give evidence against Lauderdale, and disclosed, without reluctance according to his enemies, confidences which had passed between him and the minister. Psalm cxliv. He was not formally inducted at Saltoun until Junealthough he had served there since October
These ends, curved round as if completing a circle five hundred miles in circumference, make the island crescent-shaped, like a new moon. The main purpose of war is to achieve that which, if they had achieved already, they would not have gone to war over. Lawrence-Jewry, 30 Jan. Leighton had, during a stay in the Spanish Netherlands, assimilated something of the ascetic and pietistic spirit of Jansenism, and was devoted to the interests of peace in the church. Henry Sacheverell. By Mary he had five sons of whom two died young.
The obligations to continue in the communion of the church; with a large prefatory epistle to the clergy of the said diocese. The appointment was unwelcome to most of Anne's household as well as to the Princess herself, but as Burnet recalled cheerfully, "I lived with them well enough". His father was his first tutor until he began his studies at the University of Aberdeenwhere he earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy at the age of thirteen. Martin's in the Fields, 7 Jan. Utopiawas first published in Louvain in in latin; it was translated into English by Raphe Robinson and first published in English in The chief differences between Burnet's original draft as represented by the Bodleian MS.
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Only atheists are despised but allowed in Utopia, as they are seen as representing a danger to the state: since they do not believe in any punishment or reward after this life, they have no reason to share the communistic life of Utopia, and will break the laws for their own gain.
For over a century this was the standard reference work in the field, although Catholics disputed some of its content. Burnet made a weighty speech against the bill directed against the practice of occasional conformity, and was a consistent exponent of Broad Church principles.
Parallel to this, every citizen must learn at least one of the other essential trades: weaving mainly done by the womencarpentry, metalsmithing and masonry.
The annotation of the text of the Discourse demonstrates Cornwall's scholarship and the other scholarly apparatus, including the index, make A life of Gilbert Burnet book an invaluable tool for the scholar seeking Burnet's views on a plethora of issues.
His jurisdiction extended over Wiltshire and Berkshire. Of his shorter religious and polemical works a catalogue is given in vol. Against adultery and uncleanness. The alleged amorality of England's priests is compared to that of the more highly principled behaviour of the fictional A life of Gilbert Burnet book in More's Utopia, when a character observes wryly that "every second person born in England is fathered by a priest.
The first volume was published inending before the Glorious Revolution. To the Exclusion Bill he opposed a suggestion of compromise, and it is said that Charles offered him the bishopric of Chichester, "if he would come entirely into his interests.
Lecky's History of England in the Eighteenth Century, vol. He discouraged plurality of livings, and consequent non-residence, established a school of divinity at Salisbury, and spent much time himself in preparing candidates for confirmation, and in the examination of those who wished to enter the priesthood.
In he resigned his parish to become professor of divinity in the University of Glasgow, and in the same year he published an exposition of his ecclesiastical views in his Modest and Free Conference between a Conformist and a Nonconformist by "a lover of peace".
Alternatively, the natives of the mainland are invited to be part of these Utopian colonies, but if they dislike them and no longer wish to stay they may return. It is unknown if More truly believed in socialism, or if he printed Utopia as a way to show that true socialism was impractical Gilbert.
Sharp sent for Burnet, and dismissed his advice without apparent resentment. Of his shorter religious and polemical works a catalogue is given in vol. Both which cases the author resolved in the affirmative. However his help was needed to translate William's Declaration which was to be distributed in England after his landing.
Framework[ edit ] The story is written from the perspective of More himself. Mary-le-Bow, 2 Sept. This letter was writtenbut not published till Mary-le-Bow, 18 Feb. Raphael then travels farther and finds the island of Utopia, where he spends five years observing the customs of the natives.
After more months of travelling across France, Switzerland and Germany he arrived at UtrechtNetherlands in May Written by Sir Thomas More, Gilbert Burnet (translator), Audiobook narrated by Simon Prebble.
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