Lives of Twelve Good Men Volume 1

Lives of Twelve Good Men Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...translation of Augustine's ' Con/'essions, ') was not actually published till November 1 8 38. Rose did not live therefore to see the first of those 39 volumes which gave so important an impulse to the study of the Patristic writings, and were not discontinued till January 1 3th, 18 58. F ield's admirable ed. of Chrysostom's 'Homilies on S. Matthew's Gospel' appeared at Cambridge in 1839, and was speedily followed by an English translation. Something will be found offered elsewhere concerning this important undertaking.... But it may not be overlooked that Rose's prime solicitude was to induce the Clergy to acquaint themselves with the Greek and Latin Fathers in the original idiom. Thus, writing to Benjamin Harrison (August I2, 1836), he says: --" I have been talking to Newman about a plan I have of printing with a few notes and general remarks, Chrysostom's Commentary on two of the shorter Epistles, just to convince young men that they are easg reading. If we could coax those who do read to such studies, instead of the everlasting crambe about J ustification, and thus teach them that the Gospel is something larger and better than the range of the Quinquarticular Controversy, it would surely be good. But the question is, ---Will any one buy such a book '4 " The writer of the foregoing letter to Bp. Doane, it is plain, was buoyed up by a cheerful hope. Nor is proof wanting that he got through the winter of 1836-7 with comparative immunity from suffering. He delivered to the Divinity Students of King's College (1836--7) a Course of Lectures on the "Erirlences of tfie C/iriatian 1i'elz'gion," which were received with enthusiasm as well as...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813952
  • 9781236813954