The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 10

The Theological and Miscellaneous Works. Ed. with Notes by John Towill Rutt Volume 10

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...assemblies of Italians, especially in A. D. 1.546, at Vicenza, in the territory of Venice. They met for the discussion of religious subjects; and among them. it is said, but not with certainty, was Laalius Socinus, born in A. D. 1.526, at Sienna, designed for the profession of the law, and greatly distinguished for his learning and piety. He certainly travelled much in search of truth. He was, however, of a timid disposition; for though it was evident that he was no Trinitarian, he lived and died a member of the Helvetic church ofZurich, in A. D. 1562. It was his nephew, Faustus Socinus, a man of perhaps less learning, but of greater ability, and more zeal, who gave celebrity to the sect, and from him theUnitarians were long called Socinians; but hishistoryfalls within the next period. About this time, however, many persons who entertained these sentiments, as well as those of the Anabaptists, being persecuted by all the other denominations of Christians, took refuge in Poland, where, behaving with much moderation, ' " Anno 1563, natus annos 76:3. Tigurinis pulsus est, asperima hyeme, viis omnibus, nive et glacie, impeditis, ut refert Bzovius ex Dudicii ad Bezam epistola." Sandius, p. 8, art. Ochinus. 1-Robinson, p. 592. (P.) I Toulmin's Mem. ofF. Socinus, pp. ii. iii. "ln eo studio, ad quod sublimis et pia mens inflammato impetu rapiebatur, non sine diviua, procul dubio, ope, magna ei Iux repente ohorta est, praacipue cum ad eruendos Scripturze sensus, orientalium linguarum, Hebrazae praacipue atque Graecaa, quin et Arabicae cognitionem attulisset." Vita F. Socini Senensis, descripta ab Equite Polono, 1656, p. 6. Toulmin, p. x. U " 1547. Admodum adolescens patriam more

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