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1649 Jeremiah Burroughs -
The Excellency of a Gracious Spirit
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Item #JB1649AS

1649
Excellency of a Gracious Spirit


Burroughs studied at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and was graduated M.A. in 1624,but left the university because of non-conformity. He was assistant to Edmund Calamy at Bury St. Edmunds, and in 1631 became rector of Tivetshall, Norfolk. He was suspended for non-conformity in 1636 and soon afterward deprived, he went to Rotterdam (1637) and became "teacher" of the English church there. He returned to England in 1641 and served as preacher at Stepney and Cripplegate, London. He was a member of the Westminster Assembly and one of the few who opposed the Presbyterian majority. He was one of the Five Dissenting Brethren who put their names to the Independent manifesto, An Apologeticall Narration in early 1644.

While one of the most distinguished of the English Independents, he was one of the most moderate, acting consistently in accordance with the motto on his study door (in Latin and Greek): "Opinionum varietas et opinantium unitas non sunt ασυστατα" ("Difference of belief and unity of believers are not inconsistent").

In 1646, Burroughs died from complications resulting from a fall from his horse on the way back from the Westminster Assembly.



 

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Item #JC1649AS
Title Page: 1649
Size: 6.5 x 4.5 x 1
Font: Roman
Printed in: London

Additional Features:

Full Calf
End Papers: Cotton


Appraisal Value: $3,000

Sale Price: $1,395


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