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A Sermon Preached Before His Majestie At Whitehall, March 22, 1617

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A sermon on Psalm 95, 'Touching Prostration and Kneeling before God. To which is added a Discourse concerning Kneeling at the Communion'. The practice of kneeling during communion was a controvercial one in the post-reformation period, because the…

A key of knowledge for the opening of the secret mysteries of St Johns mystical Revelation

A commentary on the book of Revelation by Richard Bernard (1568-1641), a prolific Puritan writer.

Cassander Anglicanus, showing the necessity of conformity to the prescribed ceremonies of our church

A theological work arguing that ministers should not abandon their minstry in the Church of England because they are forced to conform with certain practices such as wearing a surplice and kneeling at communion. Read the full text of this edition…

The fall of man, or The corruption of nature, proved by the light of our natural reason

Godfrey Goodman was a court preacher and chaplain to Queen Anne, the wife of James I, and had Roman Catholic leanings. Read the full text of this edition here.

The Sinner's Guide

An ascetical work (encouraging abstinence from worldly pleasures) by Luis de Granada, a Catholic friar and writer in Portugal. This work was originally in Spanish, 'perused and digested into English' - and revised for Protestant audiences - by…

Preservatives against sin

A guide to avoiding sin, 'wherein are contained the most infallible and sovereign remedies, both general, against every sin; and special, against the six most common and reigning sins of this age: every thing confirmed most soundly by infallible…

Immediate address unto God alone. First delivered in a sermon before his Majesty at Windsor. Since revised and enlarged to a just treatise of invocation of saints.

Richard Montagu (1577-1641) was a controversial English writer. This work was a defense against a claim that he supported praying to saints and angels. Read the full text of this edition here.

Jacobs vow, opposed to the vowes of monks and friars

Gilbert Primrose (1580-1641) was Scottish but travelled to France and became a minister of the French Reformed Church. This work was originally written in French, and translated into English by John Bulteel.

The parable of the sower and the seed

An exposition of the parable of the sower in Luke 8. Read the full text of this edition here.