A Treatise opposed to Baxter’s Aphorismes of Justification

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/9
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises i.9
  • Dates of Creation
      c. August 1651
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      52 folios (ff 99-150), f150r is blank. 316 x 205 mm.

Scope and Content

A treatise in response to, and opposing on several points, Baxter's Aphorismes (1649) in the form of a dialogue between Richard Baxter and George Lawson.


Keeble and Nuttall, contrary to Black, give this as the answer to DWL/RB/1/197 (= Corr 72), see also DWL/RB/1/5; DWL/RB/1/82; DWL/RB/1/75

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black i.9; Thomas p.5

Custodial History

Other foliation (originally not in the ms) ff 66-117


  • For Baxter’s Aphorismes of justification, with their explication annexed. … Published especially for the use of the church of Kederminster in Worcestershire (1649) see Rel i, 107. Baxter treated with various responses to this work in Rich Baxter’s confession of his faith, especially concerning the interest of repentance and sincere obedience to Christ, in our justification & salvation (1655), for which see Rel i, 111, and in 'Of justification: four disputations clearing and amicably defending the truth, against the unnecessary oppositions of divers learned and reverend brethren' (1658); see also Rel i, 114.
  • For George Lawson, rector of More, Shropshire (1636-78), see Rel. i. 107-8, 123, ODNB, Corr 72, 73, 243, 247, 253, 286, 675, 976 and 1025.