Baxter’s answers to several passages, contained in ‘A new systeme of the Apocalypse by a French Minister’. A small printed book, so intitled, is in DWL (Catal, I, 14). Includes: ‘Pages. 10. 11 &c [By Babilon as St John describeth it, we are to understand Rome Christian, & not Rome heathen.’
A new system of the Apocalypse by a French minister
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Scope and Content
- See also DWL/RB/1/194; 264.
- The full title of the published work is: A new systeme of the Apocalypse, or plain and methodical illustrations of all the visions in the Revelation of St. John Written by a French minister in the year 1685. and finisht but two days before the dragoons plunderd him of all, except this treatise. To which is added, this author’s Defence of his illustrations, concerning the non-effusion of the vials; in answer to Mr. Jurieu. Faithfully Englished. (1688). Argent notes that this work was written as the revocation of the Edict of Nantes came into force against the Huguenots, prompting mass emigration from France, and clearly demonstrates in its title that Black’s speculation about Pierre Jurieu’s authorship was incorrect.
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Argent / Black vi.200 (also listed as vi.6); Thomas p.22
A new systeme of the Apocalypse (1685)