Reformation of the Church as desired by the Reconcilers

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  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/204
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.31 Treatises v.161
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  • Physical Description
      ff 170-181 (f 170v is blank); 197 x 150 mm.

Scope and Content

The Church reformation desired by the reconcilers! In ten Articles. ‘Written by Richard Baxter one of them who 1660 & 1661 by the Kings Commission, in vaine treated with the Diocesanes for Concord; For the use of Posterity, that they may truly understand what it was which we thought better than the Divisions & dangers & calamities which we desired to prevent: And better than Lying, Perjury, Sacriledge, hatred, hypocrisie, Church Corruption, persecution, debauching of Consciences, & a coalition with the Gallicane, Roman Church. ’ f 170r: ‘The X Articles only are the termes offered for Concord; The Reasons are but to prevent misunderstanding them & left to mens liking or dislike as they see cause.’ f 171r: ‘What Reformation it is that was desired by the Reconcilers for Christian Concord, to avoid Division Persecution & Popery.’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.161 (also listed as v.31); Thomas p.11