A breviate of pacifying theology by Baxter

Scope and Content

'A BREVIATE OF PACIFYING THEOLOGIE written for Distinct Knowledge of Sacred truth The Ending of perverse doctrinall Controversies By Richard Baxter A Lover of Truth Love & Peace.'

‘To be read by those students who use his writings next after his ffamily Catechisme, before his Catholike Theologie, Directory & Methodus Theologiæ.’


See amongst Treatises: Catechising of families, 1683, AGM 111], before the Catholike Theologiæ [1675, AGM 75], Directory [1673, AGM 71], and Methodus Theologiæ [1681, AGM 104].

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.229; Thomas p.26


  • A Christian directory: or, A summ of practical theologie, and cases of conscience (1673)
  • Richard Baxter’s Catholick theologie: plain, pure, peaceable: for pacification of the dogmatical word-warriours (1675)
  • Methodus theologiæ Christianæ (1681)
  • The catechizing of families: a teacher of housholders how to teach their housholds. Useful also to school-masters and tutors of youth (1683)
  • See also Rel iii, 191.