On the rule of faith

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/220
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.175 Treatises v.45
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 216-218 (f 217v and f 218 are blank); 300 x 186 mm.

Scope and Content

Baxter’s answer to two questions proposed by Roman Catholics on whether there is an infallible 'rule of faith'? And, how it may be known? With an introduction, concerning Mr Langhorne’s questions from ‘about 20 years ago’.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.175 (also listed as v.45); Thomas p.23


  • See Rel. ii. 218 and Rel. iii. 99 and Baxter’s book there referred to; also art. 35 (DWL/RB/1/278).
  • Reference is made to Richard Langhorne’s questions, published and answered in Baxter’s The certainty of christianity without popery, or, whether the Catholick Protestant, or the Papist have the Surer Faith, 1672 (AGM 70) Cf Rel. iii.99 (§ 213).
  • For Richard Langhorne (c1624-79), barrister and victim of the Popish Plot, see McElligott and ODNB.
  • See also Corr 525, 572, 892 and 896.