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Mr. Rutherfoord (Samuel Rutherford)
'Joshua Redivivus, or Mr. Rutherford's Letters, Divided in two Parts. Second Edition, 1671
No Place: Anonymous, 1671. Title page states- "The First, Containing these which were written from Aberdeen, where he was confined by a sentence of the High Commission, drawn forth against him, partly upon the account of his declining them, partly upon the account of his Non-Conformitie. The Second, Containing some which were written from Anwoth, before he was by the Prelats persecution thrust from his Ministry; & others upon diverse occasions afterward, from St. Andrew, London, &etc.. Now published for the use of the people of God: but more particularly for those who now are, or may afterwards be, put to suffering for Christ and His cause. By a well-wisher to the work and to the people of God. The second Edition, Printed in the Yeer (sic) 1671". According to Alexander Whyte in "Samuel Rutherford and His Companions" ..."There is no editor's name on the title-page, no publisher's name, and no place of printing or of publication. Only two texts of forewarning and reassuring Scripture....That is all. It would not have been safe in 1664 to say more." Nor in 1671, when this Second Edition was published. Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661) was a Scottish Presbyterian scholar, theologian, controversialist, preacher, and author, and one of the Scottish Commissioners to the Westminster Assembly, who is best remembered for his "Letters" and for his political book "Lex, Rex ", which was an important rebuttal of the divine right of kings theory. He might well have been punished with death for his writings had he not already been on his deathbed. Bound in likely 18th century Full Calf, red le … [Click Below for Full Description]
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