Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - Religion

(BLACKBURNE, Fr.). The confessional: or, a full and free inquiry into the right, utility, edification, and success, of establishing systematical confessions of faith and doctrine in protestant churches. 2nd enl. ed. Lond., S. Bladon, 1767. xliii, (1 blank), xciii, (1 blank), 410 pp. Mod. antique style h. mor. (Browned/foxed as usual). -- R. LEIGHTON. Praelectiones Theologicae in auditorio publico Academiae Edinburgenae (…) habitae. Lond., 1701. (16), 312 pp. Sm-4°. Cont. panelled cf. w. raised bands. (Bind. dam., small wormhole in outer margin). -- (2).

Ad 1: Francis Blackburne (1705-87) was an English Anglican churchman, archdeacon of Cleveland and an activist against the requirement of subscription to the Thirty Nine Articles. - Scarce. Ad 2: Robert Leighton (1611-84) was a Scottish prelate and scholar, best known as a church minister, Bishop of Dunblane, Archbishop of Glasgow, and Principal of the University of Edinburgh from 1653 to 1662.

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