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A Course of Sermons Preachd for the Lecture

 founded by Robert Boyle Esq; at the Church of St Mary le Bow, in the Years 1713 and 1714. Wherein The True Notion of the Exercise of Private Judgment, or Free-Thinking, in Matters of Religion is Stated: The Objections against it, Answered And the Modern Way of Free-Thinking, as treated in a late Discourse on that Subject, is taken into Consideration, To which is Added A List of the Learned Persons who have preached the said Lectures, from its beginning in the Year 1692, to the present Year 1726, with an Account of their Subjects

By Benjamin Ibbot

1727 - London - For John Wyatt

8" by 5"; (xviii) 272pp., 264pp.

 

DETAILS

A scarce edition of this collection of Boyle Lectures by Benjamin Ibbot.

The Boyle Lectures were named after Robert Boyle, a prominent English/Irish natural philosopher of the 17th century. Boyle endowed a series of lectures in his will, which were designed as a forum where prominent academics could discuss the existence of God.

"In his Boyle Lectures, Ibbot maintains that Christians as rational people have a duty to examine all things which concern Religion, to search into the Grounds and Foundations what they believe, and accordingly should positively approve of thinking freely and reasoning fairly upon religious Matters." (From the pages of David Palin's private catalogue.)

From the antiquarian library of Emeritus Professor David A. Palin of the University of Manchester (signature to front pastedown), collected over a period of almost forty years.

Binder's label of Remnant and Edmonds to front pastedown.

CONDITION

In contemporary decorative calf binding. Externally, sound with a nica patina, though with some light edgewear. Front joint starting. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signature to front pastedown. Pages are bright and quite clean, though with an occasional patch of foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

 

 


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