|Author:||Robartes, Foulke, 1580?-1650.|
|Title:||Gods holy house and service according to the primitive and most Christian forme thereof, described by Foulke Robarts, Batchelor of Divinity, and prebendary of Norvvich.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Gods holy house and service according to the primitive and most Christian forme thereof, described by Foulke Robarts, Batchelor of Divinity, and prebendary of Norvvich.
Robartes, Foulke, 1580?-1650.
London: Printed by Tho. Cotes [and Richard Hodgkinson], and are to be sold [by J. Crooke and R. Sergier] at the Grey-hound in Saint Pauls Churchyard, 1639.
Cotes printed *4 A-E4, Hodgkinson F-M4 (letter to ESTC from Katharine Pantzer).
Booksellers' names from STC.
Original N2 is cancelled by a bifolium printed by Cotes, the first leaf signed "N2" with an imprimatur on the verso including the words "intra decem menses proxima sequentes", the second with errata. The cancellandum N2, printed by Hodkinson and paginated 99-100, had the same text on the recto, and on the verso an imprimatur with "intra decem menses Septembris & Ianuarii [sic]".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
L1 mutilated; p. 70 to end from Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.). Library copy spliced at end.
Churches -- Early works to 1800.
Posture in worship -- Early works to 1800.
To all such, as through weakenesse of judgement, with some supersti∣tious feare, and not by any malevolent spirit of opposition and schisme, are offended at the Decency of our Churches, and the Reverend demeanure of our out∣ward expressions in Gods publique Worship.
GODS HOLY HOVSE AND SERVICE.
CAP. I. Of Holinesse.
CAP. II. Of the Holy Place.
CAP. III. Of Consecration of Churches.
CAP. IIII. Consecration of Temples and Churches, is not Leviticall but Morall.
CAP. V. That Consecration belongeth also to our Churches un∣der the Gospell.
CAP. VI. Names whereby Churches under the Gospell have beene called.
CAP. VII. That to ascribe holinesse unto Churches; to build them faire; and to adorne them; is neither Popish, nor any way Superstitious.
CAP. VIII. Gods Servants are Holy and not Superstitious.
CHAP. IX. Gods worship is to be performed with outward expressions.
CHAP. X. The severall gestures used by Gods Servants in his worship are all free from Superstition.
CHAP. XI. They who unjustly charge us with Superstition, are themselves most Superstitious.
Diverse quotations in the Margine, something out of their due places, and imperfect pointings in the pages, the Reader is requested to pardon. But such errours as pervert the sence of the Author, are to be mended thus.