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Author: Reyner, Edward, 1600-1668.
Title: A treatise of the necessity of humane learning for a Gospel-preacher shewing the use of I. Languages, II. Rhetoric, III. Logic, IV. Natural philosophy, V. Moral philosophy, VI. History, VII. Chronology, VIII. Arithmetic, IX. Geometry, X. Astronomy, XI. Geography, and the benefits of learning in all ages : also this question is determined, whether grace be essential to a minister of the Gospel? / by Edward Reyner ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A treatise of the necessity of humane learning for a Gospel-preacher shewing the use of I. Languages, II. Rhetoric, III. Logic, IV. Natural philosophy, V. Moral philosophy, VI. History, VII. Chronology, VIII. Arithmetic, IX. Geometry, X. Astronomy, XI. Geography, and the benefits of learning in all ages : also this question is determined, whether grace be essential to a minister of the Gospel? / by Edward Reyner ...
Reyner, Edward, 1600-1668., Reyner, J. b. 1624.

London: Printed by John Field, and are to be sold by Joseph Cranford ..., 1663.
Notes:
"A table..." [i.e. index]: prelim. p. [59]-[63].
Errata: p. [1] at end.
Marginal notes.
Preface signed: J. Reyner [ed.]
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Philosophy and religion.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A57125.0001.001

Contents
title page
A PREFACE TO THE READER.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS & SECTIONS In the following TREATISE.
THE USEFULNESS OF THE LANGUAGES.
CHAP. I. That the Knowledge of the Languages is of great Use to a Minister of the Gospel.
SECT. I. Of the Languages in general.
SECT. II. Of the Hebrew and Greek in common.
SECT. III. Of the Hebrew.
SECT. IV. Of the Greek Tongue.
SECT. V. Of the Latine.
SECT. VI. Of the Chaldee and Syriac, how they differ.
SECT. VII. The Usefulness of the Chaldee.
SECT. VIII. Of the Syriac.
SECT. IX. Of Grammar.
AN APPENDIX Concerning the ƲSEFƲLNESS OF THE ARABIC, ADDED By another hand.
CHAP. II. Of the Ʋsefulness of Rhetoric.
SECT. I. Of Rhetoric in general.
SECT. II. Of Tropes.
SECT. III. Of Figures.
CHAP. III. Of the Ʋsefulness of Logic.
CHAP. IV. The Ʋsefulness of Natural Philosophy.
SECT. I. Usefulness of Natural Philosophy declared, and proved.
SECT. II. Objections refuted.
Note.
CHAP. V. Of the Ʋsefulness of Moral Philosophy, or Ethics.
CHAP. VI. Of the Ʋsefulness of History.
SECT. I. Of History in general, as useful to under∣stand Scripture.
SECT. II. Of Jewish History.
SECT. III. The History of other Eastern Nations.
SECT. IV. Of Egyptian History.
SECT. V. Of Grecian History.
SECT. VI. Of Roman History.
SECT. VII. Of Christian, or Church-History under the Gospel.
SECT. VIII. Of History as useful to know Gods works.
SECT. IX. Of History as useful to know the Examples of men.
CHAP. VII. Of the Ʋsefulness of Chrono∣logy.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Ʋsefulness of Arith∣metic.
CHAP. IX. Of the Ʋsefulness of Geometry.
CHAP. X. Of the Ʋsefulness of Astronomy.
CHAP. XI. Of the Ʋsefulness of Geogra∣phy.
CHAP. XII. Of the Arguments which prove the Ʋsefulness of Learning.
SECT. I. Seven Arguments propounded.
SECT. II. Of God's affording means of Learning, as Schools, &c.
SECT. III. Of Religion flourishing, when Learning abounded.
SECT. IV. Learning qualifies for all public Employ∣ments.
SECT. V. Satan makes use of Learning to oppose the Truth.
SECT. VI. Satan seeks by obstructing Learning to un∣dermine Religion.
SECT. VII. Testimonies concerning Learning.
SECT. VIII. Of the Learning of the Ancient Fathers.
SECT. IX. Of the Learning of the first Reformers.
SECT. X. The after-Promoters of Reformation were Learned.
CHAP. XIII. Objections against Learning an∣swered.
SECT. I. That the people may be better for the Learn∣ing of their Ministers.
SECT. II. That the Prophets, Christ, and his Apostles, were learned.
SECT. III. That Joel 2.28. and 1 John 2.27. make not at all against the need of Learn∣ing.
SECT. IV An Objection, drawn from the ill effects of Learning, answered, and it shewn to be good in it self.
SECT. V. An Objection against Rhetoric from 1 Cor. 1.17. answered.
SECT. VI. Of Paul's desiring to know nothing but Christ.
A DETERMINATION OF THIS QUESTION, Whether Grace is Essential to a Minister of the Gospel?
Errata.