Laying on of hands upon baptized believers,

[Keach (Benjamin)]

Laying on of hands upon baptized believers,

As such, Proved an Ordinance of Christ. In Answer to Mr. Danvers's former Book, Intituled, A Treatise of Laying on of Hands. The Second Edition. With A brief Answer to a late Book, called, A Treatise concerning Laying on of Hands; written by a nameless Author.

Description: title within ruled lines, lacking initial blank (title page is A1), scattered spotting, pp. [12], 110, [2, Postscript], 12mo, contemporary sheep, covers with abrasions, edges rubbed, but binding sturdy, paste-down with early twentieth-century ecclesiastical ownership inscriptions, good

Publication Details: Benj. Harris at the Upper-end of Grace-church-street, near Cornhil, 1698

Notes: Benjamin Keach, a prominent Particular Baptist, who served as minister at Horseleydown Church, Southwark, and produced 43 works, one of which led to a spell in a pillory, was a particular advocate of hymn singing and the laying on of hands, which he regarded as 'an assurance of salvation.' The author's vigorous defence of the practice appears to have originally been issued in 1675 under the title Darkness Vanquished, but this second edition, a revised version, also includes the repost to the nameless author's treatise. ESTC (R8584) cites only 2 copies in the UK (BL and Dr. Williams's Library) ...more

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Price: £650

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1698

Stock Number: 68120

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