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THOMAS JACKSON, D. D.
PRESIDENT OF CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, OXFORD,
AND DEAN OF PETERBOROUGH.
A NEW EDITION, IN TWELVE VOLUMES,
WITH A COPIOUS INDEX.
HOW FAR THE MINISTRY OF MEN
IS NECESSARY FOR
PLANTING TRUE CHRISTIAN FAITH;
AND RETAINING THE UNITY OF IT PLANTED.
THE SECOND BOOK OF
That the continual Practice of Heretics in urging
Scriptures to establish Heresy, and the Diversity of Opinions amongst the Learned about the Sense of them, is no just Exception why they should not be acknowledged as the sole, entire, and complete Rule of Faith.
OUT of the former discourse, their other objections are almost answered already; and they be especially two: the first, If the scriptures be plain and easy, how comes it to pass that there should be such contentions amongst the learned about them ? or whence is it, that every heretic is so forward to urge scriptures for his opinion even to the death? The second lies (as it were) in the womb of this, (as this did in the
JACKSON, VOL. II.