A Christian caveat to the old and new sabbatarians. Or, A vindication of our Gospel-festivals
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A Christian caveat to the old and new sabbatarians. Or, A vindication of our Gospel-festivals Wherein is held forth, I. That the feast of Christs nativity is grounded upon the scriptures; was observed in the pure, antient, apostolique times; and is approved by all reformed churches. II. That Christ was born on the 25th. day of December; and all objections to the contrary refuted. III. That the keeping holy the Lords day was appointed by the Christian church; and that the morality and divine institution of the Lords day are mere fictions. IV. That the day of Christs nativity, the day of his passion, and the like, have equall authority, equall antiquity, equal right to be observed as the Lords day; and that to work on those dayes is equally sinfull. V. That the observation of the Sabbath day is abolished in Christ; and that to call the Lords day the Sabbath, is senslesse, Jewish, unchristian, unwarrantable. The fourth edition. By Edvvard Fisher Esq

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Published by printed for E. Blackmore, at the Angel, and R. Lowndes at the White-Lyon in S. Pauls Church-yard in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Heming, Joseph. -- Early works to 1800,
  • Fasts and feasts -- England -- Early works to 1800,
  • Sunday -- Early works to 1800,
  • Lord"s Supper -- Early works to 1800,
  • Christmas -- England -- Early works to 1800

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Other titlesChristian caveat to the old and new Sabbatarins, Vindication of our Gospel-festivals, Ansvver to sixteen quæries, touching the rise and observation of Christmas, Answer to sixteen quæries, touching the rise and observation of Christmas
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 2071:7
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2], 70 p
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15421807M

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Get this from a library! A Christian caveat to the old and new sabbatarians, or, A vindication of our Gospel-festivals: wherein is held forth, I. That the feast of Christs nativity is grounded upon the Scriptures, was observed in the pure, antient, apostolique times, and is approved by all reformed churches, II. That Christ was borne on the 25th day of December, and all objections to the. Edward Fisher (fl. –) was an English theological writer. He is generally considered the author of The Marrow of Modern Divinity () by E. F., a work which influentially stated the doctrine of unconditional grace, and was at the centre of the later Marrow is a view held since Thomas Tanner's attribution of , but it is contested by Alexander Gordon in the. Get this from a library! A Chris[t]ian caveat to the old and new sabbatarians, or, A vindication of our gospel-festivals: wherein is held forth, I. That the feast of Christs nativity is grounded upon the scriptures, was observed in the pure, ancient, apostolique times, and is approved by all reformed churches, II. That Christ was borne on the day of December, and all objections to the. ENGLISH DISSENTERS: Sabbatarians. Summary. The Sabbath, or Shabot in Hebrew literally means to rest. The early Christians observed the Jewish Sabboth until the Council of Laodicea (A.D. ) banned the practice on pain of worship was established as the norm.

Edward Fisher (fl. ) was an English theological writer. He is generally considered the author of The Marrow of Modern Divinity () by E. F., a work which influentially stated the doctrine of unconditional grace, and was at the centre of the later Marrow is a view held since Thomas Tanner's attribution of , but it is contested by Alexander Gordon in the. Beer Is Better When You Drink Together Brew Journal Craft Beer Log Book: Brewery Tasting Beer Review Journal Handcrafted Beer Logbook A Christian Caveat to the Old and New Sabbatarians, Or, a Vindication of Our Gospel-Festivals.   A Christian caveat to the old and new sabbatarians, or, A vindication of our Gospel-festivals: wherein is held forth, I. that the feast of Christs nativity is grounded upon the scriptures; was observed in the pure, ancient, apostolique times, and is approved by all reformed churches: II. that Christ was born on the 25 day of December; and all. An original book examining the concept of the Devil in English culture between the Reformation and the end of the English Civil War. Nathan Johnstone looks at the ways in which beliefs about the nature of the Devil and his power in human affairs changed as a consequence of the Reformation, and its impact on religious, literary and political culture.

A Christian caveat to the old and new sabbaratians. Or, A vindication of our Gospel-festivals. (4th ed.; ) [EEb, ; ] [Wing F] [ESTCR] Fuller, Thomas. The Church-History of Britian, from the Birth of Jesus Christ until the year () G[ouge], W[illiam],   Grub disputes the identification, on the ground that the Oxford Fisher was a royalist, who wrote ‘A Christian Caveat to the old and new Sabbatarians, or a vindication of our Gospel-Festivals,' 5th ed, , 4to; and, according to the Bodleian catalogue, was author of a tract in favour of celebrating the feast of the Nativity. The book which. Get this from a library! Vindiciæ thesium de Sabbato, or, A vindication of certain passages in a sermon of the morality of the Sabbath: from the exceptions to which they are justly subjected by Edward Fisher, Esq ; in his book called a Christian caveat, &c. In a full answer to what hee hath therein said against the morality of the fourth commandement, and divine institution of the Lord's Day. 3. 'The Feast of Feasts, or the Celebration of the Sacred Nativity,' &c., Oxf. , 4to (quite anonymous, but identified as Fisher's by the Bodleian Catalogue, and in his style). 4. 'A Christian Caveat to the old and new Sabbatarians, or a Vindication of our Gospel Festivals.