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James Ussher


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James Ussher : A body of divinitie

'Thence to the Temple and sat there till one a-clock, reading at Playford's in Dr Ushers "Body of Divinity" his discourse of the Scripture; which is as much, I believe, as is anywhere said by any man, but yet there is room to cavill, if a man would use no faith to the tradition of the Church in which he is born; which I think to be as good as any argument as most is brought for many things, and it may be for that, among others.'

Century: 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: Samuel Pepys      Print: Book


James Ussher : An introduction to the theory of the human mind

'Read with much interest, in a Collection of Fugitive Pieces, an "Introduction to the Theory of the Human Mind", by J. Usher, author of Clio....'

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Thomas Green      Print: Book


James Ussher : A Body of Divinitie

'August 26. By reading of Bishop Usher's Body of Divinity, I was convinced of my sinning against the commandments of God in many cases'.

Century: 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: Isaac Archer      Print: Book


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