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Record Number: 5406


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Proceeded with Denham's "Physico-Theology". Read Hurd's sermon on "Every soul shall be salted with fire", an odd mode of preaching he seems to give two guesses at the meaning of the passage and tells his audience they may take which they like'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

6 Sep 1818

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Benjamin Newton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1762

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Rector and J.P

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Hurd

Title:

Sermons [sermons preached at Lincolns Inn]

Genre:

Sermon

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5406

Source:

Print

Author:

Benjamin Newton

Editor:

C.P. Fendall

Title:

The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

223

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Dairy of Benjamin Newton, Rector of Wath, 1816-1819 (Cambridge, 1933), p. 223, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5406, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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