Some Considerations Touching the Style of the H. Scriptures. by…

“a remarkable forerunner of modern higher criticism”

Some Considerations Touching the Style of the H. Scriptures.

London : Printed for Henry Herringman, at the Anchor in the Lower Walk in the New-Exchange. 1661. First Edition
Small 8vo, [xlii], 254 pp, the 13 lls of “The Epistle Dedicatory” have been inserted after the title-page instead of after “To the Reader”, old mottled calf, 2-line borders and floral cornerpieces in gilt, flat spine in 6 compartments, a.e.g., a little wear to corners and head and foot of spine, but a sound clean copy.
“The Style of the Scriptures, the first of his devotional works, is a remarkable forerunner of modern higher criticism which is said to have begun nearly a century later with Astruc (1753). Boyle compares the Gospels in truly scientific fashion, commenting of various incongruities but emphasizing their essential harmony” - Fulton
Reference: ESTC R210150 Wing B4025 Fulton/Boyle 41

Stock No: HMF1272
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