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CHAPTER III.

WORKS ON CONVERSION.

Page Introductory Remarks—' Treatise of Conversion '- Call to the Unconverted '- Now or Never '--' Directions for a Sound Conversion' - Directions to the Converted'--' Character of a Sound Christian' -Mischiefs of Self-ignorance'-The Countess of Balcarras-Controversy with Bishop Morley-'A Saint or a Brute'- Various smaller Treatises-Concluding Observations ... ........ 485

CHAPTER IV.

WORKS ON CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.

Introductory Remarks-Right Method for settled Peace of Conscience'-Colonel Bridges—The Crucifying of the World'-Thomas Foley, Esq.—'Treatise on Self-Denial' -- Obedient Patience'-Life of Faith'- Knowledge and Love compared '—Sir Henry and Lady Diana Ashurst—God's Goodness Vindicated '- Various Discourses, • Cure of Melancholy '-Baxter's Experience among Persons thus afflicted-Conclusion ... ... ........... 511

CHAPTER V.

WORKS ON CHRISTIAN ETHICS.

Introductory Observations — Systematic Theology - The Fathers

Schoolmen-Casuists-Reformers--Calvin's Institutions-Works of Perkins-Archbishop Usher's System-Leigh's Body of DivinityBaxter's Christian Directory '--Intended as the Second Part of his • Methodus '-His own Account of it-Remarks on the Arrangement - Opposed to the Politics of Hooker-Progress of the Doctrine of Passive Obedience in England-Character of the Directory'-Compared with the · Ductor Dubitantium' of Taylor- The Reformed Pastor'- Reasons for Ministerial Plainness'-'Poor Man's Family Book' - The Catechising of Families '-' The Mother's Catechism' - Sheets for the Poor and A Micted' - Directions to Justices of the Peace'— How to do Good to Many'_ Counsels to Young Men'The Divine Appointment of the Lord's Day-Concluding Remarks . 533

CHAPTER VI.

WORKS ON CATHOLIC COMMUNION.

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Unity of the Early Christians-Causes of Separation-Means of ReUnion-Sentiments of Hall on this Subject-Baxter, the Originator, in Modern Times, of the true Principle of Catholic Communion-His various Labours to promote it — Christian Concord'Baxter's Church Communion at Kidderminster- Agreement of Ministers in Worcestershire'--' Disputations of Right to the Sacraments '- Sir William Morice_Confirmation and Restauration'* Disputations on Church Government'-Dedicated to Richard Crom. well— Judgment concerning Mr. Dury '-Some Account of Dury - Universal Concord '- Baxter's Efforts in promoting Union retarded by the Restoration- Catholic Unity'- True Catholic and Catholic Church'_' Cure of Church Divisions'-Controversy with Bagshaw Defence of the Principles of Love'- Second Admonition to Bagshaw ' Church told of Bagshaw's Scandal'—Further Account of Bagsbaw-True and Only Way of Concord' Catholic Communion Defended,' in Five Parts— Judgment of Sir Matthew Hale'- Baxter's Sense of the Subscribed Articles '- Church Cone, cord ' Of National Churches ' Moral Prognostication'-Summary View of Baxter's Sentiments on Cathokic Communion and Church Government ................... 573

CHAPTER VII.

WORKS ON NONCONFORMITY.

Introductory Observations on the History of Nonconformity - The

Nonconformisi Papers'—Never answered— Sacrilegious Desertion of the Ministry— The Judgment of Nonconformists of the Office of Reason in Matters of Religion' -' Of the Difference between Grace and Morality' - About Tbings Indifferent'-'About things Sioful'

What Mere Nonconformity is not '- Nonconformists' Plea for Peace'-Second Part of Ditto--Defence of Ditto-Correspondence with Tillotson—' Answer to Dr. Stillingfleet'—Second Defence of the Mere Nonconformist '--' Search for the English Schismatic'-• Treatise of Episcopacy'- Tbird Defence of the Cause of Peace' - Apology for the Nonconformists' Ministry'- English Nonconformity'-Conclusion .................614

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