1st Edition

A Critical Edition of John Beadle's a Journall or Diary of a Thankfull Christian





ISBN 9780367182670
Published April 15, 2019 by Routledge
383 Pages

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Book Description

Published in 1996: The Book the author produced, A Journall or Diary of a Thankfull Christian is essentially a manual, a how-to book about how to write a spiritual diary; moreover, it is the only one of its kind written in seventeenth-century England.

Table of Contents

    1. The Journall or Diary of a Thankfull Christian.  2. The matter whereof a Journall or Diary is Compounded and first Nationall and publick.  3. What personal and private passages of Providence those are which ought to be recorded in our Journall or Diary.  4. The manner how a Journall or Diary is to be used, and first what is to be done by way of observation.  5. The manner how a Journall or Diary is to be used according to the rules of Practise.  6. More rules of the same kinde, that concern our practice.  7. An use of Exhortation, wherein Christians are perswaded to keep such a Journall or Diary.  8. Severall arguments propounded, by which Christians may be provoked to keep a Journall or Diary as hath been commended.

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