Psalmody Objections Answered: Meter

From the Preface to the Bay Psalm Book (1640). As for the scruple that some take at the translation of the Book of Psalms into metre, because David’s psalms were sung in his own words without metre, we answer: First, there are many verses together in several psalms of David which run in rhythms (as… Read More Psalmody Objections Answered: Meter

Objection: Magistrates Liable to Abuse the Enforcing of the First Table

It is objected, that the power in question is very liable to be abused, has been abused in all ages; and that, if we give power to magistrates about religion, they will employ it for the support of a false religion as well as the true. This is an objection which has the greatest influence… Read More Objection: Magistrates Liable to Abuse the Enforcing of the First Table