qThe editor's preface (1707), p. xiii stated that the works of Richard Baxter are 'perhaps the best body of practical divinity that is extent in our own or any other tongue.' Richard Baxter lived from 1615-1691. The DIRECTORY was completed in 1665. Its scope was intended to cover all of practical theology, a summa of casuistry . . .q Timothy Keller calls it qthe greatest manual on Biblical counseling ever produced.qDirecting Christians How to Use Their Knowledge and Faith; How to Improve All Helps and Means, and to Perform All Duties; How to Overcome Temptations, and to Escape Or Mortify Every Sin. in Four Parts: A Christian Directory ... Some English catechisms, (the Assembliesa#39; two, Mr. Gougea#39;s, Mr. Crooka#39;s Guide, ) Amesiusa#39;s Medulla Theologia-, et Casus Conscience, (which are both in Latin and English, ) and his Bel- ... Stat., Drelincourta#39;s and Poolea#39;s Manual, Corpus Confessionum. II.
|Title||:||Baxter's Practical Works, Volume 1|
|Publisher||:||Lettermen Associates - 2007-12-01|