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$420.00

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01 December 2013

1,152 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199604951


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Richard Hooker, Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity

A Critical Edition with Modern Spelling

Edited by Arthur Stephen McGrade

  • A modern spelling version of the critical Folger Library text of Hooker's work, incorporating errata to that edition and some other corrections
  • An accessible "reading text" of Hooker's work that makes the page as immediately intelligible as possible but signposts the additional resources available as needed or desired
  • Can be cited for scholarly purposes as well as providing a wider range of readers the benefits of the Folger editors' work
  • The Latin, Greek, and Hebrew of Hooker's text and notes are given in English translation in the text, with the original language retained in an appendix
  • Hooker's cryptic references to authors and works are expanded to aid understanding and concise references to available English translations of works cited by Hooker are provided
  • The editor's introduction provides an overview of the work, emphasizing the structure of the work to enable readers to understand the text as a coherent whole, and to navigate its length to find material relevant to their interests
  • The edition includes a Glossary and a substantial Guide to Hooker's sources.
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