Thomas Emlyn (1663-1741) has been called the "first unitarian minister in England." This reprint is of the first volume of his posthumous collected Works (1746). It includes his theological... More > tracts, including his An Humble Inquiry into the Scripture Account of
Jesus Christ. (1702) Despite the careful, irenic nature of this book, because of it Emlyn was convicted of "blasphemous libel", and was jailed in Ireland (1703-1705). Unbowed, Emlyn continued to argue for his subordinationist unitarian views for many years after, interacting with other famous unitarian subordinationists William Whiston and Samuel Clarke. The complete contents of this volume are listed on the front cover. They include an account of his life by his son and his own account of his trial and conviction.< Less
Volume I (of 3) of the writings of Thomas Emlyn (1663-1741), edited posthumously by his son Sollum Emlyn, published in 1746.
This volume contains accounts of his life, trial and conviction for... More > blasphemy, and several of his controversial works in theology, including his "An Humble Inquiry into the Scripture Account of Jesus Christ" and "A Vindication of the Worship of the Lord Jesus Christ on Unitarian Principles". (See the sample pages for the table of contents.)
This reprint contains the flaws and pen-marks on the pages of the originals, and is in 18th century type.(See the sample pages for an idea of the quality.)< Less