Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life

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"[from an account by Dr Maxwell, an Irish London-based priest friend of Johnson] He much commended Law"s ""Serious Call"", which he said was the finest piece of hortatory theology in any language. ""Law, (said he) fell latterly into the reveries of Jacob Behmen, whom Law alledged to have been somewhat in the same state with St. Paul, and to have seen [italics] unutterable things [end italics]. Were it even so, (said Johnson,) Jacob would have resembled St. Paul still more, by not attempting to utter them."""

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Originally published 1791.

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England
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Johnson, Samuel
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Related place
England
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Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life

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Originally published 1791.

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Life of Johnson
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78127
Accessed on 2019/09/19 11:28:37

Related place
England
Related people
Johnson, Samuel
Related text or manuscript
Life of Johnson
Related place
England
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