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Protestant Scholastic Texts in English

Classic Reformed Texts in English Translation
prepared by Patrick J. O' Banion M A. (Westminster Seminary California), 2001

 

Orthodox Reformed Writers Available in the Early English Books (all reel numbers are from the 1475-1640 series unless otherwise noted)

 

Alsted:

  1. The beloved city: the saints reign on earth for 1,000 years asserted and illustrated - Reel # [1641-1700 series] 243:E.90, no.9 (1643)
  2. Templum musicum: Compendium of the mathematical and practical elements of music - # [1641-1700 series] 198:9 (1664)

Aretius:

  1. An account of the life of Valentinus Gentilis (the tritheist executed at Bern) - Reel # [1641-1700 series] 883:20 (1696)

Beza:

  1. A brief declaration of the chief points of Christian religion set forth in a table - Reel #173 (1575?)
  2. Christian mediations upon eight psalms - #411 (1582)
  3. A brief and pithy sum of the Christian faith - #451 (1565?); #279 (1589)
  4. A discourse of the true and visible marks of the catholic church - #411 (1582?); #1537 (1622, 1623)
  5. A discourse containing the life and death of John Calvin - #173 (1564); #451 (1578)
  6. Patched pelagianism - #642 (1578)
  7. Job expounded (with Ecclesiastes) - #279 (1589?)
  8. On the three-fold order of bishops - #279 (1589)
  9. A little catechism - #411 (1578, 1579); #1807 (1579)
  10. Sermons on the first three chapters of the Canticle of Canticles - #279 (1587)
  11. An oration made at the nunnery of Poyssy(?) - #1195 (1561); #174 (1562)
  12. The pope’s cannons: wherein the masters of the Sorbonne are confuted - #452 & 174 (1585)
  13. The Psalms of David truly opened and explained - #1470 (1580); #452 (1590)
  14. A book of Christian questions and answers - #1537 (1574); #452 (1578); #1721 (1586)
  15. Treatise on the plague - #377 (1580)
  16. A tragedy of Abraham's sacrifice - #174 (1577)
  17. The treasure of truth: touching the ground work of man's salvation and the chief points of the Christian religion - #452 (1576)

Bucanus:

  1. Institutions of the Christian religion - Reel #646? & 704 (1606)

Bucer:

  1. Concerning the refusal to wear apparel - Reel #181 (1566?)
  2. Gratulations to the church of England - #29 (1549)
  3. Exposition of "Woe be to the world" in St. Matthew - #487 (1566)
  4. On the distribution of Alms - #309 (1557?)
  5. On divorce - [1641-1700 series] #228:E4, no. 19 (1644)

Bullinger:

  1. The Christian State of Matrimony - Reel # 29 (1543); #61 (1543 [46?]); #1892 (1548?); #1266 (1552); #183 (1552); #1747 (1552); #283 (1575)
  2. Commentary upon the second epistle to the Thessalonians - #29 (1538)
  3. Common places of Christian religion - #453 (1572)
  4. Decades #183 (1577); #184 (1587)
  5. A wholesome antidote against the pestilent heresy of Anabaptists - #29 (1548)
  6. One hundred sermons on the Apocalypse - #184 (1561)
  7. Treatise on minister's clothing - #198 (1566)
  8. Judgments on certain matters of religion - #184 (1566)
  9. Sermon on the Lord's Supper - #1164? (1577)
  10. Discourse on the worthiness of scripture - #487 (1579)
  11. Defense of infant baptism - #184 (1551)
  12. Of the end of the world and the judgment to come - #184 (1577)
  13. The old faith; an evident probation out of the holy scripture - #99 (1547); #951 (1580)
  14. The sum of the four evangelists - #412 (1582)
  15. The tragedies of tyrants exercised upon the church - #185 (1572)
  16. Concerning magistrates and the obedience of subjects - #28 (1549)

Daneau:

  1. A diaglogue of witches - Reel #283 (1575)
  2. Commentary on the minor prophets - #493 (1594)
  3. Preface to his I Timothy commentary - #213 (1590?)
  4. Treatise on the AntiChrist - #213 & 1513 (1589)
  5. True and Christian friendship - #922 (1586)
  6. The wonderful workmanship of the world (on natural philosophy) - #379 (1578)

Hyperius (listed under Gerardus, Andreas):

  1. The course of Christianity (as touching the daily reading and mediation of the scriptures) - Reel #888 (1579)
  2. The foundation of Christian religion - #1486 (1583)
  3. The practice of preaching (how to frame a sermon) - #295, 1306 (1577)
  4. The regiment of poverty (how parishes may provide for the poor) - #295 (1572)
  5. A treatise of God's providence and of comforts against calamities - #1024 (1588?)
  6. The true trial and examination of a man's own self - #1817 (1587)
  7. Two common places out of Hyperius (on astrology and the power of demons/ magic) - Reel not at WTSCal (1581)

Junius (Listed under Du Jon, François):

  1. The Apocalypse of St. John - Reel #289 (1596); #218 (1592)
  2. Certain letters - #1234 (1602)

Keckerman:

  1. Heavenly knowledge (A manducation to theology) - Reel #802 (1622); #1729 (1625)

du Moulin:

  1. The accomplishment of the prophecies (against Bellarmine and Coeffeteau) - Reel #1136 (1613)
  2. The anatomy of Arminianism - #1412 (1620, 1626); #1377 (1635)
  3. The antibarbarian (showing the clauses of the mass which would offend people if they understood them) - #989 (1629)
  4. Apology for the Lord's Supper (against transubstantiation) - #1063 (1611)
  5. The buckler of the faith (a defence of the confession of faith of the reformed churches in France) - #1064 (1619); #1513 (1623); #1064 (1636)
  6. Coals from the altar (four religious treatises) - #1095 (1622)
  7. A treatise on the knowledge of God - #1095 (1634)
  8. A defense of the catholic faith - #727 (1610)
  9. The elements of logic - #1095 (1624)
  10. Hereclitus (on the vanity and misery of human life) - #1064 (1609); #15 (1624)
  11. Treatise on the Jesuits - shifts and evasions - #1064 (1623)
  12. A learned treatise of traditions - #1201 (1631)
  13. Oppositions of the word of God - #1064 (1610)
  14. Oration in praise of divinity - #1095 (1640)
  15. A preparation to suffer for the gospell - #577 (1623)
  16. The right way to heaven (prayers and meditations) - #1064 (1630)
  17. Theophilus or love divine - #1095 (1610)
  18. The encounter between Du Moulin and de Balzac - #1095 (1636)

Musculus:

  1. Common places of Christian religion - Reel #386 (1563, 1578)
  2. Of the lawful and unlawful usury amongst Christians - #557 (1556?)
  3. The temporiser (he that changes with the time) - Reel not at WTSCal but a French translation is available: #1577 (1550)

Olevian:

  1. An exposition of the symbol of the apostles - Reel#328 (1581)

Piscator:

  1. Treatise on man's justification - Reel #598 (1599)

Polanus:

  1. The substance of Christian religion - Reel not at WTSCal (1594); Reel #1580 may contain a copy of the English translation, but I believe that it is an enlarged edition of the Latin.
  2. Concerning God's eternal predestination - #1554 (1599)

Poliander/Polyander:

  1. Disputation against the adoration of the relics of saints - #1554 (1611)

de la Roche Chandieu (Listed as La Roch de Chandieu, Antoine):

  1. Meditations on the 32nd psalm - #712 (1579)
  2. Treatise on the Word of God - #1709 (1583)

Trelcatius:

  1. A brief institution of the common places of sacred divinity - #1158 (1610)

Ursinus:

  1. Certain learned discourses (For explanation of difficult points in his catechism) - Reel #582 (1613)
  2. Discourse on keeping the Sabbath - #1612 (1584)
  3. The sum of Christian religion (lectures on the Heidelberg) - #364 (1587, 1591); #1368 (1589); #1499 (1611); #1561 (1617)

Vermigli:

  1. A brief and most excellent exposition of the 12 ariticles of our faith commonly called the Apostle's Creed - Reel not available at WTSCal (1578)
  2. Judgments on the sacrament of the Lord's Supper - Reel #157 (1550)
  3. An epistle to the Duke of Sommerset - #157 (1550)
  4. The common places - #366 (1582)
  5. Commentary on the Book of Judges - #367 & 1673 (1584)
  6. Most godly prayers compiled out of David's Psalms - #1223 (1569)
  7. Commentary on Romans - #367 (1568)

Virellius (Listed under Virel, Matthieu):

  1. The principal grounds of Christian religion - Reel #1533 (1594)

Viret:

  1. Against the popish mass - Reel #1588 (1584)
  2. The Christian disputation - #1645 (1579)
  3. A Christian instrutction - #1534 (1573)
  4. On the Lord's prayer - #1499 (1582)
  5. An exposition of the 12 articles in the Apostle's Creed - #158 (1548)
  6. The world possessed with devils (three dialogues) - #1737 (1583)

Zanchi:

  1. Spiritual marriage - Reel #1615 (1592)
  2. Confession of the Christian faith - #471 (1598)
  3. Speculum Christianum (or a Christian survey for the conscience) - #1577 (1614)

High Orthodox Writers Available in Early English Books
(from the 1641-1700 series)

Pictet:

  1. Antidote against careless indifference in matters of religion - Reel # 748:33 (1698)