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An essay on the origin of evil. By Dr. William King . translated from the Latin, with large notes. To which are added, two sermons, by the same author, the former concerning divine prescience, the latter on the fall of man.

King, William.

Published by Pr. for W. Thurlbourn, Cambridge, 1739
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King (1650-1729) had been the archbishop of Dublin and in 1702 first published this work in Latin as "De origine mali" (London, Benjamin Tooke). This is the third edition in English, edited and corrected by Edmund Law (1703-87). It concerns, inter alia, omniscience of God, free will and determinism, food and evil, predestination, and the fall of man. "Divine predestination and fore-knowledge, consistent with the freedom of mans will. A sermon . 6th ed.", with sectional title-page is found on pp. [1]-48; and "A sermon on the fall of man . 2d ed.", also with a sectional title-page occupies pp. [49]-82. 8vo. lv, [1], 517, [1], 82, [24] pp. ESTC T133432. Contemporary calf, worn, missing spine label and pieces of spine leather; joints (outside) open; front cover detached. Ex-library with stamps, etc. A copy for an impoverished collector. Bookseller Inventory # 19997

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Title: An essay on the origin of evil. By Dr. ...

Publisher: Pr. for W. Thurlbourn, Cambridge

Publication Date: 1739

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