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The contributors to the volume explore the relationship of the virtues to Richard Hooker's ontology, to questions of justification by faith, how righteousness is appropriated by the Christian, how the virtues relate to his polemical context, what he takes from both Scripture and his theological forbearers, and how he demonstrates the virtues in his own literary persona.

Contributors include: Benjamin Crosby, Pal Dominiak, Daniel Eppley, André Gazal, Daniel F. Graves, Dan Kemp, Scott Kindred-Barnes, Torrance Kirby, W. Bradford Littlejohn, A.S. McGrade, David Neelands, and John K. Stafford.
Material, Visual, and Practical Dimensions of Early Modern How-to Books
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'How to' as a way out of all awkward situations in life keeps society going. Instructional literature flooded the book market the first centuries of printing – on distillation, medicine, dyeing, cosmetics, glassmaking, ceramics, metallurgy and many other subjects. Just as varied are the research issues. How do you learn practical skill from a book? Why were these books so popular, who used them and how, are they even a clearly defined genre?