Bricknell Preaching: Its Warrant, Subject, and Effects
Considered with Reference to the Tracts for the Times.
By William Simcox Bricknell
This is a brief 8 chapter work by Bricknell (b1806) on Preaching. He examines the warrant and object of Paul’s commission, the subject and effects of Paul’s preaching, and the conviction and consolation through preaching on the Cross of Christ. His appendices are admonitions for preachers, Sacraments versus Preaching as source of divine grace, the atonement not to held forth for conversion of impenitent, grievous misrepresentation of the views and teaching of Tractarians “Ultra-Protestant Party, and some extracts from Froude’s remains. I have not tracked down everything yet, but basically this looks to be an Anglican work dealing with “Tractarians” which would be people who attack issues in the religious environment with tracts (pamphlets). Continue reading