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So well known is Of the Lawes of Ecclesiasticall Politie that many readers might believe its author wrote nothing else. But Richard Hooker was first a lecturer and homilist, and his treatises and sermons form a significant even though minor part of his published work. Hooker?s Works, which include not only the Lawes but also his Tractates and Sermons, have scarcely (if ever) been out-of-print in the 400 years since they first appeared. Keble?s edition of 1836 was the best of its time, and one may hope that The Folger Edition will survive as long. With the desire not for surpassing Keble?s knowledge but merely for adding to it, the late twentieth-century editors have tried to continue in a way worthy of this great author. Keble?s commentary is learned, but substantially more limited than the introductions and notes provided in the extensive volume 6 (in two-parts) of The Folger Edition.

Keywords: Ecclesiasticall Politie; Lawes; Richard Hooker

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