Summary

By the Quaker William Penn. Full title: The sandy foundation shaken: or, Those so generally believed and applauded doctrines, of one God, subsisting in three distinct and separate persons, the impossibility of God’s pardoning sinners, without a plenary satisfaction, the justification of impure persons by an imputative righteousness refuted, from the authority of Scripture testimonies, and right reason.

1893 text

Entitled, “The Sandy Foundation Shaken; or those … doctrines of one God subsisting in three distinct and separate persons; the impossibility of God’s pardoning sinners without a plenary satisfaction, the justification of impure persons by an imputative righteousness, refuted from the authority of Scripture testimonies and right reason, etc. London, 1668.” It caused him to be imprisoned in [the Tower[(http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/167/). “Aug. 4, 1669. Young Penn who wrote the blasphemous book is delivered to his father to be transported” (“Letter to Sir John Birkenhead, quoted by Bishop Kennett in his MS. Collections, vol. lxxxix., p. 477).


This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

1 Annotation

Terry Foreman  •  Link

*The Sandy Foundation Shaken; or those so Generally Believed and applauded DOCTRINES of One God Subsisting in Three Distinct and Separate Persons; The Impossibility of God's pardoning Sinners without a Plenary Satisfaction, The Justification of Impure Persons by an imputative Righteousness, Refuted From Authority of Scripture Testimonies, and Right Reason* By W.P. j., A builder on that Foundation that cannot be moved. London printed, 1668.

Complete 1812 ed. text in various formats from the Internet Archive http://www.archive.org/details/sandyfoundation0...

Early English Books listing with Table of Contents
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