Rutherford’s Survey of that Survey of the Sum of Church Discipline


A Survey of the Survey of that Sum of Church-Discipline Penned by Mr. Thomas Hooker, Late Pastor of the Church at Hartford upon Connecticut in New England. 

Wherein the Way of the Churches of New England is now Re-eEamined; Arguments in favor thereof winnowed; The Principles of that Way Discussed; and the Reasons of Most Seeming Strength and Nerves, Removed.


By Samuel Rutherford

Professor of Divinity in the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.



521 pages


“And there came unto me one of the seven Angels, which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will show thee the Bride, the Lambs wife.  And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great City, the holy Ierusalem, descending out of heaven from God.”

Revelation 21:9-10

“And it was round about eighteen thousand (measures,) and the name of the City from that day (shall be) The LORD is there.”

Ezekiel 48:35



Letter to the Reader

Book 1

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