Burroughes, Jeremiah

Burroughes, Jeremiah a learned Puritan divine, was born 1599. and educated at Cambridge, whence he was ejected for nonconformity. In 1631 he was made rector of Titshall, but was deprived in 16S6, when he went to Rotterdam, and became pastor of an English congregation there. Returning to England, he became pastor of two of the most important independent congregations in London. He died 1646. His chief work is Exposition of Hosea (Lond. 1643-51, 4 vols. 4to; new ed. Lond. 1842, imp. 8vo). Besides this he published Sermons on Christian Contentment (Lond. 1650, 4to): — The Choice of Moses (Lond. 1650, 4to): Gospel Reconciliation (Lond. 1657, 4to): — Sermons on Gospel Worship (Lond. 1658, 4to): — Gospel Remission (Lond. 1654, 4to): — The Saint's Happiness, Lectures on the Beatitudes (Lond. 1660, 4to); and several other excellent practical treatises.

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