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Sermon TitleSermon 1 on Isaiah 53:5 (descriptive title)
Extentff. 123r-130r
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)
Bible TextsIsaiah 53:5 - 53: 5
Associated Peoplepreacher? - Durham, James
Associated Sermons
Preachingsca. 1656-03-06 - 1658-06-25 (old) - Scotland - Occasion not identified; The manuscript is associated with Scotland, but the location remains conjectural. The date is likely in Old Style, but this is not certain. James Durham, the likely preacher, died in 1658.
Additional Material
Print Editions / WitnessesThe sermons in this manuscript were printed in 1683 or earlier under the title "Christ crucify'd or the Marrow of the Gospel" and attributed to James Durham.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NotePrecise date unknown, but the first sermon in this volume is dated 6 March 1656. Preacher uncertain. The printed version identifies the preacher as James Durham, but Puttick and Simpson, the auctioneers who sold this manuscript to the Bodleian in 1867, identify the preacher as John Owen (1616-1683). Precise location unknown.
GEMMS record createdOctober 15, 2016
GEMMS record last editedJune 15, 2021