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Sermon TitleSermon on Canticles 2:16 (descriptive title)
Extentpp. 177-183
Composition Dateca. 1657 - 1680
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplepreacher - Stockton, Owensubject of sermon? - Asty, Ellen
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - England - Funeral; No preaching information is given in the manuscript. According to the printed version, Stockton preached a sermon on this text at the funeral of Ellen Asty.
Additional MaterialHeading " A Sarmon Preached by ye Revrand Mr Stockton."
Print Editions / WitnessesA sermon by Stockton on Canticles 2:16 was expanded into a treatise and published: Consolation in Life and Death: Wherein Is Shewed That Interest in Christ Is a Ground of Comfort ... Begun in a Funeral Sermon Occasioned by the Death of Mrs. Ellen Asty, and Since Much Enlarged: Together With the Life of the Said Mrs. Ellen Asty (London, 1681). This Bible text is also quoted at the beginning of Stockton's treatise, The Best Interest; or a Treatise of a Saving Interest in Christ (London, 1682).
DescriptionA sermon on this text, possibly the one preached at the funeral of Ellen Asty.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NotePrecise date and location unknown. Dates reflect the range of dated materials in the manuscript and the date of Owen Stockton's death.
GEMMS record createdMay 10, 2017
GEMMS record last editedDecember 16, 2021