The Country Parson: His Character and Rule of Life


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George Herbert was an English poet, orator, and priest. In The Country Parson he describes the roles of the priest and offers practice advice to English clergymen about how to fulfill their duties. - Summary by Karen Clausen-Brown (3 hr 30 min)

Chapters

The Author to the Reader 1:57 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
Of a Pastor 2:04 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
Their Diversities 3:41 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
The Parson's Life 4:03 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
The Parson's Knowledge 4:07 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
The Parson's Accessary Knowledges 3:06 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
The Parson Praying 4:16 Read by Karen Clausen-Brown
The Parson Preaching 10:12 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson on Sundays 5:01 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson's State of Life 8:21 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson in his House 13:54 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson's Courtesy 2:56 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Charity 5:32 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Church 3:06 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Circuit 6:15 Read by BettyB
The Parson Comforting 2:41 Read by BettyB
The Parson a Father 1:46 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Journey 3:02 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Sentinel 2:23 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Reference 5:19 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson in God's Stead 2:33 Read by BettyB
The Parson Catechising 7:53 Read by John
The Parson in Sacraments 5:34 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Completeness 8:42 Read by John
The Parson Arguing 3:14 Read by BettyB
The Parson Punishing 1:43 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Eye 12:36 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson in Mirth 1:46 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Contempt 4:50 Read by Mark Chulsky
The Parson with his Church Wardens 2:57 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Consideration of Providence 5:08 Read by BettyB
The Parson in Liberty 4:48 Read by BettyB
The Parson's Surveys 14:18 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson's Library 5:54 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson's Dexterity in applying of Remedies 12:54 Read by DJRickyV
The Parson's Condescending 3:37 Read by BettyB
The Parson Blessing 6:31 Read by DJRickyV
Concerning Detraction 4:42 Read by Mark Chulsky
The Author's Prayer before Sermon 4:51 Read by BettyB
A Prayer after Sermon 1:52 Read by BettyB