Bishop Sherlock Bibliography

Letter from the Lord Bishop of London to the Clergy and People of London on the Occasion of the late Earthquakes 1750
A famous pastoral letter, which Hume had occasion to refer to with some amusement, became the best seller of the century; over a hundred thousand copies were sold and given away.  In his Natural History of Religion Hume reminded his readers that the saying "Ignorance is the mother of Devotion" had become proverbial in his time.