Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church

Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church

by Peter Lake
     
 

An analysis of the careers and opinions of a series of divines who passed through the University of Cambridge between 1560 and 1600.See more details below

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An analysis of the careers and opinions of a series of divines who passed through the University of Cambridge between 1560 and 1600.

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ISBN-13:
9780521611879
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: Laurence Chaderton and the problem of puritanism; 2. Moderate beginnings: the case of Edward Dering; 3. Chaderton's puritanism: his presbyterianism; his role in the university; the balance of the moderate position; 4. The moderate puritan divine as anti-papal polemicist; 5. Thomas Cartwright: the search for the centre and the threat of separation; 6. William Whitaker's position as refracted through his anti-papal polemic; 7. Theory into practice: puritan practical divinity in the 1580s and 1590s; 8. William Whitaker at St John's: the puritan scholar as administrator; 9. The theological disputes of the 1590s: the opening shots; the Lambeth Articles: John Whitgift and Calvinism; the case of Peter Baro; 10. Conformity: Chaderton's response to the Hampton Court Conference; 11. William Bradshaw: moderation in extremity; 12. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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