A Display of Arminianism

A Display of Arminianism

by John Owen

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Overview

John Owen was an English nonconformist Church leader who served as the academic administrator at the University of Oxford. Owen was also a prolific writer. In the book A Display of Arminianism Owen discusses the differences between Calvinism and Arminianism.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781494341893
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/02/2013
Pages: 122
Sales rank: 816,413
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Oliver Cromwell liked Owen and took him as his chaplain on his expeditions both to Ireland and Scotland (1649-1651). Owen's fame was at its height from 1651 to 1660 when he played a prominent part in the religious, political, and academic life of the nation. Appointed dean of Christ Church, Oxford, in 1651, he became also vice-chancellor of the university in 1652, a post he held for five years with great distinction and with a marked impartiality not often found in Puritan divines. This led him also to disagreement, even with Cromwell, over the latter's assumption of the protectorship. Owen retained his deanery until 1659. Shortly after the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660, he moved to London, where he was active in preaching and writing until his death. He declined invitations to the ministry in Boston (1663) and the presidency of Harvard (1670) and chided New England Congregationalists for intolerance. He turned aside also from high preferment when his influence was acknowledged by governmental attempts to persuade him to relinquish Nonconformity in favor of the established church.

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