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Cambridge Aflame with Controversy: Reassessing the Lambeth Articles

Jay T. Collier

in Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190858520
eISBN:
9780190863876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858520.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 2 shows how perseverance was a major topic in the debates at Cambridge University that set the context for the famous Lambeth Articles of 1595. Furthermore, the chapter looks specifically at ... More


Whitgift

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The date of John Whitgift's election — September 23rd, 1583 — was a decisive climacteric in the history of the reformed Church of England. As early as May 6th, Walsingham's secretary, Nicholas Faunt, ... More


The Unsettled Elizabethan Settlement

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter shows that religious turmoil, not the peace and stability implied by the term Elizabethan Settlement, characterized the reign of Elizabeth I. Polemical theology was rife, as was ... More


‘Stinking in the Grave’: Puritanism and the Church of England

Rosamund Oates

in Moderate Radical: Tobie Matthew and the English Reformation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198804802
eISBN:
9780191842948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804802.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the creation of conforming Puritanism, a powerful alternative to Presbyterianism in Puritan thought. This strain of Puritanism reconciled the demands of edifying reform with ... More


. “The Baptiz’d Race”

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 surveys writings by important English theologians—including William Tyndale, Thomas Becon, John Hooper, and John Whitgift—and shows that race became a powerful tool for clarifying the ... More


The Voice in the Church

Jennifer Richards

in Voices and Books in the English Renaissance: A New History of Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809067
eISBN:
9780191884153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809067.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter shifts attention from the private reading of the Bible to its public reading in church. It explores complaints about the ‘bare reading’ of the liturgy from the 1570s, and its defence by ... More


‘Avant-Garde Conformity’ in the 1590s

Peter McCullough

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Peter Lake’s coinage of a new term for ‘anti-Calvinists’—‘avant-garde conformists’—has been one of the most fruitful interventions in recent early Stuart ecclesiastical history. This chapter ... More


Salvation and the Thirty-Nine Articles

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins contributed significantly to the English and European discussion of the controversial issues of salvation and predestination. He wrote two important Latin treatises on the subject, both ... More


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