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The British delegation to the Synod of Dort

Nicholas Tyacke

in Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism c.1590-1640

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201847
eISBN:
9780191675041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201847.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The official British delegation at the Synod of Dort played a critical role in the rise of English Arminianism. This was an international Calvinist gathering, which condemned the doctrines of the ... More


Crisis and Withdrawal: The Programme Undermined and Retracted, 1612–25

Howard Hotson

in Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the years after his return to Herborn, Johann Heinrich Alsted's commitment to Ramon Lull and the art of memory sustained a series of assaults from near and far. Five years and ten publications ... More


Dilemmas at the Synod of Dort: The Conciliatory British Delegation

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/9780190858520.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 3 analyzes the Synod of Dort and the British delegation’s participation in that famous international conference of Reformed churches. It investigates the delegation’s Collegiat Suffrage and ... More


The Dutch Enlightenment and the Distant Calvin

Ernestine van der Wall

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Calvin was practically absent from Dutch theology of the eighteenth century. Even those Reformed theologians who defended old orthodoxies tended to define their thought in relation to the Synod of ... More


The Spectre of Civil War: Literary Reactions to the Death of Oldenbarnevelt

Freya Sierhuis

in The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and the Stage in the Dutch Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749738
eISBN:
9780191814037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749738.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 4 examines the torrent of pamphlets that accompanied the fall from power of Johan van Oldenbarnevelt. Most of the pamphlets produced immediately before and after the Prince of Orange’s coup ... More


Lubricus Locus—The Nature and Extent of the Atonement

Richard Snoddy

in The Soteriology of James Ussher: The Act and Object of Saving Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199338573
eISBN:
9780199369430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338573.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Ussher was drawn into debate on the extent of the atonement on the eve of the Synod of Dort, and his hypothetical universalism — the belief that Christ died for all humanity with salvation made ... More


Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Howard Hotson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Johann Heinrich Alsted, professor of philosophy and theology at the Calvinist academy of Herborn, was a man of many parts. A deputy to the famous Synod of Dort and greatest encyclopaedist of his age, ... More


Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Jay T. Collier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190858520
eISBN:
9780190863876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858520.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Scholars describe the Church of England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as forming either a Calvinist consensus or an Anglican middle way steeped in an ancient catholicity. ... More


Attitudes towards the Protestant and Catholic Churches

Anthony Milton

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/9780199639731.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter tackles changing English Protestant perceptions of the Church of Rome and foreign Protestant Churches. It argues that the notion that the Church of England occupied a via media between ... More


Introduction

Howard Hotson

in Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Samuel Hartlib, John Dury, and Johann Amos Comenius step from central Europe's Reformed world into the pages of English intellectual history as if from out of a void. The places where they studied — ... More


Confessional Identity

Stephen Hampton

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/9780199639731.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter traces the history of Anglican confessional statements until 1662. It argues that the Thirty-Nine Articles were almost universally accepted as the authoritative statement of the Church ... More


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