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Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Ashley Null

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

For centuries historians have offered often bitterly contradictory answers to the question of who exactly was Thomas Cranmer. Although Cranmer was a key participant in the changes to English life ... More


Introduction: The Theology of Thomas Cranmer

Ashley Null

in Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Thomas Cranmer took down Catholicism's hegemony over English society by using the powers of his position to encourage the Protestant faith. Cranmer was martyred because of his support for ... More


THEOLOGY AND WORSHIP

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter analyses the main currents of doctrinal change in England and Scotland. It investigates the confessions of faith, the evolution of English forms of Protestantism and the possibility of a ... More


Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance during the 1520s: Erasmian Penitence

Ashley Null

in Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

In the 1530s, Thomas Cranmer rejected the notion that penitential acts helped a sinner become worthy of forgiveness because of Erasmus's teachings. According to Erasmus, true Christianity was drawn ... More


Being Made ‘Right-Willed’ by Faith: Justification in ‘Cranmer’s Great Commonplaces’ circa 1544

Ashley Null

in Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Thomas Cranmer further explained his arguments for solifidianism that he previously outlined to Henry by proving that actions done before justification are not pleasing to God, and that God forgave ... More


How Readers Read Their Augustines

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines book ownership and reading practices of individual readers of Augustine in sixteenth-century Europe. Case studies of private libraries in England and monastic collections in ... More


Thomas Cranmer

Ashley Null

in Christian Theologies of the Sacraments: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724323
eISBN:
9780814770634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724323.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the sacramental theology of the leading figure of the English Reformation, Thomas Cranmer. According to medieval Scholasticism, Jesus had established the church as the ... More


Conclusion

Ashley Null

in Thomas Cranmer’s Doctrine of Repentance: Renewing the Power to Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270218
eISBN:
9780191683954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270218.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Throughout his life, Thomas Cranmer only sought a true understanding of God and repentance; as an archbishop, he never thought to abuse his power, but instead used it to promote God's teachings. ... More


Mumpsimus and Sumpsimus

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the Act of Six Articles, passed in 1539 by Henry VIII to enforce under heavy penalties the fundamental doctrines of the Church of England. In many respects, the Six Articles ... More


Into Fast Forward: The Bibles of Edward VI

Eyal Poleg

in A Material History of the Bible, England 1200-1553

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266717
eISBN:
9780191916045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266717.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The last chapter explores the Bibles printed in the short minority reign of Edward VI. It reveals a period of intense creativity, when – free from financial or religious constraints – printers ... More


In Kent and Christendom?: The Nature of Heywood’s Treason

Greg Walker

in John Heywood: Comedy and Survival in Tudor England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198851516
eISBN:
9780191886119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851516.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks in detail at the evidence for Heywood’s involvement in the so called Prebendaries Plot against Thomas Cranmer in the diocese of Kent. It explores the religious divisions that ... More


Josiah

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Edward VI's accession to the throne in 1547 at the age of nine following the death of his father, Henry VIII. The weight of evangelical expectation resting on Edward's shoulders ... More


Councils, Counsel and Consensus in Henry VIII’s Reformation

Richard Rex

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Henry VIII knew that a true Christian prince sought and considered counsel and weighed it in his conscience before acting. Council and counsel were therefore highly important to him in the crisis ... More


The sacrament Socinianized: Benjamin Hoadly and the Eucharist

Robert G. Ingram

in Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter concerns the ways in which the Christian God effected men’s salvation. It reconstructs the Eucharistic debates between Waterland and Benjamin Hoadly. It locates those debates within ... More


Closing Remarks II

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at the minds of the first two presidents of Corpus Christi College, John Claymond and Robert Morwent, speculating on what might have been their most worrying moments. For Claymond, ... More


Prologue to Queenship: Before July 1543

in Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226647241
eISBN:
9780226647265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647265.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A number of letters and texts by, for, or about Katherine Parr before July 1543 are presented here. These include: inscriptions by Parr family members in a book of hours belonging to Sir Thomas Parr, ... More


Preambles: “But One Use”

Charles Hefling

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the Prayer Book’s self-presentation in its preliminary, nonliturgical prose: the two Acts of Uniformity (1559 and 1662) that define the constitution of the text and regulate its ... More


The Printed Text of Prayers or Meditations1

in Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226647241
eISBN:
9780226647265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647265.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Queen Katherine Parr's “Prayers or Meditations,” registers as an ambitious, even an autonomous attempt to provide English readers, especially King Henry VIII, with a private counterpart to the ... More


The Bible in Early Modern England

Lori Anne Ferrell

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/9780199639731.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter assays the official attitude of the Protestant Church of England to Protestantism’s central text, the Bible. A closer examination of the claims made about Scripture’s authority in the ... More


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