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Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church

November 11, 2004|
Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church by Peter Lake
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This book is an examination of the puritanism of a series of divines, including Dering, Cartwright, Whitaker and Chaderton, all of whom passed through the University of Cambridge between 1560 and 1600. Dr Lake gives a detailed analysis of their careers and opinions. The personal and ideological links between them are established and in the process some idea of the range of opinions current among puritan divines in this period is built up. The aim of the work is to arrive, through this process of comparison and juxtaposition, at the kernel of shared attitudes and beliefs that justify the inclusion of all these men within a coherent puritan tradition.
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 th...
Title:Moderate Puritans and the Elizabethan Church
Product dimensions:368 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 1 X 1 X 1 in
Published:November 11, 2004
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521611879

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