James Ussher : theology, history, and politics in early-modern Ireland and England (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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James Ussher : theology, history, and politics in early-modern Ireland and England

James Ussher : theology, history, and politics in early-modern Ireland and England

Author: Alan Ford
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This important re-evaluation of James Ussher's life and works - the most thorough for over a hundred and fifty years - traces the interconnections between his scholarship and his wider ecclesiastical and political interests, and throws new light on the character and attitudes of a seminal figure in the history of Irish Protestantism."--Résumé de l'éditeur
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Ussher
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ford
OCLC Number: 1132077159
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 23 avril 2010).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 315 pages)
Contents: Introduction ; PART I: USSHER IN IRELAND ; 1. Controversy and religious identity in sixteenth-century Ireland ; 2. Intellectual formation: Trinity College, Dublin ; 3. Ussher and the shaping of Irish protestant theology ; 4. Ussher and the Irish articles of 1615 ; 5. Theology and politics: 1615-25 ; 6. Religion, history and protestant national identity ; 7. The defence of Calvinism, 1626-33 ; 8. Internal exile: Ussher and Laudianism 1633-40 ; 9. Ussher and Irish history: Britannicarum ecclesiarum antiquitates ; PART II: USSHER IN ENGLAND ; 10. Ussher and the defence of episcopacy ; 11. 'No man can serve two masters': the Civil War and after ; 12. Conclusion: history, theology and politics in Ireland and Britain
Responsibility: Alan Ford.


Though known for dating the creation of the world to 4004BC, James Ussher was an important scholar and ecclesiastical leader in the 17th-century. Tracing the interconnections between the scholarship  Read more...


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