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 ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Tracing the interconnections between this scholarship and his wider ecclesiastical and political interests, Alan Ford throws new light on the character and attitudes of a seminal figure in the history of Irish Protestantism.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ford, Alan, 1956-
James Ussher.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
Named Person: James Ussher; James Ussher
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Ford
ISBN: 9780191534430 0191534439 9786611164584 6611164588
OCLC Number: 191671881
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 315 pages)
Contents: Abbreviations; Introduction; 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. Defending Calvinism: 1626-33; 8. Internal Exile: Ussher and Laudianism: 1633-40; 9. Ussher and Irish History: Britannicarum ecclesiarum antiquitates; II. USSHER IN ENGLAND; 10. Ussher and the Defence of Episcopacy.
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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