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The Oxford history of protestant dissenting traditions. Volume I, The post-reformation era, 1559-1689

Author: John Coffey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Series: The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions.
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The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I traces the emergence of Anglophone Protestant Dissent in the post-Reformation era between the Act of Uniformity (1559) and the Act of Toleration (1689). It reassesses the relationship between establishment and Dissent, emphasising that Presbyterians and Congregationalists were serious contenders in the struggle for religious hegemony. Under Elizabeth I  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Coffey
ISBN: 9780198702238 019870223X
OCLC Number: 1180159148
Description: xxi, 519 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Traditions within England. Presbyterianism in Elizabethan and Early Start England / Polly Ha --
Presbyterians in the English Revolution / Elliot Vernon --
Presbyterians in the Restoration / George Southcombe --
Congregationalists / Tim Cooper --
Separatists and Baptists / Michael A. G. Haykin --
Early Quakerism and its origins / Ariel Hessayon --
Part II. Traditions outside England. The Dutch Republic: English and Scottish Dissenters in Dutch Exile, c. 1575-1688 / Cory Cotter --
Scotland / R. Scott Spurlock --
Ireland / Crawford Gribben --
Wales, 1587-1689 / Lloyd Bowen --
Dissent in New England / Francis J. Bremer --
Colonail Quakerism / Andre R. Murphy and Adrian Chastain Weimer --
Part III. Dissent and the world. Dissent in the parishes / W. J. Sheils --
Dissent and the state: persecution and toleration /Jacqueline Rose --
Dissent empowered: the Puritan revolution /Bernard Capp --
The print culture of early nonconformity: from martin Marprelate to Reliquiœ Baxterianœ / N. H. Keeble --
Part IV. Congregations and living. The Bible and theology / John Coffey --
Worship and sacraments / Susan Hardman Moore --
Sermons and preaching / David J. Appleby --
Women and gender / Rachel Adock --
Being a dissenter: lay experience in the gathered churches / Michael Davies, Ann Dunan-Page , and Joel Halcomb.
Series Title: The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions.
Other Titles: Post-reformation era, 1559-1689
Responsibility: edited by John Coffey.


A study of the fragmented nature of post-Reformation English Protestentism and the Dissenters who offered theological alternatives to Anglican traditions through Presbyterianism, Baptism, and  Read more...


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...this work stands out in the way in which it highlights the richness and diversity of each dissenting tradition, avoiding the monolithic approach that many works addressing confessional identities Read more...

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