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Richard Hooker : prophet of Anglicanism

Author: Philip Bruce Secor
Publisher: Tunbridge Wells : Burns & Oates, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Richard Hooker (1554-1600) is the premier theologian of the Church of England, famed for his prophetic apologia of what would later be called "Anglicanism" in his Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity. To the present day, his advocacy of a tolerant, inclusive, moderate, even pragmatic middle way between fundamentalist Protestantism and the more rigid expressions of Roman Catholicism is a hallmark of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Christian biography
Biography
Named Person: Richard Hooker; Richard Hooker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Bruce Secor
ISBN: 0860122891 9780860122890
OCLC Number: 40799364
Description: xxii, 362 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Hookers of Exeter --
Growing up in John Hooker's Exeter --
School days --
Leaving the nest --
The Oxford years --
Leaving the academic cloister --
Début in London --
Introduction to Church politics --
Appointment at the temple --
The great debate begins --
The great debate continues --
Master of the temple --
A judicious marriage --
Penman for the Church --
Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity --
Pastor of bishopsbourne --
The final years.
Responsibility: Philip B. Secor.
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This is the biography of Richard Hooker (1554-1600), premier theologian of the Church of England. Researched over many years, this text is designed to be accessible to the general reader and presents  Read more...

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