English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 Hardback

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English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640

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This book offers an alternative interpretation of pre-Civil War England, challenging the standard narrative that English presbyterianism was successfully extinguished from the late sixteenth century until its prominent public resurgence during the English Civil War.
From their emergence in the 1570s, English presbyterians posed a threat to the Church of England, and, in 1592, the English crown arrested the leaders of the presbyterian movement. Ha shows that, during the ensuing half century of apparent silence, English presbyterians remained continually active. They made a concerted effort, for example, to build an alliance with common lawyers against episcopal authority. Yet they also sought to prove the compatibility of their church government with royal supremacy. They agitated for further reformation of the Church of England, but by the early seventeenth century they had contributed to the birth of 'independency' and to puritan appeals to neo-Roman views of liberty.

English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 by Polly Ha was published by Stanford University Press in December 2010. The ISBN for English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 is 9780804759878.

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Page last updated 26th April 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherStanford University Press (December 2010)
Weight558g
Number of Pages320
Thickness28 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780804759878
ISBN-100804759871
Product Code3580738
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