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God's Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland

Crawford Gribben


This book is the first comprehensive description of some of the many kinds of Protestantism that competed for the souls of Cromwellian Ireland. Its principal purpose is to document the period's most important theological debates, arguing that they were both a cause and consequence of protestant experiences in that turbulent period and that they illustrate surprising contests between and within several English, Scottish, and Irish varieties of protestant identity. Cromwellian protestants were sometimes less puritan, and often much less united by religious convictions, than has often been suppos ... More

Keywords: Ireland, Cromwell, identity, theological, debate, puritan, protestant, Catholic, reformation, sectarian

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195325317
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325317.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Crawford Gribben, author
University of Manchester
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