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The Soteriology of James Ussher: The Act and Object of Saving Faith

Richard Snoddy


This book is a detailed study of James Ussher’s applied soteriology. It draws on material from across a range of genres with extensive reference to manuscript collections. After locating Ussher in the ecclesiastical context of seventeenth-century Ireland and England, the book examines his teaching on the doctrines of atonement, justification, sanctification, and assurance. It considers their interconnection in his thought, particularly the manner in which a general atonement functions as the ground of justification and the extent to which it functions as the ground of assurance. It documents h ... More

Keywords: Ussher, Reformed theology, soteriology, atonement, justification, sanctification, assurance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199338573
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338573.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Snoddy, author
London School of Theology