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Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Dewey D. Wallace


This book contributes to studies on the development of Calvinism and Reformed Theology in the post-Reformation era and on later English Puritanism as it transitioned into Dissent. Beginning with the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 and carrying the story into the early eighteenth century, it places theological developments in the context of the early Enlightenment and of conflict between Dissent and the Church of England. The book focuses on five individuals and groups who pursued different emphases in their promotion of Calvinist piety and theology and who in the variety of their responses ... More

Keywords: Calvinism, Reformed Theology, Dissent, Church of England, Enlightenment, Puritanism, Peter Sterry, Theophilus Gale, Joseph Alleine, Richard Baxter, William Bates, John Howe, John Edwards

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199744831
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.001.0001


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Dewey D. Wallace, author
George Washington University
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