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Debating Perseverance: The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Jay T. Collier


Scholars describe the Church of England during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries as forming either a Calvinist consensus or an Anglican middle way steeped in an ancient catholicity. Debating Perseverance sheds light on the influence of both the early church and the Reformed churches on the Church of England by surveying several debates on perseverance in which readings of Augustine were involved. The book begins with a reassessment of the Lambeth Articles and the heated Cambridge debates in which they were forged. It then investigates the failed attempt of the British delegati ... More

Keywords: perseverance, readings of Augustine, Anglican, Calvinist, Reformed, Synod of Dort, post-Reformation England, Church of England, confessionalism, catholicity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190858520
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190858520.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jay T. Collier, author
Director of Publishing, Reformation Heritage Books