The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology (Studies in the History of Christian Thought) (Studies in the History of Christian Thought)

The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology Studies in the History of Christian Thought Studies in the History of Christian Thought Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of hi

  • Title: The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theology (Studies in the History of Christian Thought) (Studies in the History of Christian Thought)
  • Author: W.J. Torrance Kirby
  • ISBN: 9789004156180
  • Page: 185
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Should students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli among the chief architeShould students of Tudor political thought be interested in a feisty Swiss republican who hardly set foot outside his home canton of Zurich, and a Florentine aristocrat who spent just five years of his career in England This book presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I Through study of selected texts of their political theology, this book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich which came to exert a significant influence on the institutions of the Tudor church and commonwealth.

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    1. An oddly-organized book, basically consisting of five independent essays (I think they were all originally published as journal articles), with a translation of a relevant (quite extended) passage or treatise from Vermigli or Bullinger. Thus, it's pretty much of only scholarly interest (the $200 price tag ensures that if nothing else does). The thesis is fascinating, however: the Anglican Church establishment was not some kind of aberration from Reformed orthodoxy, a regrettable accomodation to [...]

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