By Gribben, Crawford
John Owen (1616-83) was once the main major theologian in seventeenth century England, and a key participant within the revolution that created the English republic (1649-60). emerging from humble origins, he turned preacher on the regicide of Charles I, chaplain to Oliver Cromwell within the invasions of eire and Scotland, vice chancellor of the collage of Oxford, and the foremost spiritual statesman of the Interregnum. The recovery of the monarchy driven Owen into dissent, criminalizing his spiritual perform and riding his writing of 8 million phrases in protection of excessive Calvinism and non secular toleration. yet Owen transcended his many reviews of defeat, and his claims to quietism have been usually undermined via rumors of his involvement in anti-government conspiracies. This spiritual biography lines the evolution of Owen's pondering and spiritual perform until eventually his emergence as a pacesetter of recovery nonconformists. Read more...
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