Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2020

312 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197514184

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Catholicity and the Covenant of Works

James Ussher and the Reformed Tradition

Harrison Perkins

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • Explores the covenant of works - a topic of increasing interest within the study of early modern religion - in more depth than any previous monograph
  • Draws on rare and previously uncited manuscript evidence that sheds light on what James Ussher taught during a contentious period of Irish and British history
  • Offers a look at the nature of puritanism and conformity in the established churches of Ireland and England in the seventeenth century