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Published: 08 February 2018

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190858520

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Debating Perseverance

The Augustinian Heritage in Post-Reformation England

Jay T. Collier

Oxford Studies in Historical Theology

  • The first historical monograph dedicated to the doctrine of perseverance in the Reformed tradition
  • Challenges two prevailing approaches of tracing the identity of the Church of England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
  • Discovers the existence of a minority opinion on perseverance in the Reformed tradition that was effectively extinguished by the Synod of Dort
  • Demonstrates the influence readings of Augustine had on confessional development in England