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Published: 15 March 2018

298 Pages

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ISBN: 9780198816652


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Jansenism and England

Moral Rigorism across the Confessions

Thomas Palmer

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Examines the impact in mid- to late seventeenth-century England of the major contemporary religious controversy in France, which revolved around the formal condemnation of a heresy popularly called Jansenism
  • Discusses the Jansenists' attack on contemporary moral theologians whom they accused of propagating a lax methodology conducive to ill-discipline and moral irregularity
  • Considers seventeenth-century Jansenism situating it securely in the patristic tradition and explores the historico-theological circumstances of the Church of England in the same period