Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 April 2018

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198793700

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Thomas Fuller

Discovering England's Religious Past

W. B. Patterson

  • Offers a reassessment of the career and the scholarly achievements of Thomas Fuller, showing that he was a many-sided writer, theologian, and controversialist, as well as a highly significant historian
  • Describes how Fuller's distinctive ideas and engaging manner of expression emerged in the tumultuous era of civil wars in which he lived
  • Shows that Fuller was nurtured by a distinctive English tradition of looking at the past, a tradition shaped by a generation of Elizabethan writers and scholars and their later followers
  • Provides a clear account of the development of European and English historical writing across three centuries