Tagged: Presbyterians

InvenCaP Blog – Reformation Principles and the Puritan Church Books of the 1650s 0

InvenCaP Blog – Reformation Principles and the Puritan Church Books of the 1650s

By Mark Burden Although they have been widely consulted by church historians and historians of religion, the role played by Puritan church records of the 1650s in the furtherance of personal, church, and national reformation has rarely...

The Crisis of British Protestantism 0

The Crisis of British Protestantism

Hunter Powell’s monograph, The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638–44,  is now out with Manchester University Press. ‘This book seeks to bring coherence to two of the most studied periods in British history, Caroline...

Matthew Henry: The Bible, Prayer, and Piety 0

Matthew Henry: The Bible, Prayer, and Piety

The University of Chester, 14-16 July 2014. ‘To commemorate the tercentenary of the death of Matthew Henry (22 June 1714) and his 25-year ministry in Chester (1687–1712), the University of Chester, in collaboration with Chester Cathedral Library...

Dissenting Experience, Experiencing Dissent: Registration 0

Dissenting Experience, Experiencing Dissent: Registration

There are still a few places left for the first of our conferences at Dr Williams’s Library on Saturday 9 November 2013. You can download the complete programme here. Speakers are: Michael Davies, Crawford Gribben, Ann Hughes,...

The ‘presbyterianism’ of Richard Heyrick 0

The ‘presbyterianism’ of Richard Heyrick

By James Mawdesley, The University of Sheffield N.B. References in brackets refer to The Minutes and Papers of the Westminster Assembly 1643-1652, ed. Chad van Dixhoorn (5 vols., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012). I have recently been...