SPIRITUAL BROTHERHOOD

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PAUL R SCHAEFFER

During the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, a spiritual brotherhood formed among the Puritans, shaped by the reforming activity and training of Cambridge. These pastor-theologians initiated a new emphasis within the established church, stirring up a greater understanding of the Reformation doctrines of grace and preaching for conversion and Christian growth and piety. In this study, Paul Schaefer looks at six thinkers in this group who stand out because each was used as the human vehicle to bring the gospel to the next: William Perkins, Paul Baynes, Richard Sibbes, John Cotton, John Preston, and Thomas Shepard. By examining their teaching on the relation between man s depraved nature and sovereign grace, as well as the distinct but inseparable relation of justification and sanctification, Schaefer demonstrates how the Puritan movement came to focus most intently on the cultivation of Reformed piety within the church.

Additional information

Weight 0.482 kg
Item Code

9781601781437

Publisher

REFORMATION HERITAGE BOOKS

Supplier

REFORMATION HERITAGE BOOKS

Cover

Soft

Original Category

THEOLOGY