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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Rutherford, Samuel, 1600?-1661.,
  • Presbyterian Church -- Scotland -- Clergy -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Coffey.
SeriesCambridge studies in early modern British history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX9225.R94 C64 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1004217M
ISBN 100521581729
LC Control Number96043925

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This is the first modern intellectual biography of the Scottish Covenanters' great theorist Samuel Rutherford (c. ). The central focus is on Rutherford's political thought and his major treatise, Lex, Rex, written in as a justification of the Covenanters' resistance to King Charles I. The book demonstrates that while Lex, Rex provided a careful synthesis of natural-law . John Coffey has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Coffey’s most popular book is Politics, Religion and the British Revolutions: The Mind of Sa. Get this from a library! Politics, religion and the British revolutions: the mind of Samuel Rutherford. [John Coffey]. This book is the first modern intellectual biography of the Scottish theologian and political theorist Samuel Rutherford (c. ). Its main purpose is to provide a thorough discussion of Rutherford's religious and political ideas, and their role in the ideology of the Scottish Covenanters whose rebellion against Charles I marked the beginning of the British troubles in the mid Price: $

Get this from a library! Politics, religion and the British revolutions: the mind of Samuel Rutherford. [John Coffey] -- This book is the first modern intellectual biography of the Scottish theologian and political theorist Samuel Rutherford (c. ). Its main purpose is to provide a thorough discussion of. Buy Politics, Religion and the British Revolutions: The Mind of Samuel Rutherford (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History) Revised ed. by Coffey, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 1st Edition. A E Redgate Febru Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of .   This book, Politics, Religion and the British Revolutions: The Mind of Samuel Rutherford (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History), is a landmark treatment of Samuel Rutherford, if not always an accurate or fair Coffey has filled in a woeful lacuna in Reformed historical scholarship: the absence of a good, critical, and thorough biography of .

The term "English Revolution" has been used to describe two different events in English first to be so called—by Whig historians—was the Glorious Revolution of , whereby James II was replaced by William III and Mary II as monarch and a constitutional monarchy was established.. In the twentieth century, however, Marxist historians introduced .   The nine essays in this collection focus on the dynamics of British popular politics in the s and on the impact of the French Revolution and the subsequent war with France. Leading scholars in the field explore the nature and origins of the ideological conflicts between reformers and loyalists, the impact of the war with France on the organisation of the British . His first book, entitled The Ancient Constitution and the Feudal Law examined the workings and origins of common law mind, showing how thinkers such as the English jurist Edward Coke (–) built up a historical analysis of British history into an epistemology of law and politics; and how that edifice later came to be subverted by Alma mater: University of New Zealand, . This book could make a contribution to analysing these phenomena."—Dr P. J. Dorey, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae "This book offers readers a wide and accurate account of various experiences of religions of politics ranging from American democracy (which Emilio Gentile analyzes with remarkable finesse) to Communism.