Protestant bishops in restoration England

Harmes, Marcus (2009) Protestant bishops in restoration England. Parergon, 26 (1). pp. 175-196. ISSN 0313-6221

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Abstract

The reconstruction of the Church of England’s hierarchy after 1660 has attracted extensive scholarly attention. Scholars have evaluated how far the doctrinal and ecclesial positions of the Laudian Church shaped the reconstruction of the episcopal hierarchy up to and beyond 1660, especially the Laudian recourse to theories of Jure divino episcopacy as justifying episcopal status and power. Detailed analysis of two texts, John Gauden’s The Looſing of St Peters Bands and Arthur Duck’s Life of Henry Chichele (a medieval archbishop of Canterbury) will demonstrate how the restored episcopate was prepared to appeal to its late-medieval past and to its immediate context in order to justify its authority and demonstrate its self-conception as being an agent of reformed authority.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: Dr Marcus Harmes
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - No Department
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2011 07:22
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: Church of England; english bishops; episcopacy; John Gauden; Arthur Duck
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210305 British History
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19859

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