Lancelot Andrewes the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

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Clarendon Press, 1991 - Anglican Communion - 377 pages
Lancelot Andrewes--England's Bossuet--was James I's favorite court preacher. His sermons for the great festivals of the Christian year constitute a notable exposition of "Classical Anglicanism," the Anglicanism of those who defended the Elizabethan Settlement as the restoration of the true nature of the Christian Church, catholic and reformed. This book is the first major study of Andrewes's theology. Including long quotes from his sermons, the book shows why T.S. Eliot ranked the sermons "with the finest English prose of their time, or any time."

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Contents

The Great Sermons of Lancelot Andrewes
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Lent
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Easter
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

The Right Reverend and Right Honorable Arthur Michael Ramsey (19041988) was the 100th archbishop of Canterbury. He also served as archbishop of York, bishop of Durham, and president of theWorld Council of Churches. Ramsey

was the Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University and an influential

Anglican theologian. His portrait appeared on the cover of Time magazine, August 16, 1963, introducing coverage of "The Anglican communion:Worldly,Worldwide,

Catholic, and Protestant." A noted scholar, his other works include The Resurrection

of Christ (1944), F.D. Maurice and the Conflicts of Modern Theology (1951), and From Gore to Temple (1960).

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