The Marrow of Theology

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Labyrinth Press, 1968 - Calvinism - 353 pages
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Ames was a very influential theologian; he impacted New English Puritanism very heavily. Historically speaking, this book is an important read, for the Marrow was widely circulated and read in both ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book thoroughly. Ames is relatively easy to read, a trait uncommon to many prominent authors of his day. He rarely makes a point without appeal to several passages of Scripture. You may not always agree with his conclusions, but you are never going to feel that he is freewheeling. Read full review


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William Ames (1576???1633) was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge, where William Perkins was his tutor. He attended the Synod of Dort as an English observer and there began to develop his reputation as a brilliant theologian. From 1622, he was professor of theology at the University of Franeker in Holland, where he attracted students from all over Protestant Europe.

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