Pettegree shows how critically dependent early English Protestants
were on the expertise and assistance of French and Dutch printers who provided the English with their printed books.
It is refreshing to be told of the "moderation and pragmatism" of the Zurich tradition (24), and Euler makes an intriguing case for Zwingli's and Bullinger's writings as a possible source for the adiaphorist tradition in English Protestant
11) The same year, 1603, Persons published his Treatise of the Three Conversions, in which he argued that the writings of English Protestants
substituted a tradition of heresy for sound doctrine and the "tradition of the greatest and most ancient Church.
Nevertheless, as she is quick to add, the Old Irish and the Old English used the English language to resist domination by English Protestants
The remaining seven essays offer well-researched and compelling case studies of different moments of public persuasion in 16th-century English Protestant
He brings out here, as he has elsewhere, the conviction of most English Protestant
clergy that 1688 was not a rebellion since it was undertaken to save the Church of England.
Although the most visible modes of distinction differentiated African slaves and Irish Catholic servants from English Protestant
masters by means of race, Shaw argues that the marginalized themselves helped shape emerging social structures and problematized such clear distinctions.
These apocalyptic speculations were especially influential among English Protestant
reformers in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Locating gender at the heart of Shakespeare's oscillations between the native and the foreign in I Henry VI, Watkins brilliantly "de-nationalizes" sixteenth-century history by tracing the play's displacement of a diplomacy grounded in dynastic marriage to a foreign policy dominated by English Protestant
national interests; a new order in which the female monarch's dynastic concerns were canceled by the notion that "diplomatic outreach threaten[ed] to infect the English with the effeminacy and cowardice that define[d] the foreign for Shakespeare and his Elizabethan audience" (62).
Here I discuss how this peculiar form of apocalyptic hope is itself based in an Anglo-American Protestant tradition of Judeo-centric prophecy interpretation, a scriptural hermeneutic developed in the context of English Protestant
polemics against both Catholicism and Islam.
My family have both Irish Catholic and English Protestant
roots, so I bear no ill will towards either faction.
Colored by seventeenth-century English Protestant
ideals, Cromwell believed he was carrying out God's will.
My mother was brought up in the French Protestant tradition while my father was raised in Quebec City in the English Protestant
Thus, although focused on the formation of Catholic identity in Elizabethan and Jacobean England, this book is also informative about English Protestant
identity and, more broadly, about the long conversation over the proper boundaries of church and state.
This justification underscores the failure of some English Protestant
divines to provide pastoral or devotional materials for their parishioners, thereby forcing people to look to the continent to meet the spiritual needs of the nation's laity.