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Richard Hooker and the Authority of Scripture, Reason and Tradition

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This well documented and detailed analysis of the theological first principles of the "father of Anglicanism" challenges the traditional consensus. The author examines three key elements of Hooker's theology, namely the authority of reason, tradition and Scripture and evaluates Hooker's approach in the light of his debates with contemporary Puritans.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 164
Vendor: Regent College Publishing
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 0.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1573833347
ISBN-13: 9781573833349
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There is no doubt that Richard Hooker (1554-1600) is one of the most important writers in the history of the Church of England. However, since John Henry Newman presented him as a "theologian of the via media" he has been consistently overlooked by evangelical Anglicans. This well-documented and detailed analysis of the theological first principles of the 'father of Anglicanism' challenges the traditional consensus. The author examines three key elements of Hooker's theology-namely, the authority of reason, tradition and Scripture and evaluates Hooker's approach in the light of his debates with contemporary Puritans including Walter Travers, Thomas Cartwright and William Tyndale. His views are then compared with the approaches of Erasmus and the Reformers Luther and Calvin. Finally, the interpretations of leading and influential Hooker scholars are examined to show how often his theological principles have been misrepresented. This important study concludes that Hooker's debt to the Reformation is greater and more profound than generally acknowledged and that Hooker is consistently closer the mainstream of Reformation thought than his Puritan opponents. "This book is sure to put the cat among the pigeons of Hooker scholarship, and reopen the question of interpretations which many have assumed were resolved." -Gerald Bray, Beeson Divinity School "A lucid, penetrating and immensely relevant study of Hooker's theological method which firmly repudiates the influential High church stereotype of Hooker."- Alister McGrath, from the foreword An ordained priest with the Church of England, Nigel T. Atkinson is Warden of Latimer House, Oxford.

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An ordained priest in the Church of England, Nigel Atkinson is the Vicar of Knutsford and Toft in the Diocese of Chester.

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