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The Development of High and Evangelical Calvinism to c.1860

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780199250776
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600739 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199250774.003.0002
 The Development of High and Evangelical Calvinism to c.1860

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The development of Calvinism to c.1860 is explored, from its roots in the work of John Calvin to early nineteenth‐century proponents. Key figures in the development of evangelical Calvinism were Jonathan Edwards and Andrew Fuller. High Calvinism in the native English tradition owed much to the work of John Gill, William Huntington, and Robert Hawker. The influence of these traditions on social concern is explored.

Keywords: John Calvin; Calvinism; Jonathan Edwards; evangelical Calvinism; Andrew Fuller; John Gill; Robert Hawker; high Calvinism; William Huntington; social concern

Chapter.  12617 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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