Samuel Horsley

(1733—1806) bishop of St Asaph

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


Bp. successively of St Davids (1788), Rochester (1793), and St Asaph (1802). He is famous chiefly for his controversy with J. Priestley over the doctrines of the Trinity and Christ's Divinity; he defended the traditional view that the pre-Nicene Church was unanimous in its theology of the Lord's consubstantiality with the Father.

Subjects: Philosophy — Christianity.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.