John Pearson

(1613—1686) bishop of Chester

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Bp. of Chester from 1673. He was an erudite and profound scholar. His classic Exposition of the Creed (1659) originated in a series of lectures at St Clement's, Eastcheap. He defended the authenticity of the Epistles of St Ignatius against the attacks of J. Daillé; his conclusions have been strengthened by later work.

Subjects: Christianity — Literature.

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