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Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626)
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Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Nicholas Lossky


A champion for Anglican cause for his rejection of doctrine of transubstantiation and the Calvanist doctrine of predestination, Lancelot Andrewes was hailed by T. S. Eliot as one of the Fathers of the Church of England. His sermons were dubbed by Eliot as ‘one of the finest English prose of their time’. A bishop in a period that spans four monarchic ruling, Lancelot Andrewes was a witness to the Church of the early centuries and the Reformation Era. This book probes on Lancelot Andrewes, who is one of the significant figures in the history of Christian theology and spirituality. It aims to loo ... More

Keywords: Lancelot Andrewes, Church of England, sermons, Reformation Era, Christian theology, theological meditation, theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1991 Print ISBN-13: 9780198261858
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nicholas Lossky, author
University of Paris-X