Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Elizabethan Puritan Movement$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Patrick Collinson

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198222989

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 October 2019

So many Learned and Religious Bishops

So many Learned and Religious Bishops

Chapter:
(p.59) 1 So many Learned and Religious Bishops
Source:
The Elizabethan Puritan Movement
Author(s):

Patrick Collinson

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0004

The ‘main stream’ of Anglicanism was not so certainly identified with the ‘mediocrity’ of the queen and Archbishop Parker that it might not yet flow in the direction set by the more advanced Protestantism of the repatriated exiles. Puritanism was to take root within the established Church and within its beneficed ministry, not to any significant extent outside it. And this too was determined by the manner in which the Church was resettled in Elizabeth's early years. For every returned exile who remained on the periphery, there were perhaps five who were offered and accepted preferment, moved by the simple need of a livelihood, or by the loftier persuasion that they could do more good by accepting places of influence themselves than by allowing them to fall into the hands of ‘wolves and antichrists’.

Keywords:   Anglicanism, Protestantism, beneficed ministry, the Church, religious bishops, convocation

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .