John Davenant

John Davenant

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Davenant was an English academic and bishop of Salisbury from 1621. He was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge, elected a fellow there in 1597, and was its President from 1614 to 1621. He was a representative for the Church of England at the Synod of Dort in 1618, along with Samuel Ward, Joseph Hall and George Carleton. He later came into conflict with William Laud, who regarded him as a suspect Calvinist. Davenant sympathised with the aims of John Dury, as far as unifying Protestantism went, and wrote in his favour, a piece subsequently quoted by Gerard Brandt. On the topic of predestination, he engaged in controversy with the Arminian Anglican Samuel Hoardshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134904260
  • 9786134904261