John Hales

John Hales

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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 Hales was an English theologian born in St. James's parish, Bath, England. As eminent divine and critic, his singular talents and learning have procured him by common consent the title of the "Ever-memorable." He was born in St. James's parish, Bath, on 19 April 1584. His father, John Hales, had an estate at Highchurch, near Bath, and was steward to the Horner family. After passing through the Bath grammar school, Hales went on 16 April 1597 as a scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford and graduated B.A. on 9 July 1603. He came to the notice of Sir Henry Savile, and was election as fellow of Merton College in 1605. He took orders; shone as a preacher, though not for his voice; and graduated M. A. on 20 June 1609. At Merton he distinguished himself as lecturer in Greek; he is said by Clarendon to have been largely responsible for Savile's edition of Chrysostom. In 1612 he became public lecturer on Greek to the universityshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136642522
  • 9786136642529