Joseph Hall (Bishop)

Joseph Hall (Bishop)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Hall was an English bishop, satirist and moralist. His contemporaries knew him as a devotional writer, and a high-profile controversialist of the early 1640s. In church politics, he tended in fact to a middle way. Thomas Fuller wrote: "He was commonly called our English Seneca, for the purenesse, plainnesse, and fulnesse of his style. Not unhappy at Controversies, more happy at Comments, very good in his Characters, better in his Sermons, best of all in his Meditations." His relationship to the stoicism of the classical age, exemplified by Seneca the Younger, is still debated, with the importance of neo-stoicism and the influence of Justus Lipsius to his work being contested, in contrast to Christian moralityshow more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134904325
  • 9786134904322