Scripture and Royal Supremacy in Tudor England

Scripture and Royal Supremacy in Tudor England

The Use of Old Testament Historical Narrative

eBook - 2013
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This detailed treatise comprehensively examines a topic much debated by scholars: the supporting hermeneutic for the biblical doctrine of Royal Supremacy. This hermeneutic is fundamental for the establishment of national churches, specifically the Church of England. in this instance, deriving from it a biblical doctrine of Kingship. The author examines the development of the doctrine of Royal Supremacy, beginning with Henry VIII and continuing up to Elizabeth I and the passage of the Act of Supremacy in 1559. He contrasts scriptural discussions connected with Royal Supremacy found in polemical.
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, Ă2013
ISBN: 9780773417496
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 564 pages)


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