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Richard Hooker and contemporary political ideas.

John Shirley

Richard Hooker and contemporary political ideas.

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Published by Published for the Church Historical Society [by] S.P.C.K. in London .
Written in English

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  • Hooker, Richard, -- 1553 or 4-1600

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 260-267.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 274 p. facsims., port. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21261287M

    The English divine Richard Hooker () is best known for his "Ecclesiastical Polity," a work that provided a solid theological basis for the newly established Church of England. Nothing is known of Richard Hooker's early life apart from his birth at Exeter in Devonshire. He went to Corpus Christi College, Oxford, about   The only modern biography of Hooker, Philip Secor's Richard Hooker: Prophet of Anglicanism, offers a complex, detailed narrative of Hooker's life, replete with intimate anecdotes illuminating his personality, etc. The only problem is that half of it is fabricated out of whole cloth, spun out of the whimsical fantasies of Secor's overactive imagination.


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Although much of this book was written earlier, the chapters on the Reformation, on Hooker's life and subsequent influence, and that entitled the Final Assessment, together with some examination of Bishop Gauden's writings, were completed during the recent war, in evacuation conditions in the south of Cornwall remote from libraries.

Richard Hooker and Contemporary Political Ideas. London: S.P.C.K., First edition. Octavo, original gray cloth, charcoal top edge, original dust jacket.

Gentle spotting to book, mild spotting, creasing to the spine head of the price-clipped jacket. A near-fine copy.

The political ideas of Richard Hooker [Davies, E. T] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The political ideas of Richard Hooker. The English Reformation and Elizabethan settlement --Life and works of Hooker --Hooker's grounds of defence: the preface --Law and authority --Hooker's theory of the state --Relations of church and state --The right to resist: the Huguenot answer --The right to resist: the Jesuit answer --The right to resist: the answer of sovereignty --The political influence of Hooker --The final.

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Hooker's book is one of the most significant prose works in the English Renaissance and it deals with topics that are still being debated by theologians, philosophers, and political scientists. These topics include the nature of law, the principles of biblical interpretation, the uses of history, the most appropriate forms of worship, and the theory and practice of government, civil as well 5/5(2).

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Richard Hooker, theologian who created a distinctive Anglican theology and who was a master of English prose and legal philosophy. In his masterpiece, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiasticall Politie, which was incomplete at the time of his death, Hooker defended the Church of England.

Richard Hooker's Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity has long been acknowledged as an influential philosophical, theological and literary text. While scholars have commonly noted the presence of participatory language in selected passages of Hooker's Laws, Paul Anthony Dominiak is the first to trace how participation lends a sense of system and.

Richard Hooker (25 March, – 3 November ) was an English priest in the Church of England and an influential theologian. He was one of the most important English theologians of the sixteenth century. His defence of the role of redeemed reason informed the theology of the seventeenth century Caroline Divines and later provided many members of the Church of Born: 25 March,Heavitree, Exeter, Devon.

Richard Hooker’s one book, Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (), constitutes the most important theological defense of Anglicanism’s Protestant via media. Hooker would restore to Protestants something of the Aristotelian judiciousness that Thomas Aquinas three centuries earlier sought for Roman Catholics.

The great merit of this book is its very detailed and patient reading of Hooker, and a fascinating guide to the debates about contemporary individualism, human freedom, liberty of conscience, and, indeed, liberalism in general. Littlejohn sees Hooker as a great guide in the debates about political theology, and brings him alive for the 21st.

Crown Under Law: Richard Hooker, John Locke, and the Ascent of Modern Constitutionalism. Crown under Law is an account of how and why the constitutional idea arose in early modern England.

The book focuses on two figures_Richard Hooker and John Locke. Richard Hooker and Contemporary Political Ideas. By F. Shirley. (London, S. K., ) pages. 14/6. Canon Shirley's new book has the merit of wide historical knowl-edge and rich learning, but it lacks philosophic insight.

Hooker is pre-sented as an Elizabethan political and ecclesiastical thinker, completely. purpose of this study is to compare the political ideas put forward in these two books and to locate them in their contemporary context. Richard Hooker and contemporary political ideas (London, ), p. Willem Nijenhuis, 'Adrianus Saravia as an eirenical churchman in England and the.

60 Ibid. ; Kirby, ‘Reason and law’, p. ; cf. Bradford Littlejohn, ‘Cutting through the fog in the channel: Hooker, Junius, and a reformed theology of law’, in Littlejohn and Kindred-Barnes, eds., Richard Hooker and reformed orthodoxy, pp.

–'s insight that Hooker's use of the ‘logic of hierarchical disposition in Aquinas's theological method’ in Book i Author: Simon P. Kennedy. HOOKER, RICHARD ( – ), was an apologist and theologian of the Church of England, famous for his work Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (hereafter cited as Laws).

Born at Heavitree near Exeter, Hooker received his basic education in the Exeter Grammar School. Richard Hooker and contemporary political ideas. By: Shirley, John, Published: () Studies in Richard Hooker: essays preliminary to an edition of his works / Published: () Richard Hooker and his early doctrine of justification: a study of his discourse of justification / By: Simut, Corneliu C.

Richard Hooker’s Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity is one of the great landmarks of Protestant theological literature, and indeed of English literature r, on account of its difficult and archaic style, it is scarcely read today.

The time has come to translate it into modern English so that Hooker may teach a new generation of churchmen and Christian leaders about law. The latter subject has been treated recently by the Reverend F. Shirley, in his Richard Hooker and Contemporary Political Ideas (London, ).

Unfortunately this book. reached me too late for me to avail myself of its scholarship. The present study was originally a Ph.D. thesis presented in the University of Cambridge. The author examines how and why the constitutional idea arose in early modern England.

He focuses on the major writings of John Locke and Richard Hooker and looks at their effect on each other’s ideas. Rosenthal is a lecturer on political theory at John Hopkins University’s Advanced Academic Programs in Government.

Author Bio. Bradford Littlejohn serves as director of the Davenant Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the renewal of Christian wisdom for the contemporary church. He is also the author of Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work and numerous articles and book chapters in Reformation studies and Christian : Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing Co. Modern studies of Hooker are F. Shirley, Richard Hooker and Contemporary Political Ideas (), and John S. Marshall, Hooker and the Anglican Tradition (). Additional Biography Sources Archer, Stanley., Richard Hooker, Boston: Twayne, Richard Hooker () is the premier theologian of the Anglican religious tradition.

Portions of his great apologia for Anglicanism, Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity—still required reading in most Anglican seminaries—has been seminal for most Anglican theologians since the early seventeenth century.

Unfortunately, Hooker’s defining ideas about the Church, the. HOOKER, RICHARD. (–) Richard Hooker, the English theologian and social and political philosopher, was born at Heavitree, near Exeter. His family was poor but well connected, and in Bishop John Jewel secured for Hooker.

Richard Hooker, reformer and platonist / by: Kirby, W. Torrance. Published: () A companion to Richard Hooker Published: () A companion to Richard Hooker / Published: () Richard Hooker and contemporary political ideas.

by: Shirley, F. I am pleased to announce that my book, Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work, should be coming off the presses at Cascade Books within the next couple weeks. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be posting some excerpts and summaries, Lord willing, but first, it is with deep gratitude that I share the kind endorsements of two of the very finest Hooker.

Richard Hooker's Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity has long been acknowledged as an influential philosophical, theological and literary text. While scholars have commonly noted the presence of participatory language in selected passages of Hooker's Laws, Paul Anthony Dominiak is the first to trace how participation lends a sense of system and coherency across.

"Interpretations" traces Aquinas's influence on medieval thought, on Roman Catholicism during the Renaissance, on early modern political thought (Richard Hooker and Francisco Suarez), on nineteenth-and twentieth-century papal social thought, and on contemporary Christian Democratic political parties in Europe and Latin America.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   Richard Hooker () can be considered the intellectual father of the Anglican Church.

His great work, the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, was intended to stake out a clear middle course (a. A. McGrade’s effort to make Hooker (–) once again accessible to modern audiences in this new modern-spelling edition of his magnum opus, Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, is thus an extraordinarily welcome development, to be hailed by historians, theologians, political philosophers, and the educated public in general.

Editor: Bradford Littlejohn (Ph.D, University of Edinburgh), is the President of the Davenant Institute and a leading scholar of Richard Hooker’s thought, having authored Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work (Cascade, ), and The Peril and Promise of Christian Liberty: Richard Hooker, the Puritans, and Protestant Political Theology (Eerdmans, ).

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Explore feminism, rationalism, idealism, existentialism, and other 5/5(1).Hooker sold the copyright in the eight books of his Ecclesiastical Polity to Sandys for about £50 plus a certain number of copies of the printed books; while, for his part, Sandys was to get the books printed.

Only the first five appeared and at considerable cost to Sandys: the first four inthe fifth book in Shirley, F. J. Richard Hooker and Contemporary Political Ideas. London: S.P.C.K,p. Provides a history of Hooker's life, as well as an .