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By David George Mullan

ISBN-10: 0191520713

ISBN-13: 9780191520716

ISBN-10: 0198269978

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This ebook deals a portrait of Scottish Puritanism within the generations best as much as the nationwide Convent of 1638. the writer examines the development of a Puritan group, attitudes in the direction of the Bible, where of the female in Scottish divinity, and the improvement of rules approximately predestination, covenanting, and the connection among church and country.

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55 56 57 Life of Boyd, 100–1. Ibid. 6. Ibid. 11, note. 24 A Puritan Brotherhood house with him to be one of the kindest parts of the divine providence to me in my youth’. In 1597 Boyd went to France, where he would remain nearly twenty years, one of a number of Protestant Scottish academics in the country. He travelled around the country, taught privately, and then moved to Montauban in 1599 where he taught philosophy and continued his study of theology. Thereafter he taught at Saumur. He was a man of high reputation for both scholarship and piety among the Reformed of two countries,58 and in 1615 he assumed an appointment as principal of the University of Glasgow.

He travelled around the country, taught privately, and then moved to Montauban in 1599 where he taught philosophy and continued his study of theology. Thereafter he taught at Saumur. He was a man of high reputation for both scholarship and piety among the Reformed of two countries,58 and in 1615 he assumed an appointment as principal of the University of Glasgow. He left the office in 1621 on account of his opposition to the Five Articles of Perth,59 but late in 1622 was elected principal at Edinburgh.

The expatriate Scot and presbyterian martyr Alexander Leighton attacked Culverwell ‘for deviating from strict predestinarianism’. Stephen Foster, Notes from the Caroline Underground, 21. 97 Patrick Adair, A True Narrative of the Rise and Progress of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (1623–1670), ed. W. D. Killen (Belfast, 1866), 3. 98 Life of Blair, 35. 99 RKS, 148. In his autobiography he wrote: ‘I perceived that Prelacy itself was the worst of all corrupt ceremonies’; Life of Blair, 15. A Puritan Brotherhood 31 from making a trip to visit exiles in the north.

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