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The Holy Spirit in Puritan Faith and Experience

Geoffrey F. Nuttall establishes the primacy of the doctrines of the Holy Spirit in seventeenth-century English Puritanism and demonstrates the continuity of the Reformation tradition from the more conservative views of Luther to the more radical interpretations of the Quakers. Nuttall illuminates prominent spokesmen, including Richard Sibbes, Richard Baxter, John Owen, Walter Cradock, Morgan Llwyd, and George Fox.

In a new Introduction, Peter Lake discusses the relevance of Nuttall’s book to, and its influence on, major works in seventeenth-century English history written since 1946.

224 pages | 6 x 9 | © 1947, 1992

Religion: Christianity

Table of Contents

Introduction by Peter Lake
Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword
Historical Introduction
I. The Spirit and the Word
II. The Discerning of Spirits
III. The Witness of the Spirit
IV. The Spirit and Prayer
V. The Spirit and the Prophesying
VI. The Spirit and the Ordinances
VII. The Liberty of the Spirit
VIII. The Government of the Spirit
IX. the Life and Fellowship of the Spirit
X. The Spirit of Every Man
Critical Conclusion
Appendix I. The Grindletonian Movement
II. Messianic Language in Early Quakerism
III. Originals of Passages Translated from Welsh
Select Bibliography
Index Nominum

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