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Apology of the Church of England by John Jewel

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ISBN-10: 0898693918

ISBN-13: 9780898693911

Edition: 2002

Authors: John Jewel, John E. Booty

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 157
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Richard Hooker was born around March 1554 in Exeter, England. Born of a humble family, Hooker was able to attend Oxford University due to his patron, John Jewel. He took holy orders in 1581, becoming a clergyman in the Church of England. In 1585 he was named master of the Temple, a position he held until 1591. He married in 1588 and eventually moved in with his father-in-law, where he began writing his major work. Hooker's masterpiece, an eight-volume set called Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, recounts the strife involving the admonition controversy, a doctrine calling for radical reforms in the Church of England. Hooker's work is a reply to the admonition controversy and to the Roman…