John Owen and the Civil War Apocalypse: Preaching, Prophecy by Martyn Calvin Cowan

By Martyn Calvin Cowan

John Owen used to be the most major figures in Reformed Orthodox theology throughout the 17th Century, exerting huge non secular and political effect within the context of the British Civil warfare and Interregnum. utilizing Owen’s sermons from this era as a window into the brain of a self-proclaimed prophet, this booklet reports how his apocalyptic interpretation of up to date occasions ended in him making public demands radical political and cultural change.

Owen believed he used to be ministering at a special second in historical past, and so the ancient context during which he writes has to be both thought of along the theological lineage that he attracts upon. Combining those components, this e-book allows a extra nuanced interpretation of Owen’s ministry that encompasses his lofty religious suggestion in addition to his passionate issues with extra corporeal events.

This ebook represents a part of a brand new old flip in Owen reports and may be of vital curiosity to students of theological heritage in addition to Early glossy historians.

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