Sunday, September 13, 2015

13 September 2015 A.D. Thomas Becon, Canon of Canterbury—Prayers & Other Pieces



13 September 2015 A.D. Thomas Becon, Canon of Canterbury—Prayers & Other Pieces
Works of the Early English Reformers (37 vols.)
Thomas Becon (1511–1567) was an English Protestant Reformer, and close ally of Thomas Cranmer. He was arrested for his Protestant teaching in 1540, but restored to the Church of England as chaplain to Edward Seymour after Henry VIII’s death. Thomas Cranmer made him one of the Six Preachers of Canterbury. He was exiled under the reign of Mary, fleeing to Frankfurt. He returned to England upon Elizabeth’s succession as canon of the Canterbury Cathedral.
Prayers and Other Pieces of Thomas Becon
Author: Thomas Becon
Editor: John Ayre
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1844
Pages: 644
Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
This volume of prayers and poetry from Thomas Becon, a household chaplain of Thomas Cranmer and influential preacher, features the preacher’s later, more radical works. Compiled by the evangelical Parker Society, this volume delves into early Anglican thought on communion, the authority of Scripture, and the work of Christ, especially as opposed to Catholic theology.
Thomas Becon (1511–1567) was an English Protestant Reformer, and close ally of Thomas Cranmer. He was arrested for his Protestant teaching in 1540, but restored to the Church of England as chaplain to Edward Seymour after Henry VIII’s death. Thomas Cranmer made him one of the Six Preachers of Canterbury. He was exiled under the reign of Mary, fleeing to Frankfurt. He returned to England upon Elizabeth’s succession as canon of the Canterbury Cathedral.

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