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Author Gazal, André A.

Title Scripture and royal supremacy in Tudor England : the use of Old Testament historical narrative / André A. Gazal ; with a foreword by Vincent Strudwick.

Publication Info. Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 564 pages)
text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This detailed treatise comprehensively examines a topic much debated by scholars: the supporting hermeneutic for the biblical doctrine of Royal Supremacy. This hermeneutic is fundamental for the establishment of national churches, specifically the Church of England. in this instance, deriving from it a biblical doctrine of Kingship. The author examines the development of the doctrine of Royal Supremacy, beginning with Henry VIII and continuing up to Elizabeth I and the passage of the Act of Supremacy in 1559. He contrasts scriptural discussions connected with Royal Supremacy found in polemical.
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Subject Church of England -- History -- 16th century.
Church of England.
Chronological Term 16th century
Subject Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547.
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547.
Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Old Testament.
Bible. Old Testament.
Royal supremacy (Church of England) -- History of doctrines -- 16th century.
Royal supremacy (Church of England) -- History of doctrines.
Church and state -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Church and state.
England -- Church history -- 16th century.
Church history.
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
Royal supremacy (Church of England)
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Chronological Term 1500-1599
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Church history.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9780773430747 0773430741 (DLC) 2012033850
ISBN 0773417494 (electronic book)
9780773417496 (electronic book)