(15551626). Angl. prelate; b. Barking, London, Eng.; educ. Cambridge; after holding various positions he became dean of Westminster 1601; bp. Chichester 1605, Ely 1609, Winchester 1619; one of the translators of KJV (see Bible Versions, L 8, 1011); involved in controversy with R. Bellarmine,* who had attacked a writing of King James* that defended the oath of allegiance imposed 1606 as a result of discovery of the Gunpowder* Plot. Held that consecration changed the elements in the Lord's Supper; he did not describe the change but emphasized the sacrificial concept of the rite. Opposed Calvinism. See also High Church; Preston, John.
Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission
Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.
Content Reproduced with Permission
|Contact Us Online|
(Church Info Center)
|1333 S Kirkwood Rd |
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions
The Lutheran Witness
Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online