The Life and Times of Archbishop James Ussher: An Intriguing Look at the Man Behind the Annals of the World

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New Leaf Publishing Group, Jan 15, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 311 pages
From the company that brought you the historical classic The Annals of the World comes this in-depth biography of the man behind this landmark work. Originally published in 1895, this fascinating biography gives us a look at Ussher from the perspective of one who was closer to his time. This book traces Ussher s life from his birth in 1581 to his death in 1656, giving valuable insights into this incredible man s life. Written in charming old English style, this book clears up many of the misconceptions and confusion about Ussher s life. It details his personal life and professional accomplishments in the Church of Ireland. Ussher s love of books is also highlighted. He was known for his extensive library, which went on to form the core of the famous library at Trinity College in Dublin. 5 3/8 x 8 3/8 Paperback 288 pages"
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTORY
19
IRELAND AT THE CLOSE OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
33
EARLY EDUCATION OF USSHER THE FOUNDING OF TRINITY COLLEGE
49
STUDENT LIFE THE YOUNG CONTROVERSIALIST PURITANISM IN TRINITY COLLEGE
61
USSHER AND THE ROMAN CATHOLICS
73
USSHERS FIRST ESSAYS IN LITERATURE
85
THE IRISH ARTICLES OF 1615 CORRESPONDENCE
93
USSHER A COURT PREACHER BISHOP OF MEATH
101
ARCHBISHOP USSHER AND BISHOP BEDELL THE STORY OF THE IRISH BIBLE
165
ARCHBISHOP USSHER AND LAUD CORRESPONDENCE THE NATURE OF SACRAMENTAL GRACE APPOINTMENTS TO THE PROVOSTS...
179
ARCHBISHOP USSHERS PERSONAL APPEARANCE AND CHARACTER PRIVATE LIFE IN DROGHEDA RELIGION OF THE ANCIENT IRISH
191
USSHER AND THE PRESBYTERIANS THE QUESTION OF EPISCOPACY AN EIRENICON
209
LORD STRAFFORD AND THE CHURCH OF IRELAND QUESTION OF PRECEDENCE BETWEEN ARMAGH AND DUBLIN ARTICLES OF TH...
221
FREST LITERARY LABOURS THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE BRITISH CHURCHES THE EPISTLES OF ST IGNATIUS
237
USSHER IN ENGLAND DEATH OF STRAFFORD REVOLUTIONARY CHANGES IN CHURCH AND STATE
251
USSHER IN LONDON STRAITENED MEANS CROMWELL AND USSHER THE DEATH OF CHARLES I
265

USSHERS ADVICE TO PREACHERS A PROVINCIAL VISITATION THEOLOGICAL OPINIONS
111
THE ANSWER TO A JESUIT
123
BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH THE QUESTION OF TOLERATION
135
THE PROVOSTSHIP OF BEDELL USE OF THE IRISH LANGUAGE IN PUBLIC WORSHIP RELIGIOUS DISSENSIONS GOTTESCALCUS
149
PERSECUTION OF THE CHURCH USSHERS FRESH LITERARY LABOURS CORRESPONDENCE DECLINING HEALTH AND DEATH HISTO...
273
ARTICLES OF RELIGION
289
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