HOOKER, Richard


HOOKER, Richard
(1554-1600)
   moderate English ANGLICAN theologian who defended EPISCOPACY and attacked what he saw as the excesses of PURITAN enthusiasm. His great work is Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (1593-1662, 7 Vols.).

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  • Hooker,Richard — Hooker, Richard. 1554? 1600. English writer and theologian. His Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (1594) was central to the formation of Anglican theology. * * * …   Universalium

  • HOOKER, Richard — (1554 1600) Richard Hooker was a scholar and theologian of considerable ability whose principal work is the most eloquent defense of the Church of England of its time as well as one of the finest examples of Elizabethan prose. Hooker was born in… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Hooker, Richard — born March 1554?, Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, Eng. died Nov. 2, 1600, Bishopsbourne, near Canterbury, Kent English clergyman and theologian. He attended the University of Oxford, became a fellow of Corpus Christi College in 1577, and was ordained… …   Universalium

  • Hooker, Richard — (c. 1554–1600)    Theologian.    Hooker was born near Exeter and was educated at the University of Oxford. After ordination he served in various parishes of the Church of England. He is remembered for his monumental Treatise on the Laws of… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Hooker, Richard — (mar. ¿1554?, Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, Inglaterra–2 nov. 1600, Bishopsbourne, cerca de Canterbury, Kent). Clérigo y teólogo inglés. Asistió a la Universidad de Oxford, se convirtió en miembro del Corpus Christi College en 1577 y fue ordenado en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • HOOKER, RICHARD —    English Church theologian and ecclesiastical writer, born in Exeter; famous as the author of Ecclesiastical Polity, in defence of the Church against the Puritans, characterised by Stopford Brooke as a stately work, and the first monument of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hooker, Richard — (1554? 1600)    Theologian, b. near Exeter, of a family the original name of which was Vowell. His ability and gentleness as a schoolboy recommended him to the notice of Bishop Jewel, who sent him to Corpus Christi Coll., Oxf., where he graduated …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Richard Hooker — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Richard Hooker Richard Hooker (Marzo de 1554 – 3 de noviembre de 1600) fue un sacerdote y teólogo de influencia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Richard Hooker — (Heavitree, près d Exeter, mars 1554 3 novembre 1600), était un théologien anglais ; il est l un des fondateurs (avec Thomas Cranmer et Matthew Parker) de la pensée théologique anglicane. Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Richard Hooker — (* März 1554; † 3. November 1600) war ein anglikanischer Theologe. Er gilt mit Thomas Cranmer und Matthew Parker als der Mitbegründer des Anglikanischen Theologischen Gedankenguts. In seinem zweiten Treatise of …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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