The Teaching Office in the Reformed Tradition: A History of the Doctoral Ministry

The Teaching Office in the Reformed Tradition: A History of the Doctoral Ministry

by Robert W. Henderson
The Teaching Office in the Reformed Tradition: A History of the Doctoral Ministry

The Teaching Office in the Reformed Tradition: A History of the Doctoral Ministry

by Robert W. Henderson

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Overview

About the Contributor(s): Robert W.Henderson, an ordained Presbyterian minister, was born in Evanston, Illinois. He received his degrees from Princeton University, McCormick Theological Seminary, and Harvard University. Throughout World War II he saw active duty with the United States Field Artillery. For seven years Dr. Henderson served as pastor of the First Church (Congregational), East Derry, New Hampshire. Since 1958 he has been Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Tulsa.


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ISBN-13: 9781625645814
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/17/2014
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert W.Henderson, an ordained Presbyterian minister, was born in Evanston, Illinois. He received his degrees from Princeton University, McCormick Theological Seminary, and Harvard University. Throughout World War II he saw active duty with the United States Field Artillery. For seven years Dr. Henderson served as pastor of the First Church (Congregational), East Derry, New Hampshire. Since 1958 he has been Assistant Professor of Religion at the University of Tulsa.

Table of Contents

Preface 1

Frequently Used Abbreviations 3

I Introduction 5

II Historical and Theoretical Background for a Teaching Office in the Church 15

The Teaching Office at the Daybreak of the Reformation

Calvin's Estimate of the Theological Foundation of the Church's Teaching Office

III The Genevan Reform in School and Church 32

The Influence of Strasbourg on Calvin

The Educational Situation in Geneva

The Reformed Collége de Rive

The Academy and Church of the Pays du Vaud

The Doctorate in the Genevan Academy

IV The Huguenot Church and the Doctoral Office 72

The Role of the Doctor Reflected in Synodical Records

Doctors of the Huguenot Church

V Prophesying, Prophets, Doctors, and the Dutch 99

À Lasco and Poullain

The Church Orders

Summary

VI The Doctor in the Church of Scotland 127

The Practice of the Doctoral Office in the Kirk, 1560-1578

The Second Book of Discipline and the Doctoral Office, 1578-1592

The Scottish Doctorate, Waning Presbytery, and Jacobean Episcopacy, 1592-1606

VII The "Doctor-Teacher" in English Puritanism 156

Reform of Schools

The Marian Exiles

The Attempt to Presbyterianize the Church of England

The " Lecturer " as a Puritan Office

VIII The Westminster Assembly and "Whether the Doctor Be a Distinct Officer" 195

IX The Doctoral Ministry in Later Reformed and Presbyterian Polity 214

X Conclusion 239

Bibliography 248

Index 269

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