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Samuel Fornecker

Samuel Fornecker

Post-Reformation Protestant theology

Early modern British intellectual history

Reception and development of scholastic method in Protestant theology

Reception of Christian antiquity in post-Reformation theology

Christian dogmatics

Subject area and speciality

History of Christianity specialists:

Anti-Remonstrants and the Church of England, c. 1674-1742

Other Professional Activities

I am a co-editor, with E.S. Kempson, of the 2016-17 Noesis Review, a publication of Noesis Graduate Society for Philosophical Theology and Systematic Theology at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. []

I have organized the Davenant Reading Group (previously the 'Early Modern Latin Theology Reading Group') at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, since Michaelmas 2015.


Key Publications

Book Reviews

  • Freya Sierhuis, The Literature of the Arminian Controversy: Religion, Politics and Stage in the Dutch Republic (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). Reviewed in Themelios 41.2 (2016): 353-4. 
  • Crawford Gribben, John Owen and English Puritanism: Experiences of Defeat (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Reviewed in English Historical Review, forthcoming.
  • Jon Balserak and Richard Snoddy (eds.), Learning from the Past: Essays on Reception, Catholicity and Dialogue in Honour of Anthony N. S. Lane (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark Publishing, 2015). Reviewed in Reviews in Religion and Theology, forthcoming.
  • Aaron Clay Denlinger, Reformed Orthodoxy in Scotland: Essays on Scottish Theology, 1560-1775 (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark Publishing, 2014). Reviewed in Themelios, forthcoming.
  • Oliver D. Crisp, The Word Enfleshed: Exploring the Person and Work of Christ (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016). Reviewed in Reviews in Religion and Theology, forthcoming.

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Festival of Ideas - Debating Philosophy of Religion

Oct 19, 2016

Workshop for students in Years 11,12, and 13: Saturday 22 November, 11am-1pm.

Vacancy: Fixed Term Research Associate in Theology and Science

Oct 12, 2016

The Faculty of Divinity of the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a Research Associate to this project on Theology and Science.

Festival of Ideas - The New Cambridge Mosque Panel Discussion

Oct 07, 2016

As part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Cambridge Inter-faith Programme is a hosting a panel discussion event on Saturday 22nd October.

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