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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:

Appropriating Arminianism: Critical Engagement with the Arminian Tradition in 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. [http://noesis.divinity.cam.ac.uk/]

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.

Collaborators

Key Publications

Books Edited

  • Joseph HallChristian Moderation, in The Library of Early English Protestantism. Moscow, ID: The Davenant Press, forthcoming.

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. Available here.
  • 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, 24.1 (2017), 24-7. Available here.
  • Aaron Clay Denlinger, Reformed Orthodoxy in Scotland: Essays on Scottish Theology, 1560-1775 (London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark Publishing, 2014). Reviewed in Themelios 42.1 (2017): 182-84. Available here.
  • 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.