Augustus M. Toplady was an eighteenth-century Anglican minister and a fervent defender of Calvinism. His passionately Reformed, controversial views landed him at the center of many debates. This collection contains many of the sermons, letters, essays, and political writings that sparked ire and debate among his contemporaries.
The first volume of The Works of Augustus M. Toplady includes a complete biography of Toplady, as well as an introduction to his defense of Calvinism. It discusses the history of Calvinism and its impact on European politics. Through his letters and sermons, we see how Toplady pitted the relevance and truth of Calvinism against Arminianism, backing his claims with historical evidence, biographies, and Scripture.
The Works of Augustus M. Toplady contains not only a definitive defense of Reformed thinking but also significant eighteenth-century theological writings. With 500-plus pages of material, the reader will gain a greater understanding of the historical influence of Calvinism and delve into Toplady’s considerable theological knowledge. The Works of Augustus M. Toplady is essential for students, professors, or those simply interested in knowing more about the doctrine or history of Calvinism. The Logos edition makes it easy to study Toplady alongside the other digital Reformed resources in your library.
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- Clear defense of Calvinism
- Theological and historical information
- Complete biography of Augustus M. Toplady
- Title: The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, vol. 1
- Author: Augustus M. Toplady
- Publisher: William Baynes and Son
- Publication Date: 1825
- Pages: 520
About Augustus M. Toplady
Augustus M. Toplady (1740–1778) was born in England. He was an Anglican minister, and he is best known for his hymn “Rock of Ages” and his fervent defense of Calvinism. Once great friends with John Wesley, Toplady had several fierce debates with Wesley over Toplady’s Calvinist views.