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The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, vol. 2
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The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, vol. 2


H. S. Baynes, W. Baynes and Son 1825

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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 second volume of The Works of Augustus M. Toplady is a continuation of Toplady’s defense of Calvinism. He discusses the accession of James I (pointing out James’ Calvinistic beliefs of James) and the publication of the King James Bible. Tracing events right up to the reign of Charles II, he then compares Puritanism and Calvinism, outlining the benefits of Calvinism for society, and provides a succinct chronology of England from Egbert to Henry VIII.

The Works of Augustus M. Toplady contains not only a definitive defense of Reformed thinking but also significant eighteenth-century theological writings. With 400-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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Key Features

  • Clear defense of Calvinism
  • Theological and historical information
  • Succinct chronology of England from Egbert to Henry VIII

Product Details

  • Title: The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, vol. 2
  • Author: Augustus M. Toplady
  • Publisher: William Baynes and Son
  • Publication Date: 1825
  • Pages: 450

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.

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