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 sixth volume of The Works of Augustus M. Toplady compiles Toplady’s debates with John Wesley over the doctrine of Calvinism and such topics as philosophical necessity and Scriptural references. It includes an essay on the qualities of matter and a collection of letters, poems, and hymns.
The Works of Augustus M. Toplady contains not only a definitive defense of Reformed thinking but also significant eighteenth-century theological writings. With the collection’s 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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- Debates with John Wesley over the doctrine of Calvinism
- Essay on the qualities of matter
- Collection of poems, letters, and hymns
- Title: The Works of Augustus M. Toplady, vol. 6
- Author: Augustus M. Toplady
- Publisher: William Baynes and Son
- Publication Date: 1825
- Pages: 479
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.