A refutation of Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet’s History of the Variations of the Protestant Churches, George Stanley Faber’s Inquiry into the History and Theology of the Ancient Vallenses and Albigenses is a thorough account of the history and theology of these two churches. Faber argues that the Waldensians had always held a system of doctrine and practice that was fundamentally the same as that of the Reformed churches of the sixteenth century.
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- Provides a refutation to Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet’s History of the Variations of the Protestant Churches
- Contains a thorough account of the history and theology of the ancient Vallenses and Albigenses
- Argues that the Waldensians’ system of doctrine and practice is the same as that of the Reformed churches
- Book 1: Introductory Matter
- Book 2: The Albigenses
- Book 3: The Vallenses
- Book 4: Supplemental Matter
- Title: An Inquiry into the History and Theology of the Ancient Vallenses and Albigenses
- Author: George Stanley Faber
- Publisher: R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside
- Publication Date: 1838
- Pages: 596
About George Stanley Faber
George Stanley Faber (1773–1854) was a prolific author and Anglican theologian educated at University College, Oxford. In 1801 he was a Bampton lecturer at the University of Oxford. A controversial writer, he published over 20 books, most of which provoked discussion and debate.