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The Works of George Hooper collection presents this High Church theologian’s significant contributions to late seventeenth- and early-eighteenth-century Anglican thought and theology. Over the course of his long career, Hooper—bishop of Bath and Wells—was influential in Church politics and government. At the heart of this collection are eight sermons preached by Hooper before both royalty and the government. Other contributions include a treatise on the Church of England’s stance on papal influence and infallibility, Hooper’s reflections on the meaning of Lent, academic texts on mathematics and currency, and several Latin texts that Hooper was completing at the end of his life.
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- Presents the writings of an influential Anglican bishop
- Offers insights into controversy over the papacy between Roman Catholics and the Church of England
- Contains sermons presented to royalty and the government in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries
- Title: The Works of George Hooper
- Author: George Hooper
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Volumes: 2
- Pages: 920
About George Hooper
George Hooper (1640–1727) was a High Church clergyman in the Church of England, who wielded a great deal of influence in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford, earning several degrees between 1657 and 1677—culminating in his DD in 1677. He also tutored and held various posts as a clergyman. In 1677, he became royal chaplain to Princess Mary and the Prince of Orange in Holland, and he held other prestigious chaplaincies until he was appointed bishop of St. Asaph in 1702. Soon after, he was offered the see of Bath and Wells, a position he held from 1704 until his death in 1727.