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"If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church or within the Christian orbit." Abraham Kuyper Common Grace 1.1.

Friday, 16 May 2014

British Calvinists: William Bridge (c. 1600-1671)

William Bridge (c. 1600-1671) was born in Cambridgeshire and graduated form Emmanuel College with an MA in 1626. 

For a while he was a vicar in Norwich. He was one of the main Puritan influences in East Anglia. However, he came into conflict with the bishop of Norwich, Matthew Wren he went 'to Holland rather than conform'. He returned to England in 1642 and was an independent (Congregationalist) representative at the Westminster assembly.  

Some of his writings are available 

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