JOHN OWEN-PRINCE OF THE PURITANS THO565
JOHN OWEN-PRINCE OF THE PURITANS, THOMSON, A- John Owen (1616-1683) was one of the defining theologians of the Christian era. His books have been continually in print and are still influential today. Educated at Queen's College Oxford, he was a moderate Presbyterian who later became a Congregationalist. Owen was influential in national life and was made Vice-Chancellor of Christ Church, Oxford. After the restoration of the monarchy he was ejected from this position and devoted his energies to developing "godly and learned men" in writing commentaries and devotional books, and in defending nonconformists from persecution. 186 pp.