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Richard Sibbes: Puritanism and Calvinism in Late Elizabethan and Early Stuart England
by Mark Dever
This book is a historical and theological study of Richard Sibbes (1577-1635), preacher of Gray's Inn, London, and master of Katharine Hall, Cambridge. In the first part of the study, Sibbes' life and ministry are explored, investigating particularly his family and education, and exploring his relationships with individuals, institutions, and the larger church. In the seco ...more
Paperback, 269 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Mercer University Press
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Mark's Phd dissertation. It is very thick and academic. It is also a really good source for knowing and understanding English history during the period of Sibbes life. The book says as much about Dr. Dever as it does about Richard Sibbes. I appreciate both men more because of this book.
Mark Dever serves as the senior pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. Since his ordination to the ministry in 1985, Dr. Dever has served on the pastoral staffs of four churches, the second being a church he planted in Massachusetts. Prior to moving to Washington in 1994, Dr. Dever taught for the faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University while serving two years as an associate ...moreMore about Mark Dever...