#OTD in 1581 – Birth of prolific scholar and church leader, James Ussher, in Dublin.

James Ussher and His Chronology by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.    Archbishop James Ussher was one of the most important biblical scholars of the 17th century. His research and scholarly work have even earned high praise from some who are opposed to his conclusions. Called “the greatest luminary of the church of Ireland” and “one of […]

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#OTD in 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested.

The late 1670s under Charles II were a special time in British history during which religious controversy ran high. The rivalry between the king, who issued a Declaration of Indulgence suspending all laws punishing Roman Catholics and other religious dissenters, and a strongly Anglican Parliament had reached its peak. In Ireland the Catholic Church had […]

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#OTD in 1581 – Birth of prolific scholar and church leader, James Ussher, in Dublin.

James Ussher and His Chronology by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.    Archbishop James Ussher was one of the most important biblical scholars of the 17th century. His research and scholarly work have even earned high praise from some who are opposed to his conclusions. Called “the greatest luminary of the church of Ireland” and “one of […]

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#OTD in 1679 – St. Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh, is accused of instigating the ‘Irish Popish’ Plot and arrested.

The late 1670s under Charles II were a special time in British history during which religious controversy ran high. The rivalry between the king, who issued a Declaration of Indulgence suspending all laws punishing Roman Catholics and other religious dissenters, and a strongly Anglican Parliament had reached its peak. In Ireland the Catholic Church had […]

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#OTD in 1581 – Birth of prolific scholar and church leader, James Ussher, in Dublin.

James Ussher and His Chronology by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D. Archbishop James Ussher was one of the most important biblical scholars of the 17th century. His research and scholarly work have even earned high praise from some who are opposed to his conclusions. Called “the greatest luminary of the church of Ireland” and “one of the […]

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#OTD in 1581 – Birth of prolific scholar and church leader, James Ussher, in Dublin.

James Ussher and His Chronology by Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.    Archbishop James Ussher was one of the most important biblical scholars of the 17th century. His research and scholarly work have even earned high praise from some who are opposed to his conclusions. Called “the greatest luminary of the church of Ireland” and “one of […]

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