The making of Abiezer Coppe

Hessayon, Ariel. 2011. The making of Abiezer Coppe. The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 62(1), pp. 38-58. ISSN 0022-0469 [Article]

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This article seeks to uncover the origins of the ‘Ranters ’ by examining Abiezer Coppe’s early life and social network. It suggests that Coppe’s background, experiences and milieu – particularly his Baptist phase and the associations he made during this period – are crucial to appreciate the genesis of the ‘Ranters ’. As such it should be regarded as a further contribution towards the growing consensus that the origins of ‘radicalism’ in the English Revolution are to be located in the religion of the ‘hotter sort ’ of Protestants lower down the social scale.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022046909991333

Keywords:

Abiezer Coppe Ranters English Revolution

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

History
Research Office > REF2014

Dates:

DateEvent
January 2011Published

Item ID:

4819

Date Deposited:

16 Feb 2011 13:40

Last Modified:

29 Apr 2020 16:22

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/4819

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