Bibliography: Gaine’s reply to McDonald on Aquinas, Owen and the beatific vision (2016)

Simon Francis Gaine, OP, "Thomas Aquinas and John Owen on the beatific vision: A Reply to Suzanne McDonald," New Blackfriars (2016) One of the most interesting trends in recent work on John Owen has been a reconsideration of the Catholic sources of his theology. Sebastian Rehnman's Divine Discourse: The Theological Methodology of John Owen (2002) and Carl R. Trueman's John Owen: Reformed, Catholic,…

Bibliography: Svensson on Owen, Locke, confessionalism and toleration (2016)

Manfred Svensson, "John Owen and John Locke: Confessionalism, doctrinal minimalism, and toleration," History of European Ideas (2016) Manfred Svensson's recent article on "John Owen and John Locke: Confessionalism, doctrinal minimalism, and toleration" connects two individuals who likely first met as dean and undergraduate student in Christ Church, Oxford, in the 1650s. Svensson notes that both Owen and Locke published on…