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Obituary i#|WP|^|^x^<»);<^t(^»«i^i^ag XI Obituary George Yule: A Tribute by Some of His Friends Professor George Yule, who died recently, was a distinguished Early Modern religious historian, academic teacher, Presbyterian and Uniting Churchman, and advocate of church union. H e did m u c h to promote Early M o d e m historical studies in Australasia. The following appreciations have been written for Parergon. GEORGE YULE AS TEACHER, PASTOR AND ECUMENIST Ian Breward Professor George Yule made a notable contribution to English puritan and to Reformation studies at a time w h e n their politics and theology were too often separated. His study of The Independents in the English Civil War opened up fresh perspectives, as did his introduction to the texts printed in his later book Puritans and Politics. Those privileged to sit in his lectures on the Putney debates found that they could not reduce theology to politics, or vice versa. Students found that seeing theological discussions in their o w n terms meant learning a n e w language, but with the advantage that they discovered a fresh insight into seventeenth-century ideas. George's m o v e to the chair of church history in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Parergon Australian & New Zealand Association of Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Inc. (ANAZAMEMS, Inc.)

Obituary

Parergon, Volume 18 (3) – Apr 3, 2001

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i#|WP|^|^x^<»);<^t(^»«i^i^ag XI Obituary George Yule: A Tribute by Some of His Friends Professor George Yule, who died recently, was a distinguished Early Modern religious historian, academic teacher, Presbyterian and Uniting Churchman, and advocate of church union. H e did m u c h to promote Early M o d e m historical studies in Australasia. The following appreciations have been written for Parergon. GEORGE YULE AS TEACHER, PASTOR AND ECUMENIST Ian Breward Professor George Yule made a notable contribution to English puritan and to Reformation studies at a time w h e n their politics and theology were too often separated. His study of The Independents in the English Civil War opened up fresh perspectives, as did his introduction to the texts printed in his later book Puritans and Politics. Those privileged to sit in his lectures on the Putney debates found that they could not reduce theology to politics, or vice versa. Students found that seeing theological discussions in their o w n terms meant learning a n e w language, but with the advantage that they discovered a fresh insight into seventeenth-century ideas. George's m o v e to the chair of church history in the

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