Nathaniel Culverwel

Nathaniel Culverwell (1619-1651), alternative spellings "Nathanael" or "Culverwell") was an English author and theologian, born in Middlesex.

A student and later a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he was associated with members of the Cambridge Platonists group.

Works

* "Spiritual Optics, or a Glass Discovering the Weakness and Imperfection of a Christian's Knowledge in this Life", 1651
* "An Elegant and Learned Discourse of the Light of Nature", 1652 - His best-known work, this was originally delivered as a series of lectures in 1645-1646, and attempted mediation between reason and faith, via natural law, in the context of the opposing religious stances of the English Civil War.
* "Worth of Souls"
* "The Schisme"
* "Act of Oblivion"
* "Child's Return"
* "Panting Soul"
* "Mount Ebal"
* "White Stone"

External links

* [http://www.bartleby.com/217/1204.html Nathanael Culverwel] "Bartleby.com" biography
* [http://oll.libertyfund.org/Home3/Book.php?recordID=0080 An Elegant and Learned Discourse of the Light of Nature] , "The Online Library of Liberty".
* [http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/cambridge-platonists/ The Cambridge Platonists]


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