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Joseph Hall

Bishop of Norwich

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Joseph Hall (1 July 1574 – 8 September 1656) was an English bishop, satirist and moralist. His contemporaries knew him as a devotional writer, and a high-profile controversialist of the early 1640s. In church politics, he tended in fact to a middle way. Thomas Fuller wrote: "He was commonly called our English Seneca, for the purenesse, plainnesse, and fulnesse of his style.

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July 1, 1574
September 8, 1656
Characters and characteristics, Christian life, Church of England, Devotional literature, Early works
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