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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Beyond the persecuting society.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1998
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Christian Laursen; Cary J Nederman
|ISBN:||081223331X 9780812233315 0812215672 9780812215670|
|Description:||vi, 288 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: discourses and contexts of tolerance in medieval Europe / Cary J. Nederman --
Peter Abelard and the enigma of dialogue / Constant J. Mews --
Toleration, skepticism, and the "clash of ideas": principles of liberty in the writings of John of Salisbury / Cary J. Nederman --
Ha-Me'iri's theory of religious toleration / Gary Remer --
Introduction: the transformations of the long sixteenth century / Randolph C. Head --
"Heretics be not in all things heretics": Cardinal Pole, his circle, and the potential for toleration / Thomas F. Mayer. Concept of toleration in the Colloquium Heptaplomeres of Jean Bodin / Marion Leathers Kuntz --
Religious coexistence and confessional conflict in the Vier Dorfer: practices of toleration in Eastern Switzerland, 1525-1615 / Randolph C. Head --
Introduction: contexts and paths to toleration in the seventeenth century / John Christian Laursen --
Samuel von Pufendorf and toleration / Detlef Doring --
Baylean liberalism: tolerance requires nontolerance / John Christian Laursen --
"Religion set the world at odds"; deism and the climate of religious tolerance in the works of Aphra Behn / Arlen Feldwick and Cary J. Nederman. Skepticism about religion and millenarian dogmatism: two sources of toleration in the seventeenth century / Richard H. Popkin --
Problem of toleration in the New Israel: religious communalism in seventeenth-century Massachusetts / H. Frank Way.
|Responsibility:||edited by John Christian Laursen and Cary J. Nederman.|
"Beyond the Persecuting Society confronts the myth that there was no general conception or practice of religious toleration before the Enlightenment... It is the great strength of this collection