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Roger Williams

Author: Edwin S Gaustad
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Lives and legacies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography, exploring the life of Roger Williams: first champion for the separation of church and state, advocate for a Native American population abused by British colonists, cofounder of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Church history
History
Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gaustad, Edwin S. (Edwin Scott).
Roger Williams.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607560333
Named Person: Roger Williams; Roger Williams; Roger (Theologe) Williams; Roger Williams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Gaustad
ISBN: 019518369X 9780195183696
OCLC Number: 56894490
Description: x, 150 pages : illustrations, 1 map.
Contents: The restless Puritan --
With the native Americans --
Founder of Rhode Island --
A new dispensation --
The champion of religious liberty --
Roger Williams and America.
Series Title: Lives and legacies.
Responsibility: Edwin S. Gaustad.
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In 1635, Williams founded Rhode Island as a haven of toleration and freethinking. Gaustad's timely little book reminds us that those are the enduring foundations of American civilization. Time Read more...

 
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