On Religious Liberty: Selections from the Works of Roger Williams (The John Harvard library) (eBook) [WorldCat.org]
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On Religious Liberty: Selections from the Works of Roger Williams (The John Harvard library)

Author: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
Publisher: Harvard University Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for his refusal to conform to Puritan religious and social standards, Roger Williams established a haven in Rhode Island for those persecuted in the name of  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
ISBN: 9780674030244 0674030249 9780674026858 0674026853
OCLC Number: 1091431848
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments Editorial Method Introduction: Roger Williams and the Birth of an American Ideal 1. Mr. Cotton's Letter Lately Printed, Examined, and Answered 2. Queries of Highest Consideration 3. The Bloody Tenent of Persecution for Cause of Conscience 4. Christenings Make Not Christians 5. The Bloody Tenent Yet More Bloody 6. The Fourth Paper Presented by Major Butler 7. The Examiner Defended in a Fair and Sober Answer 8. The Hireling Ministry None of Christ's 9. George Fox Digg'd out of His Burrowes 10. Selected Letters Index

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A major contribution to our understanding of the history of religion in America, this book speaks to issues of church and state and freedom of conscience that still resonate today. -- Charles T. Read more...

 
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