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On religious liberty : selections from the works of Roger Williams

On religious liberty : selections from the works of Roger Williams

Author: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap, ©2008.
Series: John Harvard library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Davis gathers together important selections from Williams's public and private writings on religious liberty, illustrating how this renegade Puritan radically reinterpreted Christian moral theology  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
ISBN: 9780674026223 0674026225 9780674026858 0674026853
OCLC Number: 1062093473
Description: xii, 288 pages ; 25 cm
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
Series Title: John Harvard library.
Responsibility: edited and with an Introduction by James Calvin Davis.
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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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