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On religious liberty : selections from the works of Roger Williams

Author: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008.
Series: John Harvard library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 the religious establishment. Davis gathers together important selections from Williams's public and private writings on religious liberty, illustrating how this renegade Puritan radically reinterpreted Christian moral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683.
On religious liberty.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belnap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007014202
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Williams; James Calvin Davis
ISBN: 9780674030244 0674030249
OCLC Number: 503446602
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Roger Williams and the birth of an American ideal --
Mr. Cotton's letter lately printed, examined, and answered --
Queries of highest consideration --
The bloody tenent of persecution for cause of conscience --
Christenings make not Christians --
The bloody tenent yet more bloody --
The fourth paper presented by Major Butler --
The examiner defended in a fair and sober answer --
The hireling ministry none of Christ's --
George Fox digg'd out of his burrowes --
Selected letters.
Series Title: John Harvard library.
Responsibility: edited and with an Introduction by James Calvin Davis.
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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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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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