On religious liberty : selections from the works of Roger Williams
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 and the events of his day in a powerful argument for freedom of conscience and the separation of church and state.
Print Book, English, ©2008
Belknap, Cambridge, Mass., ©2008
xii, 288 pages ; 25 cm
9780674026223, 9780674026858, 0674026225, 0674026853
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