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Author Stein, Joshua B
Title Religion and the State : Europe and North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2012
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Introduction:Establishing and Disestablishing Religion in the Atlantic World -- Chapter One: Church and State inEarly Modern Europe -- Chapter Two: The Reformed Theologian-The Forgotten Political Theorist? Change and Contest in Theology and Ecclesiology in Late-Sixteenth and Early-Seventeenth-Century Reformed EnglandThis essay contains portions of several chapters of the author's active dissertation in early modern history written for the degree of doctor of philosophy at the University of St. Andrews, UK. -- Chapter Three: "The Leviathan Is Not Safely to Be Angered": The Convocation Controversy, Country Ideology, and Anglican High Churchmanship, 1689-1702 -- Chapter Four: The French Revolution and the Civil Constitution of the Clergy: The Unintentional Turning Point -- Chapter Five: The Spanish Legal Solution to the Presence of Religious Symbols in the Public Sphere: A Cautious Evolution from a Catholic Denominational Past to an Effective Secularism -- Chapter Six: Church, State, and Capital Punishment in Seventeenth-Century Connecticut -- Chapter Seven: Roger Williams, English Law and Religious Tolerance: The Jewish Experience in the Southern New England Colonies, 1677-1798 -- Chapter Eight: Oaths and Christian Belief in theNew Nation: 1776-1789 -- Chapter Nine: Education, Religion, and the State in Postrevolutionary America -- Chapter Ten: Fighting over the Founders:Reflections on the Historiographyof the Founders' Faiths -- About the Contributors
The book discusses the relationship of religion to political entities (countries) in Europe and America in the 17th and 18th centuries. It aims to fill a gap in the literature by understanding the varieties of religious expression in Europe at the time and how those trends influenced the rise of religion in the American colonies and the early United States, and also to wonder if the founding fathers of the US desired a Christian nation
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Stein, Joshua B. Religion and the State : Europe and North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739171561
Subject Church and state - Europe - History - 18th century
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