The reformation of rights : law, religion and human rights in early modern Calvinism / John Witte, Jr.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
xv, 388 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Moderate (religious) liberty in the theology of John Calvin: the original Genevan experiment The duties of conscience and the free exercise of Christian liberty: Theodore Beza and the rise of Calvinist rights and resistance theory Natural rights, popular sovereignty, and covenant politics: Johannes Althusius and the Dutch Revolt and republic Prophets, priests, and kings of liberty: John Milton and the rights and liberties of all Englishmen How to govern a city on a hill: covenant liberty in Puritan New England Concluding reflections: the biology and biography of liberty.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
BX9422.2 .W58 2007
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