Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul

Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul

Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty

Book - 2012
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An acclaimed historian and "New York Times"-bestselling author offers a revelatory look at how Roger Williams shaped the nature of religion, political power, and individual rights in America.
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2012.
ISBN: 9780670023059
0670023051
Characteristics: 464 p. : maps ; 24 cm.

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Jan 22, 2018

well written and researched, but a somewhat obscure historical figure

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RainbowRabbit
Oct 17, 2016

This is an easy read, dealing with a fundamental principle to our freedom in the modern world.

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SirWhiskers
Mar 09, 2012

One of the best books I've read this year. The author is clearly supportive of Mr. Williams' view of liberty, especially liberty of conscience, but he is scrupulous in presenting all sides in a fair manner. He is not interested in demonizing one position or the other, but in understanding how early Americans perceived the proper relationship between Church and State, the spiritual and the secular. And as the author points out, this is a relevant subject today, over 300 years later. Highly recommended.

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