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Persecution or toleration

Adam Wolfson

Persecution or toleration

an explication of the Locke-Proast quarrel, 1689-1704

by Adam Wolfson

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

StatementAdam Wolfson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1610 .W65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539133M
ISBN 109780739147221, 9780739147245
LC Control Number2010025781

Books shelved as persecution: Tortured for Christ by Richard Wurmbrand, Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe, The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story. The book examines what toleration means now and meant then, explaining why some early modern thinkers supported persecution and how a growing number came to advocate toleration. Introduced with a survey of concepts and theory, the book then studies the practice of toleration at the time of Elizabeth I and the Stuarts, the Puritan Revolution and the Restoration.

Get this from a library! Persecution or toleration: an explication of the Locke-Proast quarrel, [Adam Wolfson] -- This book traces, in detail, the complex contours of the Locke-Proast debate over the question of toleration-revealing the radical case John Locke made on behalf of toleration. Toleration is the allowing, permitting, or acceptance of an action, idea, object, or person which one dislikes or disagrees with. Random House Dictionary defines tolerance as "a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, beliefs, practices, racial or ethnic origins, etc., differ from one's own".

Fishpond Thailand, Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society) by Noel D Johnson Mark KoyamaBuy. Books online: Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom (Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society), , fdn2018.comd: Cambridge University Press. Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England or if one set of intolerant orthodoxies had simply been replaced by fdn2018.com book examines what toleration means now and meant then, explaining why some early modern thinkers supported persecution and how a growing number came to advocate toleration. Introduced with a survey of.


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Rather than enduring patterns of religious toleration or persecution, of liberty or tyranny, they tell a rich history of change and variation in rules, institutions, and societies.

This is an important and persuasive book.'Cited by: 5. In Persecution or Toleration: An Explication of the Locke-Proast Quarrel, –, Adam Wolfson provides the Locke scholar with a thoughtful reading of the quarrel between John Locke and the Anglican divine Jonas Proast.

Rather than provide a strict commentary on the seven works in question, Wolfson helpfully organizes his work around Locke’s three central arguments, bringing out the general thrust of Cited by: 1.

In Persecution or Toleration: An Explication of the Locke-Proast Quarrel, –, Adam Wolfson provides the Locke scholar with a thoughtful reading of the quarrel between John Locke and the Anglican divine Jonas Proast.

Available in hardcover and paperback from Amazon at the following link: Amazon Available in hardcover and paperback directly from Cambridge University Press at the following link: Cambridge University Press.

Oct 30,  · Yet how it emerged, and why, remains widely misunderstood. Tracing the history of religious persecution from the Fall of Rome to the present-day, Noel Johnson and Mark Koyama provide a novel explanation of the birth of religious liberty.

Oct 19,  · The book examines what toleration means now and meant then, explaining why some early modern thinkers supported persecution and how a growing number came to advocate toleration/5. In Persecution & Toleration, we explore how the relationship between religion and state evolved over time.

The first part of the book outlines what we call the conditional toleration equilibrium. The first part of the book outlines what we call the conditional toleration equilibrium. Feb 14,  · Rather than enduring patterns of religious toleration or persecution, of liberty or tyranny, they tell a rich history of change and variation in rules, institutions, and societies.

This is an important and persuasive book.' John Joseph Wallis, Mancur Olson Professor 4/5(1). Buy Persecution or Toleration: An Explication of the Locke-Proast Quarrel, by Adam Wolfson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Author: Adam Wolfson.

Persecution and Toleration is a critical addition to the study of early modern Britain and to religious and political history.

Reviews "a fine book with a fresh and bracing momentum enhances our understanding of early modern persecution and tolerance" – William Gibson, H-Net Reviews.

This book traces, in detail, the complex contours of the Locke-Proast debate over the question of toleration-revealing the radical case John Locke made on behalf of toleration.

Arguing against the pro-persecution arguments of Jonas Proast, Locke developed a broadly humanistic case for toleration rooted in liberal notions of consent, human dependency, and fdn2018.com: Lexington Books. This book traces, in detail, the complex contours of the Locke-Proast debate over the question of toleration-revealing the radical case John Locke made on behalf of toleration.

Arguing against the pro-persecution arguments of Jonas Proast, Locke developeda broadly humanistic case for toleration rooted in liberal notions of consent, human dependency, and skepticism.

Tracing the history of religious persecution from the Fall of Rome to the present-day, Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama provide a novel explanation of the birth of religious liberty.

This book treats the subject in an integrative way by combining economic reasoning with historical evidence from medieval and. Jul 01,  · Noel Johnson and Mark Koyama’s book, Persecution and Toleration: The Long Road to Religious Freedom, focuses on one particular element in the constellation of liberal virtues – religious toleration – and tells a story very much at odds with our triumphalist mythos.

Mar 28,  · ” Much of this lengthy book, which runs nearly pages in the English translation, is devoted to rebutting the claim that the Parable of the Feast, properly understood, is a justification for religious persecution.

On the other side of the scale stood the Parable of the Tares, which was the key passage for defenders of toleration. Justifying Toleration - by Susan Mendus April This is a paper about John Locke's argument for toleration, or, more accurately, it is a paper about the main line of argument which appears in Locke's work A Letter on fdn2018.com is not intended – as so many papers on Locke's political philosophy are these days– as a historical analysis of his fdn2018.com by: Rather than enduring patterns of religious toleration or persecution, of liberty or tyranny, they tell a rich history of change and variation in rules, institutions, and societies.

This is. Persecution and Toleration squarely fits into the institutional literature in economic history. It makes a major advance in the growing literature that brings together institutional and cultural analyses, revealing how they complement each other.

The book examines what toleration means now and meant then, explaining why some early modern thinkers supported persecution and how a growing number came to advocate toleration.

Introduced with a survey of concepts and theory, the book then studies the practice of toleration at the time of Elizabeth I and the Stuarts, the Puritan Revolution and. While the Christian theologians mentioned above advocated religious persecution to various extents, it was also Christians who helped pioneer the concept of religious toleration.

In his book on 'The English Reformation', particularly in the chapter 'The Origins of Religious Toleration', the late A. Dickens argued that from the beginning of the Reformation there had "existed in Protestant thought – in.

Rather than enduring patterns of religious toleration or persecution, of liberty or tyranny, they tell a rich history of change and variation in rules, institutions, and societies. This is an important and persuasive book.’ John Joseph Wallis, Mancur Olson Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, College Park.Adam Wolfson seeks to prove that skepticism is the core of Locke's concept of toleration.

Although there is good evidence to support the claim that Locke is skeptical, there are problems with saying skepticism is the core of his teaching on.Rather than enduring patterns of religious toleration or persecution, of liberty or tyranny, they tell a rich history of change and variation in rules, institutions, and societies.

This is an important and persuasive book.' John Joseph Wallis, Mancur Olson Professor of Economics, University of Maryland, College ParkBrand: Cambridge University Press.