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The Revolution of the Saints

A Study in the Origins of Radical Politics

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674767867

Publication Date: 04/15/1982


344 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches


Related Subjects

  • 1. The Emergence of Radical Politics
  • 2. Calvinism
    • Calvinism as an Ideology
    • The State as an Order of Repression
    • The State as a Christian Discipline
    • Resistance, Reformation, and Godly Warfare
  • 3. Two Case Studies in Calvinist Politics
    • The Huguenots
    • The Marian Exiles
  • 4. The Puritan Clergy: Modern Politics and Radical Intellectuals
  • 5. The Attack upon the Traditional Political World
    • Puritanism and the Great Chain of Being
    • From Body Politic to Ship of State
    • Politics and the Family
  • 6. The New World of Discipline and Work
  • 7. Puritanism and the Gentry: Politics as a Vocation
  • 8. Politics and War
  • 9. Conclusion
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Index

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