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Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
by James Simpson
Harvard University Press, 2019
eISBN: 978-0-674-24053-7 | Cloth: 978-0-674-98713-5
Library of Congress Classification BR375.S56 2018
Dewey Decimal Classification 274.206

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
How did the English Reformation, with its illiberal, intolerant beginnings, lay the groundwork for the Enlightenment—free will, liberty of conscience, religious toleration, constitutionalism, and all the rest? In his provocative rewriting of the history of liberalism, James Simpson uncovers its unexpected debt to Protestant evangelicalism.

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