Selected Writings of Lord Acton: Essays in religion, politics, and morality

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Liberty Classics, Feb 1, 1988 - History - 716 pages
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Lord Acton's essays on liberal Catholicism demonstrate the breadth and brilliance of his thought and the strength of his advocacy as the liberal intellectual of the last century. Professor S. W. Jackson, University of Victoria Volume III focuses on the intersection of religion with moral and political issues. Also included are three important essays, "Human Sacrifice," "George Eliot's Life," and "Buckle's Philosophy of History." The last section is composed of nearly two hundred pages of excerpts from Acton's remarkable letters and unpublished notes.

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