Making Toleration: The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution

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Harvard University Press, Mar 1, 2013 - History - 414 pages
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Though James II is often depicted as a Catholic despot who imposed his faith, Scott Sowerby reveals a king ahead of his time who pressed for religious toleration at the expense of his throne. The Glorious Revolution was in fact a conservative counter-revolution against the movement for enlightened reform that James himself encouraged and sustained.
 

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Contents

Note to Readers
James and the Repealers Enacting Toleration The Repealers and the Enlightenment
The Geography of Repeal
A List of Repealer Publications
Manuscripts Consulted
Acknowledgments
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