The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - 358 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1867. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... The bloudy tenent of persecution Roger Williams Narragansett Club Wigwam, Mooshausick Paponakeeswuth, 1867. Netop: The Narragansett Club, in placing their third volume before their subscribers, would respectfully call attention to their last circular. By the terms of that circular they were authorized to charge for this volume Six Dollars and Fifty Cents, but are happy to announce that their expenses have been such as to enable them to fix the price at Six Dollars. The fourth volume of their series will consist of The Bloody Tenent yet more Bloody: by Mr. Cottons endeavor to wash it white in the Blood of the Lam be; of whose precious Blood, spilt in the Blood of his Servants; and of the Blood of Millions spilt in former and later Wars for Conscience fake, that most Bloody Tenent of Persecution for Cause of Conscience, upon a second Tryal, is found now more apparently and more notoriously guilty. In this Rejoynder to Mr. Cotton are principally, I. The Nature of Persecution, z. The Power of the Civill Sword in Spirituals Examined; 3. The Parliaments permission of Dissenting Consciences justified. Also (as a Testimony to Mr. Clark's Narrative) is added a Letter to Mr. Endicot Governor of the Massachusetts in N. E. London, Printed for Giles Calvert, and are to be fold at the black-spread Eagle, at the West-End of Pauls, 1652. The Club are not aware that the work has ever been reprinted, and consider it almost superfluous to add that copies are very rare. The editor of the third will also continue with the fourth volume. The Club take great pleasure in announcing that Hon. J. Hammond Trumbull has consented to take charge of the compilation and editorial supervision of the "Letters of Roger Williams." These letters...

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