Making Toleration

Making Toleration

The Repealers and the Glorious Revolution

eBook - 2013
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"In the reign of James II, minority groups from across the religious spectrum, led by the Quaker William Penn, rallied together under the Catholic King James in an effort to bring religious toleration to England. Known as repealers, these reformers aimed to convince Parliament to repeal laws that penalized worshippers who failed to conform to the doctrines of the Church of England. Although the movement was destroyed by the Glorious Revolution, it profoundly influenced the post-revolutionary settlement, helping to develop the ideals of tolerance that would define the European Enlightenment ..."--Book jacket flap.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9780674075917
Characteristics: 1 online resource (404 pages)


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