John Milton, Radical Politics, and Biblical Republicanism

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University of Delaware Press, 2006 - Literary Collections - 305 pages
In analyzing how Milton reads and appropriates different biblical texts to give shape to his republican vision, this book also assesses his significance to the development of early modern English political thought, his conception of the English nation, and finally, his response to pressures exerted by a secular modernity grounded on international commercial activities."--Jacket.
 

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Contents

Radical TheologyRadical Politics
30
Authority in the Ideal Republic
71
Nationhood
126
Of Prophets and Politics
170
Internationalism
211
Notes
255
Works Cited
285
Index
299
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