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" This liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just and honest. "
A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ... - Page 70
by Alexander Young - 1840 - 104 pages
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Women and Revolution: A Discussion of the Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and ...

Lydia Sargent - Political Science - 1981 - 373 pages
...Winthrop, when it was conbined with obedience and subjection to authority. The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal, it may also be termed moral...reference to the covenant between God and man, in the general moral laws, and in the political covenants and constitutions, amongst men ourselves. This liberty...
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The Noble Savage in the New World Garden: Notes Toward a Syntactics of Place

Gaile McGregor - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 357 pages
...contrast, is that "civil or federal" liberty which, being derived from "the covenant between God and man" is "the proper end and object of authority and cannot subsist without it." The distinction is a subtle but crucial one. It also has some important practical implications. In...
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The Noble Savage in the New World Garden: Notes Toward a Syntactics of Place

Gaile McGregor - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 357 pages
...contrast, is that "civil or federal" liberty which, being derived from "the covenant between God and man" is "the proper end and object of authority and cannot subsist without it." The distinction is a subtle but crucial one. It also has some important practical implications. In...
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American Puritanism and the Defense of Mourning: Religion, Grief, and ...

Mitchell Robert Breitwieser - History - 1990 - 223 pages
...paraphrase of the Christian's intrinsic and spontaneous being. Winthrop: [Civil or federal liberty] may also be termed moral, in reference to the covenant...cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just and honest . . . This liberty is maintained and exercised in a way of subjection...
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Fountainhead of Federalism: Heinrich Bullinger and the Covenantal Tradition

Charles S. McCoy, J. Wayne Baker - Philosophy - 1991 - 192 pages
...good. This liberty is incompatible and inconsistent with authority. . . . The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal; it may also be termed moral,...covenant between God and man in the moral law, and the political covenants and constitutions amongst men themselves.5 The charter from the king, originally...
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John Winthrop's World: History as a Story, the Story as History

James G. Moseley - Biography & Autobiography - 1992 - 192 pages
...it is the great enemy of every social order. In contrast, Winthrop says, "the other kind of liberty I call civil or federal, it may also be termed moral,...cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just and honest. This liberty you are to stand for, with the hazard (not only of...
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Essex Institute Historical Collections

Essex Institute - Essex County (Mass.) - 1879
...liberty which is incompatible and inconsistent with authority, he said : "The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal : it may also be termed moral,...cannot subsist without it ; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just and honest. This liberty you are to stand for with the hazard (not only of...
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The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American ...

Barry Alan Shain - History - 1996 - 416 pages
...the General Court in 1645 that in addition to natural liberty there is a civil or federal one that: may also be termed moral, in reference to the covenant...cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest. . . . This liberty is maintained and exercised in a way of subjection...
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United States History Builder for Admission and Standardized Tests

The Editors of Rea - 1995 - 736 pages
...liberty to do what he lists; it is a liberty to evil as well as to good.... The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal, it may also be termed moral,...cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest." — John Winthrop, 1630. In this passage, liberty is understood...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - Political Science - 1996 - 448 pages
...which all the ordinances of God are bent against, to restrain and subdue it. The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal; it may also be termed moral,...cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest. This liberty you are to stand for, with the hazard (not only...
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