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Author Barry, John M., 1947-

Title Roger Williams and the creation of the American soul : church, state, and the birth of liberty / John M. Barry.

Imprint New York : Viking, c2012.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  974.502 W675Bba 2012    ---  Available
Description 464 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Summary An acclaimed historian and "New York Times"-bestselling author offers a revelatory look at how Roger Williams shaped the nature of religion, political power, and individual rights in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-438) and index.
Contents Prologue -- The law -- The covenant -- The new world -- The wilderness -- The mission -- Soul liberty -- The test -- Afterward.
Subject Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683.
United States -- Civilization -- 17th century.
United States -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780670023059

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