Review essay of James Simpson’s book, Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism.
Tag Archives: Reformation
Keith Thomas: “Does Liberalism Have Its Roots in the Illiberal Upheavals of the English Reformation?”
“Lilburne emerged from this world of Reformation politics but expressed his religious conscience in a very different way, based on a sharp distinction between the civil state and the ecclesiastical state.”
Eugene McCarraher: “The People’s Republic of Heaven: From the Protestant Reformation to the Russian Revolution, 1517–1917”
“Were the Reformation and the Revolution connected, despite the chasm of 400 years?”