The Rise and Development of the Congregational Polity and Spirit in New England

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Lecture

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Date

circa 1905-1906

Summary

This lecture focuses on the religious writings of Thomas Paine -- famous for his political revolutionary pamphlet "Common Sense." His subsequent book, The Age of Reason, was very controversial upon release. But Davis argues that it accurately described the liberal tendencies emerging at this time.

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Keywords

Earl Clement Davis, religion, history, Thomas Paine

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Lecture Nine: Thomas Paine and Theology Without the Church

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