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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...erican value system - were also the pivots of Roman society. Their work ethic was "Protestant" and their conduct "Calvinistic": frugality, self-rel... ...come self-aware and exclusionary only during the Middle Ages or, at the latest, the Reformation. Max Weber (1864-1920) attributed its success to its...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...hereafter, i.e., spoke agreeably to that character. ‘How *A Vindication of Protestant Principles. By Phileleutheros Anglicanus. London: Parker. 1847. ... ...es, purposely left open by the English Thirty-nine Articles (ay, or by any Protestant Confession), to plant nov- elties not less startling to religiou... ... unseasonable, and almost culpable. On such a subject as the Philosophy of Protestantism—‘satius erat silere, quam parcius, dicere.’ Better were absol... ...g pages we propose to vindicate the fundamental and inherent principles of Protestantism.’ Good; but what are the fundamental principles of Protestant... ...e to defend the varieties of doctrine held by the different communities of Protestants.’ Why, no; that would be a sad task for the most skilful of fun... ... whether there is or not; but I am sure there is no Protestant by-road, no Reformation short-cut, to the dem- onstration of Deity. It is true that Phi... ...erman, to a Swiss, or to a Scotsman, that, three thousand years before the Reformation, the author of the Pentateuch was kept from erring by a divine ... ... the authors of 62 Theological Essays and Other Papers – V olume One this Reformation—Luther, suppose, Zwingle, John Knox— either making translations...

...Contents ON CHRISTIANITY, AS AN ORGAN OF POLITICAL MOVEMENT..................................4 PROTESTANTISM............................................................................................................... 39 ON THE SUPPOSED SCRIPTURAL EXPRESSION FOR ETERNITY ................................ 90 JUDAS ISCA...

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The Subjection of Women

By: John Stuart Mill

...emselves with speculation at all. From the days of Hypatia to those of the Reformation, the illustrious Heloisa is almost the only woman to whom any s... ...o find itself disputed, the influence of priests over women is attacked by Protestant and Liberal writers, less for being bad in itself, than because ...

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Considerations on Representative Government

By: John Stuart Mill

...the reigns of John and his incapable successor. The troubled period of the Reformation also produced sev eral eminent hereditary monarchs—Elizabeth, ... ...ent education, but perhaps the safety of the government itself. An English Protestant would not be easily induced, by disclaimers of proselytism, to p... ...atholics will not send their children to schools in which they can be made Protestants; and we expect that Hindoos, who believe that the privileges of...

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On Liberty

By: John Stuart Mill

... may be thrown back for centuries. T o speak only of religious opinions: the Reformation broke out at least twenty times before Luther, and was put do... ...isted in, it was successful. In Spain, Italy, Flanders, the Austrian empire, Protestantism was rooted out; and, most likely, would have been so in Eng... ...xample in the condition of Europe during the times immediately following the Reformation; another, though limited to the Continent and to a more cul ... ... the intellect and judgment of mankind ought to be cultivated, a thing which Protestants at least do not deny, on what can these faculties be more app... ... make a clever nisi prius advocate of a cause. But in countries pro fessing Protestantism, this resource is denied; since Protestants hold, at least ... ...f the first five centuries, and though not implicitly adopted by moderns and Protestants, has been much less modified by them than might have been exp... ... as not only irreligious, but unchaste, indecent, gross, disgusting. What do Protestants think of these perfectly sincere feelings, On Liberty — Mill...

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The Federalist Papers

By: Alexander Hamilton

...which followed their success against the Persian arms, to establish such a reformation. Instead of this obvious policy, Athens and Sparta, inflated wi... ...and bloody contests, may be said, in fact, to have severed the league. The Protestant and Catholic cantons have since had their separate diets, where ... ...duced opposite alliances with foreign powers: of Berne, at the head of the Protestant association, with the United Provinces; and of Luzerne, at the h...

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