Puritanism and liberty : being the Army debates (1647-9) from the Clarke manuscripts with supplementary documents /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Great Britain. Army (Author)
Other Authors: Woodhouse, A. S. P. (Arthur Sutherland Pigott), 1895-1964 (Editor), Lindsay, A. D. (Alexander Dunlop), 1879-1952 (writer of foreword.)
Format: Online
Published: [Chicago, Illinois] : University of Chicago Press, [1951]
Edition:Second edition.
Series:Religion and the law.
Online Access:HeinOnline Religion and the Law
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • I. Present edition of the debates
  • II. State of parties and setting of debates
  • III. The puritan mind
  • IV. Puritanism, liberty and democracy
  • Part I. The Putney debates
  • General Council of the Army, 28th October 1647
  • General Council of the Army, 29th October
  • General Council of the Army, 1st November
  • Part II. The Whitehall debates
  • Council of Officers, 14th December 1648
  • Council of Officers, 8th-11th January 1649
  • Council of Officers, 13th January 1649
  • Part III. Puritan views on liberty
  • I. Some principles of the puritan parties
  • Smoke in the Temple / John Saltmarch
  • The necessity of toleration / John Goodwin
  • II. The law of nature / William Ames
  • III. Religious principles of resistance
  • Christian obedience / Calvin
  • Presbyterian principles of resistance / Samuel Rutherford
  • Independent principles of resistance / John Goodwin
  • IV. The law and the gospel, Christian liberty
  • The law and the Gospel / Luther
  • Christian liberty / Milton
  • VI. The privileges of the saints
  • The elect and the reprobate / William Prynne
  • The millennium at hand / Hanserd Knollys
  • The rule of the saints / many Christian people
  • VI. Liberty of conscience
  • Independent position
  • Separatist position / Roger Williams
  • VII. Models of a free church
  • The power of the people / Thomas Goodwin and Philip Nye
  • The church covenant / Richard Mather
  • The church covenant
  • A spiritual church / William Dell
  • VIII. Leveller principles
  • God and man / John Lilburne
  • An appeal to parliament
  • An appeal to the people / Richard Overton
  • Parliament once more
  • History of the second agreement of the people / John Lilburne
  • Second agreement of the people / Joh Lilburne
  • The female of the species
  • VIII Leveller principles continued
  • Democracy in the city
  • IX. Digger principles
  • Appendix
  • A. The spirit of the new model
  • B. The army organizes
  • C. The Reading debates
  • D. Documents relating to the Putney debates
  • E. Documents relating to the Whitehall debates
  • F. Retrospect
  • Notes on text.