Collection of Ranter Writings

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    The Ranters - like the Levellers and the Diggers - were a group of religious libertarians who flourished during the English Civil War 1642-1651, a period of social and religious turmoil which saw, in the words of the historian Christopher Hill, 'the world turned upside down'. A Collection of Ranter Writings is the most notable attempt to anthologise the key Ranter writings, bringing together some of the most remarkable, visionary and unforgettable texts. The subjects range from the limits to pleasure and divine right, to social justice and collective action. The Ranters have intrigued and captivated generations of scholars and philosophers. This carefully curated collection will be of great interest to historians, philosophers and all those trying to understand past radical traditions.

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    Number of Pages: 288
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780745333601
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    Listed in: History of religion, Christian & quasi-Christian cults & sects
    Publisher: PLUTO PRESS

    Books by Nigel Smith

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