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Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

J. C. D. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198816997
eISBN:
9780191858666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

Thomas Paine (1737–1809) was England’s greatest revolutionary: no other reformer was as actively involved in events of the scale of the American and French Revolutions, and none wrote such ... More


“Hearing Him Preach, Gave Me A Heart Wound”: Calvinist Preaching, Calvinist Controversy

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in America during the eighteenth century and how his preaching changed the life of many evangelicals through conversion. It begins by ... More


Contexts and Biography

J. C. D. Clark

in Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198816997
eISBN:
9780191858666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816997.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

The chapter outlines ‘dynastic discourse’, the political language that used dynasties as encapsulations of political alternatives. It situates John Locke in this context and argues for its ... More


Paine, Religion, and Politics: The Deist Legacy

J. C. D. Clark

in Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198816997
eISBN:
9780191858666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816997.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

Chapter 6 surveys Paine’s openly Deist writings. It considers his early anti-Trinitarianism, and argues that he probably adopted this position before his political engagement with the American ... More


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