Donne, Milton, and the Two Traditions of Religious Liberty

Feisal G. Mohamed

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA New Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture, Volume One and Two
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405187626
StatePublished - Mar 16 2010


  • 'On the Jewish Question', Karl Marx noting - how separation of the orders of nature and grace, leads to a subject's double life
  • Donne, Milton, and the two traditions of religious liberty
  • Jürgen Habermas engaging the 'new, hitherto unexpected political importance' of 'religious traditions and communities of faith'
  • Liberty of conscience, not a claim for religious liberty per se - an argument for state non-interference
  • Milton and liberty of conscience
  • Pseudo-Martyr - travels some of the same ground, a fuller spirit of ecumenism and humanity
  • This Rawlsian principle - limited incorporation into liberal state of those with strong religious conviction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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