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William Penn, politics and conscience.

by Mary Maples Dunn

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn, William, 1644-1718

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC153.P4 D8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5990929M
    LC Control Number66021831

    William Penn, –, English Quaker, founder of Pennsylvania, , England; son of Sir William Penn. Early Life He was expelled () from Oxford for his religious nonconformity and was then sent by his father to the Continent to overcome his leanings toward Puritanism. William Penn was born in London, England, on Octo He was the first of three children of Admiral William Penn and Margaret Jasper. Admiral Penn served in the parliamentary navy during the Puritan Revolution (), when the royal forces of King Charles I (–) fought with those in England's parliament.

    Penn also possessed “a conventional, even austere notion of personal morality.” As he put it, “there can be no pretense of conscience to be drunk, to whore, to be voluptuous, to game, swear, curse blaspheme and profane.” Philadelphia was certainly not a . His social status, indefatigable energy for publication, and command of biblical and historical sources give Penn’s political writings a twofold significance: as a window on toleration and liberty of conscience, perhaps the most vexing issue of Restoration politics; and as part of a broader current of thought that would influence political 5/5(1).

    An enjoyable account, emphasizing Penn's personal life and character, is Catherine O. Peare, William Penn (). Of value on Penn's political and religious ideals are Edward C. Beatty, William Penn as a Social Philosopher (), and Mary M. Dunn, William Penn: Politics and Conscience (). William Penn, the Quaker founder and proprietor of Pennsylvania, died years ago this year. Foremost among Penn’s plans for Pennsylvania was to conduct a “holy experiment”: he wished to.


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William Penn, politics and conscience by Mary Maples Dunn Download PDF EPUB FB2

WILLIAM Politics and conscience. book was one of those gentlemen of seventeenth century England who attempted to solve the problem of what constitutes a just and lasting government. Deeply religious and goaded by intolerance, he championed the cause of liberty of conscience and made that cause the foundation of his political philosophy.

The young William Penn took a leading role in the Quaker fight for the right of free assembly, the right of free speech, and freedom of conscience. However, when faced with governing a booming colony, these very principles and convictions had to be modified in order to maintain his and the Friends' control of by: Murphy is the author of Liberty, Conscience, and Politics and conscience.

book The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford University Press, ) and Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford University Press, )/5(13).

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The young William Penn took a leading role in the Quaker fight for the right of free assembly, the right of free speech, and freedom of conscience. However, when faced with governing a booming colony, these very principles and convictions had to be modified in order to maintain his and the Friends' control of Pennsylvania.

BOOK REVIEWS William Penn: Politics and Conscience. By Mary Maples Dunn. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. pages. $ On the basis of thorough background knowledge of the period involved and of fresh perusal of all the political writings of William Penn, including the several extant drafts of the constitution for Pennsylvania, Mrs.

Dunn has provided. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan by:   BOOK REVIEWS William Penn: Politics and Conscience.

By Mary Maples Dunn. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. pages. $ On the basis of thorough background knowledge of the period involved and of fresh perusal of all the political writings of William Penn, including the several extant drafts of the constitution for.

William Penn laid the foundation for a religion that continues to have world-wide influence and for what is now the 5th most populous state in the US.

Andrew Murphy shows how these achievements were, for Penn, debt, stress, imprisonment and disappointment (grief, trouble and poverty in Penns own words, p.

)/5. Author Dunn, Mary Maples. Title William Penn: Politics and Conscience. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Good. Jacket Condition Missing. Type Hardcover. Publisher Princeton University Press Seller ID Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Penn, William, – The political writings of William Penn / introduction and annotations by Andrew R.

Murphy. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hc)— isbn (pb) 1. Freedom of religion—Early works to 2. William Penn was an English Quaker leader and advocate of religious freedom who oversaw the founding of Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers and other religious minorities of Europe.

His trial on a trumped-up charge of inciting a riot in resulted in a landmark ruling which established jury independence in English law. Early life and education. His fascination with William Penn has led to a number of works, including the recent biography William Penn: A Life (), an edited collection The Worlds of William Penn (), and a study of Penn’s political thought, Liberty, Conscience, and.

BOOK REVIEWS William Penn: Politics and Conscience. By MARY MAPLES DUNN. (Prince-ton: Princeton University Press, x, p. Bibliographical note, index. $) When John Calvin wrote in the Institutes that "some men, when they hear that the gospel promises a liberty which acknowledges no king or mag-Author: Roger L.

Nichols. William Penn was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. He was an early champion of democracy and a prominent Quaker. On Novem William Penn and his second wife, Hannah Callowhill Penn became Honorary Citizens of the United States, upon an Act of Librarian Note: There is more /5.

The Political Writings of William Penn / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. (as represented by Parliament) provide the basis for Penn’s advocacy of liberty of conscience in Restoration England. His social status, indefatigable energy for publication, and command of biblical and historical sources give Penn’s political writings Price: $ News First Leaders Speak Series Headlined by Author of William Penn Biography.

09/12/ (OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Andrew Murphy, Author and current Professor of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University, will present “Four Mysteries about William Penn” on Thursday, September 12 at p.m. in the Musco Technology Center (MTC) on William Penn.

Murphy is the author of Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford University Press, ) and Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford University Press, ).Brand: Oxford University Press.

BOOK REVIEWS AND BOOK NOTES EDITED BY NORMAN B. WILKINSON William Penn: Politics and Conscience. By Mary Manles Dunn. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, Pp.

$) Can it be that there remains a place for yet another study of William Penn. The bibliography published by the Pennsylvania Historical andAuthor: Robert J.

Chaffin. Publisher: Princeton University Press. They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition. Pages: Seller Rating: % positive. Andrew R. Murphy, professor of political science at Rutgers University, offers the first full-length treatment of William Penn’s political thought in nearly 50 years.

LIBERTY, CONSCIENCE, AND.William Penn, politics and conscience Item Preview remove-circle Penn, William, Publisher Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for Pages:   Murphy is the author of Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn (Oxford University Press, ) and Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11 (Oxford University Press, )/5(10).