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By David R. Como

This learn explores the intersection of politics, spiritual idea, and non secular tradition in pre-revolutionary England, utilizing hitherto unknown or missed manuscripts and published fabric to reconstruct and contextualize a forgotten yet hugely major antinomian spiritual lifestyle that developed on the margins of the early seventeenth-century puritan group. by way of reconstructing this tale, Blown by way of the Spirit deals a massive revision of present knowing of Puritanism and the puritan neighborhood. within the procedure, the writer illuminates the imprecise and tangled query of the origins of civil-war radicalism, thereby assisting to give an explanation for the path, results, and supreme failure of the English revolution.

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