Religious liberty in the 'liberal', 1822-23
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A survey of the negative twentieth- and twenty-first-century critical reception of the Liberal; a summary of the history of the journal and a re-evaluation of the philosophical and political coherence of the journal, focusing on its defence of religious liberty and suggesting that religious free thought is a previously overlooked component in the politics of liberalism. The criticism of doctrinal rigidity and advocacy of different forms of religious toleration evident in the four issues of the Liberal support the claim that the journal forms a lucid and intelligible cultural intervention.
Stabler , J S 2015 , ' Religious liberty in the 'liberal', 1822-23 ' , BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History .
BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History
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