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A Churchless Man Seeking the Pure Fellowship: Or, Will the Real Roger Williams Please Stand Up?

I'm happy today to post this guest gig from Curtis Freeman, Research Professor of Theology at Duke Divinity School. Freeman specializes in Baptist history, and here reflects on views of Roger Williams as seen in John Barry's new book and elsewhere. We had previously blogged about this book here. Gordon Wood has written an insightful reviewof John Barry’s important book, Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty, in the current issue of The New York Review of Books.
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