She is a foolish, good-natured little woman, who thinks herself clever because her husband has permitted her to travel a good deal, and has evidently been rather fascinated by the latitudinarianism
of continental society.
It would have been fruitful to discuss these three texts within the context of Stuart Schwartz's argument that early modern expressions of sympathy for non-Catholic religions were a carryover from the latitudinarianism
of so-called Golden Age Spain.
Judging by Mandeville's personal background and the content of Free Thoughts--the second and revised editions of which appeared only four years before his death--it is tempting to characterize him as an exponent of Dutch Remonstrantism or English Latitudinarianism
Overall, the Johnson-Weld ticket, with its mixture of fiscal restraint and social latitudinarianism
, is in fairly close alignment with Libertarian platforms past.
Its rulers also pioneered various methods and mechanisms designed to optimize control, from gathering information through a network of spies to the notion of programmatic, or at least pragmatic, toleration involving a certain latitudinarianism
on the part of the state vis-a-vis the religious beliefs and practices of its subjects.
and Science in Seventheenth-Century England.
Bosworth views this book as a product of "the nascent climate of latitudinarianism
in religion and political thought, and of the tentative assertion of rationality as a principle of religious enquiry, which characterize the Restoration and which find their earliest expression in the works of the Cambridge Platonists and John Locke" (p.
Cranes thesis was directly challenged by, among others, Donald Greene, ' Latitudinarianism
and Sensibility: The Genealogy of the "Man of Feeling" Reconsidered', Modern Philology, 75 (1977), 159-83.
While each chapter illustrates how Richardson's heroines "transcend the generic, unidimensional identities of Grub-Street 'beauties'" (28), greater analysis of Richardson's engagement with "the assumptions of the literate culture of his day" (47) is omitted in favor of extended discussions on satire (chapter 1), prostitute narratives (chapter 3), and Latitudinarianism
If I were to write a history of modernism in England my starting sentence would be: the single most important determinate of the character of modernist art in this country is the latitudinarianism
of the Church of England.
Elsewhere, Warren Johnstone will surprise many with his account of the continuing importance of apocalyptic thought right at the end of the seventeenth century, and all scholars of latitudinarianism
will need to read Sarah Hutton's demolition of the case for seeing Henry More as a "conservative conformist" (206) through a study of his biblical exegesis.
The Toronto statement rejects accusations of ecclesiological relativism: "There are critics, and not infrequently friends, of the ecumenical movement who criticize or praise it for its alleged inherent latitudinarianism