Reading Scripture
The reception of Christianity not mysterious, 1696–1702
in Republican learning

This chapter examines how John Toland's books, particularly his Christianity not mysterious, worked in the public sphere, explaining that this book was criticised as the most arrogant and impudent treatment of God and the Holy Scriptures. It suggests that Christianity not mysterious was published in a context riven by orthodox disquiet about the connection between private immorality and public depravity, and that its presentation as a common nuisance was intended to act as a precedent for others to do the like.

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Republican learning

John Toland and the crisis of Christian culture, 1696–1722

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