A review of insights from John Calvin, Thomas More and Niccolo Machiavelli regarding the degree of separation between the Church and the State.
# 96416 | 1,669 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2006 |
Published on Jul 08, 2007 in Literature (World) , Political Science (Political Theory) , Literature (Comparative Literature) , Religion and Theology (General) , Public Administration (General)
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This paper discusses the "arbiter" role that religion played to the government and civil society, as reflected in the works of the theologians John Calvin and Thomas More, and political scientist Niccolo Machiavelli. The paper reviews Calvin's "Conversion and Call to Geneva" and More's "Utopia," comparatively analyzing them against Machiavelli's "The Prince".
Sample of Sources Used:
- Machiavelli, N. E-text of "The Prince." Project Gutenberg E-book Collection.
- More, T. E-text of "Utopia." Project Gutenberg E-book Collection.
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