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By Nigel Smith, John Carey

ISBN-10: 1783710101

ISBN-13: 9781783710102

Author note: ahead by means of John Carey
Publish 12 months note: First released September tenth 2013

The Ranters - just like the Levellers and the Diggers - have been a gaggle of spiritual libertarians who flourished in the course of the English Civil struggle (1642–1651), a interval of social and spiritual turmoil which observed, within the phrases of the historian Christopher Hill, 'the global grew to become upside down'.

A selection of Ranter Writings is the main outstanding try to anthologise the most important Ranter writings, bringing jointly probably the most outstanding, visionary and unforgettable texts. the themes variety from the bounds to excitement and divine correct, to social justice and collective action.

The Ranters have intrigued and captivated generations of students and philosophers. This conscientiously curated assortment should be of serious curiosity to historians, philosophers and all these attempting to comprehend earlier radical traditions.

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In some accounts, like Clarkson’s, they treated sex as prelapsarian and hence devoid of sin, and communal, escaping from the bondage that came with monogamous marriage. Holy sex beyond wedlock was as innocent as swearing in the name of the Lord. Creeping into Clarkson and Salmon’s Divinity Anatomized is the even more transgressive sense that the sex act (Salmon thinks of its human terms as heterosexual penetration but with no sense of any order of earthly marriage) is the time and place where God’s presence is fulfilled in man, and where God is expressing love for mankind.

H. Lim, Mystery Unvailed, 103. 17 See now Ann Hughes, Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). 111. F. McGregor in ODNB. Introduction 13 in his Mr. Edwards Pen No Slander (1646), which reveals little about his activities, but Webbe, who was pro-Leveller, and who corresponded with other Ranters, was tried in 1650 under the Adultery Act of May that year after complaints from his own followers. He was acquitted, but was finally ejected by the Committee for Plundered Ministers in September 1651.

235–42, 167. 423, 427, 437, 440, 443. 474–75. Introduction 17 beings. To this last was added the qualifier, ‘and nowhere else,’ whereas most of the Ranters who wrote, particularly the moderate ones like Salmon and Bauthumley, believed that God lived everywhere in all of creation. The Act also outlawed ‘Uncleanness, prophane Swearing, Drunkenness, Filthiness, Brutishness, ... Stealing, Cozening and Defrauding others, ... ’40 The debates over the penalties are equally interesting. The Act finally instituted six months’ imprisonment for a first offence, with banishment for a second, and death if the offender returned.

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