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Most recently, he has constructed a network of European scholars of political thought with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Howell Lloyd, and together they edited the extremely valuable volume which resulted from these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discussions, )] TJ ET BT 94.688 209.171 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(European Political Thought 1450?1700: Religion, Law and Philosophy)] TJ ET BT 438.704 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 441.704 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 441.704 207.777 m 455.696 207.777 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 455.696 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Through this and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(other projects, Burgess has been keen to place religion at the heart of political thought, challenging the more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(secular approach pioneered by Quentin Skinner.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 265.292 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 265.292 179.265 m 279.284 179.265 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 279.284 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( In his earlier work, he has also drawn attention to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(importance of common law within England, showing the ways in which it could strengthen consensus.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 526.640 166.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 526.640 165.009 m 540.632 165.009 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 152.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Both these themes are richly developed in this new work as he discusses important and canonical texts in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history of political thought. Yet Burgess tends not to range beyond these themes, and he leaves out many of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the contemporary concerns which also inspired extensive political reflection.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 97.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As Burgess? subtitle suggests, his focus is on the interaction between religion and politics after the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 83.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(momentous events of the Reformation. The introduction proposes that the work will be organised around )] TJ ET BT 34.016 68.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(two central concepts, ?confessional polity? and ?religious war? which will, he argues, be used to discuss the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 54.611 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(major political thinkers of the period. 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In general, the introduction )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reinforces the message implicit in the title: this is a work of political thought, designed to emphasise and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reinforce a growing consensus around the importance of religion in political thought. It provides a new guide )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the major thinkers of the time, and one which takes seriously their religious concerns. This, indeed, is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(most valuable aspect of the work, for Burgess shows convincingly that the major players in British political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(thought need to be understood within a religious, indeed a specifically post-Reformation, context.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(At the core of the work lies Burgess? strong sense that religion was a seriously destabilising force in the post-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Reformation world ? and one that could not be ignored by any self-respecting political thinker. He suggests )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that the central problem of political thought in this period was religious, for every writer discussed here had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to consider how their twin loyalties, to God and to their sovereign, related to each other. Some, Burgess )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shows, insisted that they must obey God before man and strove to erect godly societies, even in the face of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(official opposition. Others sought to harness religious passions to civil authority, reshaping both Protestant )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(religion and civil philosophy in the process. Tudor humanism, to take one of Burgess?s examples, was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(profoundly affected by the Reformation, especially as it took shape under Edward VI. Although religious )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(problems have long remained at the margins of the study of political thought, Burgess makes a compelling )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(case for their centrality. Indeed, it should no longer be possible to separate religion from political thinking in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the early modern period.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Burgess describes the development of political thought by dividing the period covered into two sections. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(first half of the book deals with the period between 1500 and 1640, the second with the English Revolution. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The notion of a ?confessional polity? is Burgess? organising category in the first half, as he explores what )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this notion might have meant to contemporaries. This leads him to examine the broad themes of resistance, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(allegiance and ecclesiology, with reference to those writers whose texts are of particular intellectual value. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thomas More, Richard Hooker and the Marian resistance theorists are the subject of sustained analysis, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(although it is James I whose thought is explored in the greatest detail. In the second half, Burgess turns to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the concept of religious war, especially as it was understood between 1642 and 1660. A wide range of tracts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and pamphlets are discussed in this part, and the aims and ideas of their authors are sympathetically )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sketched. Some of these authors receive particularly sustained attention; the writing of Thomas Hobbes is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the subject of an entire chapter. As this suggests, although Burgess does gesture towards broad themes, he is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(much more concerned to do justice to each individual thinker?s own agenda, as set out in his \(or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(occasionally her\) own writing. What unites Burgess?s treatment of these writers is his insistence that they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cannot avoid religious problems, working as they are within the context of the post-Reformation polity.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Burgess? approach can be rewarding. His discussion of each thinker is unfailingly clear, and often highly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sophisticated. It will be welcomed by students who want to make sense of the central players \(and, to a lesser )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extent, the central issues\) in early modern political thought. Because the discussion of each figure is almost )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(self-contained, it is useful for those wishing to acquaint themselves with ? or remind themselves of ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particular authors and their place in British intellectual history. Yet Burgess could have done more to ensure )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that each chapter was more than just the sum of its parts, through longer and more rigorous exploration of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the themes which exercise his many protagonists and through more sustained comparisons of the points )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which both unite and divide them. Although Burgess makes clear that particular concepts, like the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(confessional polity or the royal supremacy, were indeed contested, he leaves it to the reader to consider for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(himself just how fiercely that contest might have been fought.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(For Burgess, early modern arguments were conducted within a broadly shared framework and he is anxious )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to highlight the extent to which his writers agreed. And yet, agreement is usually most obvious when the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(issue at stake is not religious war or the confessional polity, but the practical problems involved in ensuring )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that England has a Protestant \(and preferably male\) monarch who accepts the basic premises of the common )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(law system. Indeed, Burgess is most concerned with the relationship between monarchical authority and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(English law ? and with showing that this relationship need not be oppositional. The best example is the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Union debates of 1604?10, where both James and his English subjects are willing to compromise in order to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ensure that royal government can function in both England and Scotland. Burgess?s discussion of the Union )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(debates is a model of clarity, in which he uses the figures of James I and the Scottish lawyer Thomas Craig )] TJ ET endstream endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 28 0 R ] /Contents 26 0 R >> endobj 26 0 obj << /Length 7715 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to illustrate the issues at stake. The message he draws from these debates is that there was ?no inherent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(incompatibility? between strong views of royal authority and commitment to the common law; the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theoretical bridges between divine right monarchy and common law are kept open under James \(p. 164\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Burgess? discussion of the Stuarts is dominated by this rosy picture of compromise and consensus during the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Union debates; the bitter disputes of the 1620s and 1630s are barely mentioned at all. Indeed, intellectual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and political conflict are notably absent from the book as a whole, and the reader is left wondering how a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(civil war could possibly have occurred \(and Burgess makes no attempt to explain this\). Indeed, the years )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between the Union debates and the outbreak of civil war are covered in just 14 pages; Archbishop William )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Laud is mentioned only in passing and the Earl of Strafford only at his trial. Here Burgess? sympathy for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Revisionist? explanations of the English Civil War, which play down the level of conflict in England, is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(clear. There is very little effort here to integrate post-revisionist accounts which have stressed the intellectual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and religious divisions within English society from at least the 1620s. Nor is there any attempt to explain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(why Charles? policies might have aroused such passionate opposition. The political thought expressed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(during the civil war is, therefore, assumed to be a result of that war, rather than a contributing factor. His )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discussion of the pamphlets produced in these years is, however, often perceptive, especially his account of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Parliamentarian attitude to religious war.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(It is by setting English political thought within a purely English \(and largely Parliamentary\) setting, while )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(divorcing it from political events, that Burgess can sustain such claims about consensus. As this suggests, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the most striking feature of the work is its insularity. There is nothing about European political thought; )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(neither France nor Spain even appear in the index. And yet, as J. H. Salmon first insisted in 1959, and has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been widely acknowledged ever since, some of the most controversial ideas about political power and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(religious duties were explored and expressed on the continent, before being taken up by English authors.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 536.264 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 536.264 471.699 m 550.256 471.699 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(No British writer could ignore the French wars of religion in the late 16th century, nor the outpouring of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(works on resistance and on monarchical authority spawned by that conflict. From the early 1620s, moreover, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the English political nation was deeply troubled by the events in Europe and particularly by the seizure of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Palatinate. Arguably, the greatest fault line in English political life ? and political thinking ? concerned )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the means by which the Palatinate could be recovered. By isolating England and Scotland from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(continent, Burgess cannot adequately explain the political or religious issues which exercised British writers. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Burgess? reluctance to engage with the European context is troubling, and it can only be hoped that )] TJ ET BT 514.604 373.301 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(British )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Political Thought )] TJ ET BT 121.364 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(will not help to legitimize an Anglocentric approach to English or British intellectual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The writers which Burgess discusses are removed from their intellectual context, but they are also largely )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(abstracted from their political context. As a result, it is difficult to evaluate the significance of these writers, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(or the relationship between their thought and the dramatic events of the early modern period. To take one )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(example, Burgess provides an extensive \(and characteristically clear\) discussion of the Parliamentarian )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(propagandist Henry Parker, whom he describes as the Parliamentarian with the ?clearest ? and hardest ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(head? \(p. 194\). He implies that it is Parker?s intellectual qualities which justify such attention, omitting any )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mention of Parker?s strong connections to the Parliamentarian leaders, like the Earl of Essex and Lord Saye )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Sele. Yet Parker?s role as spokesman for these grandees is important both in the genesis and the impact )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of his ideas. More generally, Burgess treats political thought as a subject, based around printed texts, which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is quite separate from political action or engagement. He is not interested in the ideas which underlie the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(careers of the main players in early modern history unless, like James I, they happened to write treatises )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which found their way to the modern canon of political thought. The influence of this canon on Burgess? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(work is very clear.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(British Political Thought )] TJ ET BT 157.040 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is a work designed to fit into a modern conception of political thought; it is not an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intellectual history of the early modern period. The focus is upon writers who are studied today within the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(canon of political thought, rather than upon writers who helped to shape the ideas and assumptions of their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemporaries. For this reason, Burgess does not discuss political culture or literature, although this would )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have enriched his argument. Ideas of what a confessional polity should look like, or what might constitute a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?religious war? were often explored outside the treatises and speeches which form the core of Burgess?s )] TJ ET endstream endobj 27 0 obj [25 0 R /Fit] endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 536.2637 472.0135 550.2557 483.8935 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 32 0 R 34 0 R 36 0 R 38 0 R 40 0 R 42 0 R 44 0 R ] /Contents 31 0 R >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Length 5414 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(work. Some of the most intense and sophisticated reflection on England?s religious and military destiny in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the late sixteenth century took place in the circles around Sir Philip Sidney and then the 2nd Earl of Essex. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Similarly, the genesis of a new idea of a ?patriot? in the 1620s, against the backdrop of confessional conflict )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in Europe, surely deserves inclusion in any study of the political thinking of the period ? even if it were )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expressed in plays, newsbooks and brief pamphlets. New and often vastly conflicting views of the polity )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(were being explored within English political culture and if they are omitted then our understanding of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?political thought? will be diminished.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As a clear and accessible guide to the main, canonical, figures in British political thought, Burgess?s book is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and will be of great value, particularly to students. Yet it will be most useful if read in conjunction with other )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(works, including the excellent )] TJ ET BT 181.664 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(European Political Thought 1450?1700)] TJ ET BT 373.340 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Burgess has ensured that we can no )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(longer study political thought without religion and he has integrated British religion into the canon with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(great success. But the work of broadening the scope of political thought has not been completed, and it is to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be hoped that it will continue.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 578.499 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 547.882 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 547.877 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(European Political Thought 1450?1700: Religion, Law and Philosophy)] TJ ET BT 408.032 547.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Glenn Burgess and )] TJ ET BT 64.016 533.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Howell Lloyd \(New Haven, CT, 2008\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 253.316 533.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 253.316 532.227 m 307.304 532.227 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 519.370 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 519.365 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Q. Skinner, )] TJ ET BT 122.012 519.365 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Foundations of Modern Political Thought )] TJ ET BT 347.360 519.365 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2 vols., Cambridge: Cambridge University )] TJ ET BT 64.016 505.109 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Press, 1979\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 126.344 505.109 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 126.344 503.715 m 180.332 503.715 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 490.858 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 490.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(See in particular his )] TJ ET BT 162.668 490.853 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Politics of the Ancient Constitution: An Introduction to English Political )] TJ ET BT 64.016 476.597 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Thought 1603-1642 )] TJ ET BT 162.020 476.597 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 1993\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 439.340 476.597 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 439.340 475.203 m 493.328 475.203 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 462.346 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(4.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 462.341 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(J. 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