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The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented, trans. Theophilus Dorrington, ed. with an Introduction by Simone Zurbruchen (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2002).
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The Conclusion.All these things being weighed it seems to me that this Dissention cannot be taken away at once, or in the twinkling of an Eye. But the Remedy must be expected from time: The process of which may produce much for the Reconciling the Minds of both sides. In the mean while this would very much promote the Affair: If not only the Protestant Princes, notwithstanding these Controversies, would set themselves to defend the common Cause against the Papists who are equally Enemies to both, but also the Divines of both Parties would industriously oppose the common Enemy. If these would mildly and modestly handle the Controversies which are among them, abstain from inhumane Hatred, Cavils, Calumnies, and damning one another, and not omit the Duties of Christian and Brotherly Charity towards each other for their disagreeing Opinions. Lastly, If they would not contend, or strive which shall overcome the other by disputing, so much as which of them shall with greater endeavour conform their Lives to the Precepts of Christ: So it might be hoped that the Spirit of Peace would heal by degrees the exasperated Minds of Men, so as that casting away what is Vain and Erroneous, they might conspire in the Unity of the Faith.
If any thing in this Work is fallen from me, disagreeing with the Genuine Sense of Holy Scripture, beside my Intention, let it be as not said.
S. D. G.
F I N I S.
Selected Works by Samuel Pufendorf with the Titles under Which They Appeared in English
De statu imperii Germanici (The Present State of Germany) by Severinus de Monzambano (Pufendorf). 1667.
De jure naturae et gentium libri octo (The Law of Nature and Nations). 1672.
De officio hominis et civis juxta legem naturalem libri duo (The Whole Duty of Man According to Natural Law). 1673.
Basilii Hyperetae [Pufendorf’s] Historische und politische Beschreibung der geistlichen Monarchie des Stuhls zu Rom (An Historical and Political Description of the Spiritual Monarchy of Rome, never translated into English). 1679. Later included in the following work.
Einleitung zu der Historie der vornehmsten Reiche und Staaten so itziger Zeit in Europa sich befinden (An Introduction to the History of the Principal Kingdoms and States of Europe). 1682–86.
De habitu religionis christianae ad vitam civilem (Of the Nature and Qualification of Religion in Reference to Civil Society). 1687.
Jus feciale divinum sive de consensu et dissensu protestantium exercitatio posthuma (The Divine Feudal Law: Or, Covenants with Mankind, Represented). 1695.
Studies Related to Religion and Theology
Dingel, Irene. “Recht und Konfession bei Samuel von Pufendorf.” In Recht-Macht-Gerechtigkeit, ed. Joachim Mehlhausen (Gütersloh: Kaiser, Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 1998), 516–40.
Döring, Detlef. Pufendorf-Studien: Beiträge zur Biographie Samuel von Pufendorfs und zu seiner Entwicklung als Historiker und theologischer Schriftsteller (Berlin: Duncker and Humblot, 1992).
—————. “Untersuchungen zur Entwicklung der theologischen und religionspolitischen Vorstellungen Samuel von Pufendorfs.” In Religion und Religiosität im Zeitalter des Barock, part 2, ed. Dieter Breuer (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1995), 873–82.
Duchhardt, Heinz, and Gerhard May (eds.). Union–Konversion–Toleranz: Dimensionen der Annäherung zwischen den christlichen Konfessionen im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert (Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 2000).
Hunter, Ian. Rival Enlightenments: Civil and Metaphysical Philosophy in Early Modern Germany (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).
Otte, Hans, and Richard Schenk (eds.). Die Reunionsgespräche im Niedersachsen des 17. Jahrhunderts. Rojas y Spinola–Molan–Leibniz (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999).
Rabe, Horst. Naturrecht und Kirche bei Samuel von Pufendorf (Cologne: Böhlau, 1958).
Zurbuchen, Simone. “Samuel Pufendorf’s Concept of Toleration.” In Difference and Dissent: Theories of Toleration in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. Cary J. Nederman and John C. Laursen (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996), 163–84.
—————. “From Denominationalism to Enlightenment: Pufendorf, Le Clerc, and Thomasius on Toleration.” In Religious Toleration: “The Variety of Rites” from Cyrus to Defoe, ed. John C. Laursen (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999), 191–209.
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