Divine Right of Kings vs. Individual Rights
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Does the legitimacy of government depend on the divinely instituted right of the monarch to rule or upon the natural rights of man and the consent of the governed? Debate on this issue spurred the English Civil War and continued long after the Restoration of 1660.
Titles & Essays
War & Peace
The 4th Day of Christmas: Dante Alighieri on human perfectibility and peace on earth (1559)