Brock prof explores John Milton’s discussions on toleration, nationalism in new book | Brock News

SJRI’s Elizabeth Sauer examines Milton’s many works – the most famous including Areopagitica and Paradise Lost – to see how Milton developed concepts of toleration and liberty that informed discourses of English nation-building.

Milton produced his poetry, essays, speeches and other works during the political, social and philosophical turmoil of an England ruled by Oliver Cromwell, who contributed to varying degrees to a climate of ‘toleration.’

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