A Lively Experiment: Reflections on the Charter of 1663 publication (PDF Document, 12.57 MB)
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A Lively Experiment: Reflections on the Charter of 1663 publication
The publication, “A Lively Experiment: Reflections on the Charter of 1663” was made possible through major funding support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The publication consists of an Introduction by Ted Widmer and the following essays, “The Charter of 1663, Major Milestone on the Road to Religious Liberty” by J. Stanley Lemons; “Laboratory for ‘The Lively Experiment’” by Patrick Conley; “’Jews, Turks, and Infidels’: How Rhode Island’s Lively Experiment Helped Chart the American Way” by C. Morgan Grefe; and “Rhode Island’s Gift to the World” by Ted Widmer.
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