Category Archives: George Lawson

Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine is now done. This is the last chapter of the book, which means I’ve now worked through all the chapters in the revision I’ve done while in Seattle. I leave tomorrow. I’ve posted quite a bit about this … Continue reading

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George Lawson, Politica Sacra et Civilis

A text from 1659. From Chapter II, section 3: The name in Hebrew is ‘am in Greek polis and that may come of polus because the matter of a community is a multitude, in Latin, civitas, populus, and here observe, … Continue reading

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