Modern Editions of Classic Works for Readers TodayrnAREOPAGITICAAND OTHERrnPOLITICAL WRITINGS OFrnJOHN MILTONrnForeword by John AlvisrnAs poet, statesman, and pamphleteer, John Milton remainsrnone of the singular champions of liberty in the annals ofrnhistory. Even in his mediations on theology Milton strove torndemonstrate that liberty—of conscience—is one of therninviolable rights of free peoples. In his theological writings hernseeks to unite ancient philosophy and the authority of thernJudeo-Christian scriptures to support the concept of free,rnrepublican government. During the crises that wrackedrnEnglish life and liberties during the seventeenth century,rnMilton’s was one of the indispensable voices and pens. Hernpublished several revolutionary manifestos, two worksrndefending regicide, and of course the famous Areopagitica orrndefense of freedom of expression and the press againstrncensorship. John Alvis has collected into a superb one-volumernedition all of Milton’s political writings of enduringrnimportance. These include the entirety of Areopagitica, ThernTenure of Kings a^td Magistrates, A Defence of the People of England,rnThe Second Defence of the People of England, The Readie and EasiernWay to Establish a Tree Commonwealth, and Mr John Milton’srnCharacter of the Long Parliament.rnJohn Milton (1608-1674) was the author also oi Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained and ser’ed as Latinrnsecretary to Oliver Cromwell during the Commonwealth.rnJohn Alvis is Professor of English at the University of Dallas and the Institute for Philosophic Studies.rn456 + xvi pages. Foreword, note on the text, index.rnHardcoverrnPaperbackrn$20.00rn$12.00rn(Indiana residents add 5% sales tax)rn0-86597-196-Xrn0-86597-197-8rnCall 800-955-8335 Li^pWy Furicl ^’^ P^-^’rnFax 317-579-6060rnor write:rnshipping onrnprepaid orders.rn8335 Allison Pointe Trail, Suite #300, Dept. S120, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1684rnExplore Liberty Fund’s catalogue on the World Wide Webrnat ww^^,’.libertyfund.orgrnrnrn