Practice Question Four

Practice Question Four - John Winthrop: "Model of Christian...

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John Winthrop: “Model of Christian Charity” John Winthrop, 1630 1. Christian-centric; Religious: City on a Hill- Bibilical reference 2. Must adhere to the government because of the Lord: you won’t only be  punished by government for non-compliance, but also the  3. The Christian religion sets forth certain mores 4. For Winthrop, Government is the vehicle through which you should carry out  religion (for Tocqueville, religion is a structure; religion forms mores and  mores are the foundation of government)  5. For Winthrop, government confers duties, rather than rights 6. Tie in of laws of nature and moral, laws of grace and gospel in the government In order for society to exist, you need religion and government: they are  intertwined 7.  Law of Nature vs. Law of Grace Law of Nature= Law of Moral- law for man prior to the fall- man in his  Innocency- this is man’s natural state (ex: rich and poor) p.  84: 
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