CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, ISAAC BACKUS 1773 In civil states the power of the whole collective body is vested in a few hands, that they may with better advantage defend themselves against injuries from abroad, and correct abuses at home, for which end a few have a right to judge for the...
CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 18TH CENTURY SERMONS Excerpt from An Appeal to the Public for Religious Liberty, by Isaac Backus 1773 It is supposed by multitudes, that in submitting to government we give up some part of our liberty, because they imagine that there is something in their nature incompatible with each other....