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Author: John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
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Title: Essays in Religion, Politics, and Morality (Selected Writings of Lord Acton)
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Publisher: Liberty Fund (February 1, 1988)
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Essays in Religion, Politics, and Morality (Selected Writings of Lord Acton) by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton



John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1804-1902) was born to a wealthy English aristocrat and become a brilliant scholar. He was Victorian England's most renowned historian and political thinker. Acton was a Roman Catholic educated under the Catholic historian Ignaz von Dollinger in Munich. The fourth and final section features an intriguing collection of quotations on various topics like Liberty, Conscience, Church, Democracy, Federalism, Nationality, Property and Socialism to name a few.

Lord Acton's essays on liberal Catholicism demonstrate the breadth and brilliance of his thought and the strength of his advocacy as the liberal intellectual of the last century. Professor S. W. Jackson, University of Victoria. Volume III focuses on the intersection of religion with moral and political issues. Also included are three important essays, "Human Sacrifice," "Ge Lord Acton's essays on liberal Catholicism demonstrate the breadth and brilliance of his thought and the strength of his advocacy as the liberal intellectual of the last century. John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, and usually referred to simply as Lord Acton, was an English historian. Books by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton.

39 quotes from John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton: 'A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times. 'Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political en., and 'Absolute power corrupts absolutely'. A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton.

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John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, 1st Baron Acton (10 January 1834 – 19 June 1902) was an English historian, commonly known as Lord Acton. There are two things which cannot be attacked in front: ignorance and narrow-mindedness. They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities. They will not bear discussion. Letter (23 January 1861), published in Lord Acton and his Circle (1906) by Abbot Francis Aidan Gasquet, Letter 74.

John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, KCVO DL (10 January 1834 – 19 June 1902), was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer. He was the only son of Sir Ferdinand Dalberg-Acton, 7th Baronet, and a grandson of the Neapolitan admiral and prime minister Sir John Acton, 6th Baronet. Between 1837 and 1869 he was known as Sir John Dalberg-Acton, 8th Baronet. Jackson, University of Victoria Volume III focuses on the intersection of religion with moral and political issues. Also included are three important essays, "Human Sacrifice," "George Eliot's Life," and "Buckle's Philosophy of History.

Lord Acton's essays on liberal Catholicism demonstrate the breadth and brilliance of his thought and the strength of his advocacy as the liberal intellectual of the last century.

— Professor S. W. Jackson, University of Victoria

Volume III focuses on the intersection of religion with moral and political issues. Also included are three important essays, "Human Sacrifice," "George Eliot's Life," and "Buckle's Philosophy of History." The last section is composed of nearly two hundred pages of excerpts from Acton's remarkable letters and unpublished notes.