Lord Acton

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Acton, Lord (1834-1902)

by Gregory Gronbacher on Aug 15, 2008

Lord Acton was a respected British historian and an advocate for limited government, religious freedom, and the Christian perspective of positive liberty.

Excursions

Lord Acton and the History of Liberty, Part 3

featuring George H. Smith on Nov 11, 2015

George H. Smith discusses Acton’s thesis that the conflict between church and state in medieval Europe was vital to the progress of freedom.