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Source Exercise 6: The Divine Right of Kings 9

To forbid the teaching of these doctrines to students within the University. But also, by extension, in the wider society, to discourage such teachings in public debate, pamphlets, and sermons. It was still a commonplace view that public authority should control, through censorship, what was taught and disseminated.

2. What kinds of 'language' of political argument are represented in the five condemned propositions?


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