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Book: Christenings make not Christians

Book: Christenings make not Christians

Post Date: 01/01/1654

Subtitle: A Briefe Discourse concerning that name Heathen

Not only did Roger Williams write the first book on the local native americans, he supported them in ways that were 400 years ahead of his time.

In 1645 Roger Williams wrote this small 25 page book. In it he documented that the English and Dutch refer to native americans as heathens and not always just to mean non-christians.

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