Yıl 2020, Cilt 19 , Sayı 74, Sayfalar 760 - 776 2020-03-23

THE ANALYSIS OF THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND RELIGION THROUGH THE WORKS OF JOHN BROWN (1715—1766)
THE ANALYSIS OF THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND RELIGION THROUGH THE WORKS OF JOHN BROWN (1715—1766)

JOHN BROWN (1715-1766)’UN ESERLERİNDEKİ ÖZGÜRLÜK VE DİN İLİŞKİSİNİN ANALİZİ

Pervin YİĞİT [1]


In eighteenth century, England and France were considered as the super powers of the world. Due to this competition between them, each empire was trying to preserve their establishment. Apart from political conditions, philosophical and social values that had been changing under the light of Enlightenment were regarded as perils to social order of the kingdoms in Europe. This led some intellectuals and religious men of the period to work on the maintenance of their societies. John Brown (1715-1766) as a religious man was also involved in this mission. Yet, his early works were mostly focus on morality and individuality. In this paper, his early works are analyzed in detail in order to indicate his moral theory which was constructed independently from the principles of Protestantism and Anglicanism. Afterwards the differences between his early works and the later works are examined and the political worries of the English establishment are explained through them. In this paper it is argued that English establishment aimed to defend the maintenance of their society by making religion as a political instrument in the conditions of the eighteenth century as could clearly be seen in Brown’s works. 

In eighteenth century, England and France were considered as the super powers of the world. Due to this competition between them, each empire was trying to preserve their establishment. Apart from political conditions, philosophical and social values that had been changing under the light of Enlightenment were regarded as perils to social order of the kingdoms in Europe. This led some intellectuals and religious men of the period to work on the maintenance of their societies. John Brown (1715-1766) as a religious man was also involved in this mission. Yet, his early works were mostly focus on morality and individuality. In this paper, I analyzed his early works in detail in order to indicate his moral theory which was constructed independently from the principles of Protestantism and Anglicanism. Afterwards the differences between his early works and the later works are examined and the political worries of the English establishment are explained through them. I argue that English establishment aimed to defend the maintenance of their society by making religion as a political instrument in the conditions of the eighteenth century as could clearly be seen in Brown’s works. 

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Orcid: 0000-0002-8060-8563
Yazar: Pervin YİĞİT (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Arkın Yaratıcı Sanatlar ve Tasarım Üniversitesi
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Başvuru Tarihi : 2 Ağustos 2019
Kabul Tarihi : 29 Ocak 2020
Yayımlanma Tarihi : 23 Mart 2020

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APA YİĞİT, P . (2020). THE ANALYSIS OF THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND RELIGION THROUGH THE WORKS OF JOHN BROWN (1715—1766). Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 19 (74) , 760-776 . DOI: 10.17755/esosder.600651
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Chicago YİĞİT, P . "THE ANALYSIS OF THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND RELIGION THROUGH THE WORKS OF JOHN BROWN (1715—1766)". Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi 19 (2020 ): 760-776
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Vancouver YİĞİT P . THE ANALYSIS OF THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN FREEDOM AND RELIGION THROUGH THE WORKS OF JOHN BROWN (1715—1766). Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi. 2020; 19(74): 776-760.