Monday, 26 March 2007

Where are they coming from? Where are they going to? - # 58

This tiny 15th Century church, overshadowed by 21st Century bustle, has seen it all. It is the site of important events in the evolution of modern parliamentary democracy, and the ideas expressed there must be understood if we are to understand revolution and popular movement in our times. Absolute Rulers beware: religious fundamentalists pause and take care. Those who seek to understand England take note. The site of the Putney Debates 1647.


  1. An interesting point, but as governments refer to Parliament less and less has our democracy come to a crisis?

    Sorry about the double posting last time!

  2. Hmm - democracy's come a long way since then. It's the democratic fundamentalists I worry about