"Thou shalt not extinguish thine anger, but shall master it,
that thy conscience may not be blunted by adjustment
to wrong causes." -The Dutch Ten Commandments to Foil the Nazis
I am both a political theorist specializing in the 16th/17th century and a Protestant, so while I will probably buy this, a book in which volume 1 ends with Machiavelli and volume 2 begins with Hobbes makes me break out in hives. After all, it's not like anything important happened between 1513 and 1651.