Books By: Findley, William

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Observations on The Two Sons of Oil

Observations on “The Two Sons of Oil”: Containing a Vindication of the American Constitutions and Defending the Blessings of Religious Liberty and Toleration, Against the Illiberal Strictures of the Rev. Samuel B. Wylie By William Findley
Edited and with an Introduction by John Caldwell

American Founding American History

Observations on “The Two Sons of Oil” was written in 1811 in response to the Reverend Samuel B. Wylie’s work, The Two Sons of Oil, which was published in 1803. In this work of radical Presbyterian theology, Wylie pointed out what he considered to be deficiencies in the constitutions of both Pennsylvania and the United States and declared them to be immoral.