Scholars Decrypt Newly Found Ancient Text

How did a team of scholars decrypted a secret language—and discover the last known work of the American theologian, Roger Williams? The authors’ last known theological work lurking in the margins of an old book in an encrypted secret code—”An Essay Towards the Reconciling of Differences Among Christians,” has been hiding on a shelf for many years collecting dust.

Roger Williams Lost Language

Though the work does not significantly alter our understanding of Williams, according to J. Stanley Lemons, a professor emeritus at Rhode Island College and a Williams specialist, it’s now Williams’ last known work of theology and confirmation that the radical theologian remained staunch in his convictions into the twilight of his life.

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