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Puritanism in old and New England.

Alan Simpson

Puritanism in old and New England.

by Alan Simpson

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puritans

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCharles R. Walgreen Foundation lectures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX9321 .S55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p.
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6180184M
    LC Control Number55013637
    OCLC/WorldCa1320250

    The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Shaping of New England Culture, In this Book. Additional Information. The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Shaping of New England Culture, Indeed, in Foster's analysis, changes in New England Puritanism after the first decades of settlement did not indicate Cited by:   14 Old England's Corruptions Come to New England 15 Waban's Reformation Part III Twilight, c. c. 16 English Puritanism under Persecution 17 English Puritanism Goes Public Again 18 Religious Pluralism Comes to Puritan New England 19 New England's Reformations Come of Age 20 New England's Puritan Brand: Yale University Press.

    Her book is both a rigorous work of scholarship and an artful plea for intellectual diversity. ” —The Times Literary Supplement “ Janice Knight has given us a provocative and elegant book that yields new understandings of Puritanism in old and New England This is a work of intellectual and literary history of a very high order. A panoramic new history of Puritanism in England, Scotland, and New England. Princeton University Press, Nov This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to .

    Current reading and teaching has made me aware of the peculiar strains and tendencies of Puritanism both in Old and New England. For instance, it does look to me like chapter eighteen in the Confession of Faith on Assurance is a direct result of debates among the Puritans about the relationship among good works done in preparation for. English Puritanism - by Kevin Sweeney. Puritanism. The name, “Puritan,” began in England as a derogatory term of abuse used to describe individuals who objected to various aspects of the established Church of England.. “Puritan” was never embraced by those religious dissenters to whom it was applied.


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Genre/Form: Church history History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simpson, Alan, Puritanism in old and New England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, This book, though old and out of print, is a must have in the study of Puritanism.

While I don't agree with all of the authors conclusions, it is a great Cited by: Puritanism in Old and New England by Simpson, puritanism old new england. but still a good reading copy. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations.

Puritanism in old and New England. book 1, satisfied customers since. We ship daily M-F. Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. The Puritans were members of a religious reform movement that arose in the late 16th century and held that the Church of England should eliminate ceremonies and practices not rooted in the Bible.

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While I don't agree with all of the authors conclusions, it is a great study for the history of Puritanism in New England. I never quite understood these guys, but this book set me down a road of study that I have never regretted and I think it will for you too/5(3).

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Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered. Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America.

Book Review: David D. Hall, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History David H. Hall’s The Puritans: A Transatlantic History is already being hailed as one of the best introductions ever written on the history of Puritanism. In the “Acknowledgements” section at the end of his book, Hall gives us an idea of his project, and especially its weaknesses.

David D. Hall is professor emeritus of American religious history at Harvard Divinity School. His books include Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England, A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, and The Faithful Shepherd: A History of the New England Ministry in the Seventeenth Century.

Wallace Marshall, Puritanism and Natural Theology (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, ), pp. H.L. Mencken once famously defined Puritanism as that “haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy!” Thanks to the work of Perry Miller and Leland Ryken, among others, the caricature of Puritans as “gloomy, obscurantist foes of science, merriment, progress, and.

Puritanism was a religious reformation movement that began in England in the late s. Its initial goal was removing any remaining links to Catholicism within the Church of England after its separation from the Catholic Church.

To do this, Puritans sought to change the structure and ceremonies of the : Brette Sember. “The chief care of the legislators [in the colonies of New England] was the maintenance of orderly conduct and good morals in the community: thus they constantly invaded the domain of conscience, and there was scarcely a sin which was no subject to magisterial censure.

This system came to be called the Congregational or "New England Way." According to Stout, "By locating power in the particular towns and defining institutions in terms of local covenants and mutual commitments, the dangers of mobility and atomism--the chief threats to stability in the New World--were minimized.

'Puritan' was originally a term of contempt, and 'Puritanism' has often been stereotyped by critics and admirers alike. As a distinctive and particularly intense variety of early modern Reformed Protestantism, it was a product of acute tensions within the post-Reformation Church of England.

But it was never monolithic or purely oppositional, and its impact. Lockley, Philip Puritans and Catholics in the Trans-Atlantic World – p. Cited by: 5. Puritanism in Old and New England.

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Abram Van Engen is associate professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow-Feeling in Early New England (Oxford Univ.

Press, ), and his second book, The Meaning of America: How the United States Became the City on a Hill, is under contract with Yale University Press. Puritanism, in the 16th and 17th cent., a movement for reform in the Church of England that had a profound influence on the social, political, ethical, and theological ideas of England and America.

Origins Historically Puritanism began early (c) in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I as a movement for religious reform.The book explores issues of gender, literature, politics and popular culture in addition to addressing the Puritans' core concerns such as theology and devotional praxis, and coverage extends to Irish, Welsh, Scottish and European versions of Puritanism as well as to English and American practice.Book Description: An innovative and compelling study of puritanism that follows the full sweep of the movement's history in England and America Begun in the mid-sixteenth century by Protestant nonconformists keen to reform England's church and society while saving their own souls, the puritan movement was a major catalyst in the great cultural changes that transformed the early .