The Puritan Dilemma

Biography of the colonial leader.

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  • Author : Edmund S. Morgan
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN : 9780321328861
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Milton and the Puritan Dilemma, 1641-1660

Milton and the Puritan Dilemma, 1641-1660
  • Author : Arthur E. Barker
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 15 December 1976
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This analysis of the progressive definition of John Milton’s social, political, and religious opinions during the fertile years of the Puritan Revolution has become a classic work of scholarship in the thirty-five years since it was first published. Professor Barker interprets Milton’s development in the light of his personal problems and of the changing climate of opinion among his revolutionary associates.

The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson

The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson
  • Author : Michael Paul Winship,Michael P. Winship
  • Publisher : Landmark Law Cases & American
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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Anne Hutchinson was perhaps the most famous Englishwoman in colonial American history, viewed in later centuries as a crusader for religious liberty and a prototypical feminist. Michael Winship disentangles what really happened from the legends that have misrepresented her for so long

Race and Redemption in Puritan New England

Race and Redemption in Puritan New England
  • Author : Richard A. Bailey
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 May 2011
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As colonists made their way to New England in the early seventeenth century, they hoped their efforts would stand as a "citty upon a hill." Living the godly life preached by John Winthrop would have proved difficult even had these puritans inhabited the colonies alone, but this was not the case: this new landscape included colonists from Europe, indigenous Americans, and enslaved Africans. In Race and Redemption in Puritan New England, Richard A. Bailey investigates the ways that colonial New

Heavenly Merchandize

Heavenly Merchandize
  • Author : Mark Valeri
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2010
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Heavenly Merchandize offers a critical reexamination of religion's role in the creation of a market economy in early America. Focusing on the economic culture of New England, it views commerce through the eyes of four generations of Boston merchants, drawing upon their personal letters, diaries, business records, and sermon notes to reveal how merchants built a modern form of exchange out of profound transitions in the puritan understanding of discipline, providence, and the meaning of New England. Mark Valeri traces

John Winthrop

John Winthrop
  • Author : Michael Parker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 October 2013
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Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community and eventually became the governor of Massachusetts. Winthrop is remembered for his role in the Puritan migration to the colonies and for delivering what is probably the most famous lay sermon in American history, "A

Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America

Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America
  • Author : Edmund S. Morgan
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 September 1989
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"The best explanation that I have seen for our distinctive combination of faith, hope and naiveté concerning the governmental process." —Michael Kamman, Washington Post This book makes the provocative case here that America has remained politically stable because the Founding Fathers invented the idea of the American people and used it to impose a government on the new nation. His landmark analysis shows how the notion of popular sovereignty—the unexpected offspring of an older, equally fictional notion, the "divine

John Winthrop's World

John Winthrop's World
  • Author : James G. Moseley
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 17 May 1992
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One of the most famous American journals is that of 17th century Puritan leader John Winthrop. As the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, an office he held with few interruptions for two decades, he worked to establish a society in which he thought true Christianity could flourish, beyond the reach of the unfaithful Church of England. Winthrop's journal has provided a window into a world that, while unfamiliar, continues to influence our sense of the meaning of America.

The American Puritans

The American Puritans
  • Author : Dustin W. Benge,Nate Pickowicz
  • Publisher : Reformation Heritage Books
  • Release : 20 May 2020
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In The American Puritans , Dustin Benge and Nate Pickowicz tell the story of the first hundred years of Reformed Protestantism in New England through the lives of nine key figures: William Bradford, John Winthrop, John Cotton, Thomas Hooker, Thomas Shepard, Anne Bradstreet, John Eliot, Samuel Willard, and Cotton Mather. Here is sympathetic yet informed history, a book that corrects many myths and half-truths told about the American Puritans while inspiring a current generation of Christians to let their light shine