English Puritanism, 1603-1689

English Puritanism, 1603-1689

by John Spurr
     
 

ISBN-10: 031221426X

ISBN-13: 9780312214265

Pub. Date: 10/15/1998

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Who were the Puritans of Stuart England? Were they apostles of liberty who fled from persecution to the New World? Or were they intolerant fanatics, intent on bringing godliness to Stuart England? This study provides a clear narrative of the rise and fall of the Puritans across the troubled 17th century.  See more details below

Overview

Who were the Puritans of Stuart England? Were they apostles of liberty who fled from persecution to the New World? Or were they intolerant fanatics, intent on bringing godliness to Stuart England? This study provides a clear narrative of the rise and fall of the Puritans across the troubled 17th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312214265
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Series:
Social History in Perspective Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Puritans and Puritanism
The Odious Name of Puritan
Puritans
The Rise and Fall of the Puritans
The Origins of Puritans (1558-1603)
Jacobean Puritans (1603-1625)
Puritans Before the Civil War (1618-1637)
Puritans and the Civil War (1637-1649)
Puritans in Power (1649-1662)
Puritans from Uniformity to Toleration (1662-1689)
The Puritan Experience
Puritans and the Promise
Puritans and the Word
Puritan Life
Conclusion
Notes and References
Glossary
Select Bibliography
Index

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