The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards / Edition 1

The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards / Edition 1

by Francis J. Bremer
     
 

The comprehensive history of a system of faith that shaped the nation.See more details below

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The comprehensive history of a system of faith that shaped the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874517286
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Series:
Library of New England
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Chronology
1The Origins and Growth of the Puritan Movement1
2Puritanism: Its Essence and Attraction15
3Sources of the Great Migration29
4Massachusetts: The Erection of a City on a Hill55
5Variations on a Theme: Connecticut, New Haven, Rhode Island, and the Eastern Frontier73
6Orthodoxy in New England: The Colony Level86
7Orthodoxy in New England: The Community101
8New England and Puritan England121
9The New England Way in an Age of Religious Ferment131
10Changes in Restoration New England141
11Challenges to the Faith: Pluralism and Declension154
12An Oppressed People: New England's Encounters with Metacom, Governor Andros, and the Witches168
13Art and Science in Colonial New England186
14Race Relations199
15New Directions: Puritanism in the Neglected Decades209
16Enlightenment and Evangelicalism225
Suggestions for Further Reading234
Index249

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