Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth Century New England

Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth Century New England

by Edmund S. Morgan
     
 

The Puritans came to New England not merely to save their souls but to establish a "visible" kingdom of God, a society where outward conduct would be according to God's laws. This book discusses the desire of the Puritans to be socially virtuous and their wish to force social virtue upon others.

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The Puritans came to New England not merely to save their souls but to establish a "visible" kingdom of God, a society where outward conduct would be according to God's laws. This book discusses the desire of the Puritans to be socially virtuous and their wish to force social virtue upon others.

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American Socio.Review
These essays are well documented with abundant sources...The material has been well assimilated and the result is entertaining and instructive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061312274
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1966
Series:
Harper Perennial
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,163,209
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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