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Seers of God : Puritan providentialism in the Restoration and early Enlightenment

Author: Michael P Winship
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1996.
Series: Early America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This study asks: how did the logic of Puritanism square itself with the increasingly hostile assumptions of the early Enlightenment?; and, faced with a new intellectual world largely opposed to Puritanism, how did Puritans try to maintain credibility?
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Genre/Form: Church history
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Named Person: Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Winship
ISBN: 0801863767 9780801863769
OCLC Number: 53381053
Description: 225 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Early America.
Responsibility: Michael P. Winship.

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