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English puritanism, 1603-1689

Author: John Spurr
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1998.
Series: Social history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Puritans of seventeenth-century England have been blamed for everything from the English civil war to the rise of capitalism. But who were the Puritans of Stuart England? How did their neighbors identify them, and how did they recognize one another? 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Spurr
ISBN: 0333601882 9780333601884 0333601890 9780333601891 031221426X 9780312214265 9781349268542 1349268542
OCLC Number: 70733351
Description: 1 online resource (x, 245 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
PART ONE: PURITANS AND PURITANISM --
The Odious Name of Puritan --
Puritans --
PART TWO: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE PURITANS --
The Origins of Puritans (1558-1603) --
Jacobean Puritans (1603-1630) --
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) --
PART THREE: THE PURITAN EXPERIENCE --
Puritans and the Promise --
Puritans and the Word --
Puritan Life --
Conclusion --
Glossary --
Select Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Social history in perspective.
Responsibility: John Spurr.

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The Puritans of seventeenth century England have been blamed for everything from the English civil war to the rise of capitalism. Readers will find this book an indispensable guide, not only to the  Read more...

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