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The gentle Puritan : a life of Ezra Stiles, 1727-1795

Author: Edmund S Morgan
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprehensive biography of the New England clergyman, President of Yale during and after the American Revolution, whose letters, journals and notebooks supply us with information about his times.
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Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), 1916-
Gentle Puritan.
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)592972603
Online version:
Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), 1916-
Gentle Puritan.
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)607898792
Named Person: Ezra Stiles; Ezra Stiles; Ezra Stiles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund S Morgan
OCLC Number: 224443
Description: ix, 490 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The meaning of New England --
The Great Awakening --
Yale --
Infidelity --
Abigail --
Academic dignity --
The calling --
Newport --
A library of unwritten books --
Dreams of glory --
Puritanism enlightened --
The ministry --
Christian freedom --
Anglicophobia --
The edge of civil war --
Christian union and disunion --
The making of an American --
Uprooted --
Parson or president --
New Haven again --
Wartime president --
Peacetime battles --
The collegiate life --
The academic life --
The great reconciliation --
Private life of a president --
A Yale Jacobin.
Responsibility: by Edmund S. Morgan ; published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Comprehensive biography of the New England clergyman, President of Yale during and after the American Revolution, whose letters, journals and notebooks supply us with information about his times.

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