The Puritans
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The Puritans A History in Documents by Bruce C. Daniels

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English

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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL10133234M
ISBN 100195132777
ISBN 109780195132779

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A reexamination of Puritanism spanning the British Isles and American Colonies. Hall (Emeritus, Religious History/Harvard Divinity School; A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England, , etc.) sets out to explore the origins, triumphs, and defeats of the Puritan movement as it was manifested in England, Scotland, America, . The Book of Sports did give the Puritans an out: They could either ‘conform themselves’ or ‘leave the country.’ And so thousands of Puritans left for North America between and Eventually, of course, the Puritans took power in England and Charles lost his head.   The answer is always the same – Banner books and the Puritans. It is with the greatest urgency that I encourage every young Christian to read the Puritans, and the very best place to start is the Puritan Paperback Series from Banner of Truth.’ — PAUL WASHER ‘I started reading the Puritan Paperbacks when I was in college. I’ve read. It is designed to encourage you to think more deeply about the Puritans, their message, their example, and how we can apply the truths of God’s Word appropriately in our lives, and in our generation – All to the glory of God. INTRODUCTION TO THE PURITANS BOOK. Special cloth-bound gift book.

Puritan Publications overcomes that difficulty by offering Reformed and Puritan books that are not generally long (under pages most of the time), and carefully edited with modern readers in mind. We take time to update the difficult language of the Reformation and Puritanism without losing the intention of the original authors.   The Puritans were members of a religious reform movement that arose in the late 16th century and held that the Church of England should eliminate ceremonies and practices not rooted in the Bible. by Joel R. Beeke and Randall J. Pederson Chapters on who the Puritans are, why we should read them, and short histories of the English, Scottish and Dutch Puritans. Books About Puritans. The English Puritan s by John Brown (free online version) Worldly Saints by Dr. Leland Ryken. The Puritan s: Their Origins and Successors by Lloyd-Jones. Book Review: David D. Hall, The Puritans: A Transatlantic History David H. Hall’s The Puritans: A Transatlantic History is already being hailed as one of the best introductions ever written on the history of Puritanism. In the “Acknowledgements” section at the end of his book, Hall gives us an idea of his project, and especially its weaknesses.

The author of this book, Thomas Brooks, says that “Christ, the Scripture, your own hearts, and Satan’s devices, are the four prime things that should be first and most studied and searched.” This book gives us an example of how seriously the Puritans took sin, a lesson which all modern day believers could take note of. Not always a fascinating read, but The American Puritans is a brief anthology accompanied by good, solid scholarship from back in the day () when a scholar's goal was to teach a beloved subject and bring clarity to it for those who wanted to learn rather than to posture, preen, and win the prize for most pretentious prose/5. Free eBooks from A Puritan's Mind and Puritan Publications Get these original works onto your computer, laptop or phone. Today, many Christians are turning back to the puritans to, “walk in the old paths,” of God’s word, and to continue to proclaim old truth that glorifies Jesus Christ.   Since the Puritans wanted to change Anglican worship by, among other things, ridding priests of expensive robes, putting an end to kneeling for Communion and doing away with the Book of Common.