Tag Archives: Puritanism

Book Review: The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

The Puritans:  A Transatlantic History, by David D. Hall This book is really an essential book for someone to read if someone wants to understand the Puritans on their own terms and grasp the complexity of the experience of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritans, Pilgrims, And Merchants

Puritans, Pilgrims, And Merchants:  Founders Of The Northeastern Colonies, by Kieran Doherty Admittedly, this book takes a rather expansive look at what might be considered to be the Northeastern United States in that it not only looks at New England … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritans At Play

Puritans At Play:  Leisure And Recreation In Colonial New England, by Bruce C. Daniels It is an often-repeated canard that the Puritans were no fun at all and this book does a good job at demonstrating how that is simply … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Puritan Way Of Death

The Puritan Way Of Death:  A Study In Religion, Culture, And Social Change, by David E. Stannard As someone who has written an essay on aspects of the Puritan way of death [1], and someone who tends to reflect often … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Puritanism:  A Very Short Introduction, by Francis J. Bremer Although the quality of this series is wildly uneven [1], in general I am fond of reading these very short introductions of various subjects because the extreme brevity of the text … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pilgrims And Puritans: 1620-1676

Pilgrims & Puritans:  1620-1676 (The Drama Of American History #2), by Christopher Collier & James Lincoln Collier Despite the relatively small numbers of people who were involved in the Pilgrim (hundreds) and Puritan (tens of thousands) migrations to New England … Continue reading

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