Puritanism : a very short introduction / Francis J. Bremer, Monographie imprimée

Main Author: Bremer, Francis J.Language: anglais.Country: EtatsUnis.Publication : New York : Oxford University Press, c2009Description: 1 vol. (X-122 p.) : ill. ; 18 cmISBN: 978-0-19-533455-5; 0-19-533455-8.Series: Very short introductions, 212Dewey: 285/.9, 22Contents note: Reforming the English reformation Puritan experiments ˆThe ‰puritan and his God Living the puritan life ˆThe ‰puritan and his neighbors Puritans and the larger society ˆThe ‰puritan legacy Abstract: Written by a leading expert on the Puritans, this brief, informative volume offers a wealth of background on this key religious movement. This book traces the shaping, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world, while also examining the role of religion in the shaping of American society and the role of the Puritan legacy in American history. It also examines the effort of Puritans who left England to establish a godly kingdom in America. Bremer examines puritan theology, views on family and community, their beliefs about the proper relationship between religion and public life, the limits of toleration, the balance between individual rights and one's obligation to others, and the extent to which public character should be shaped by private religious belief.Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index..Subject - Topical Name: Puritanisme | Puritains List(s) this item appears in: Agrégation anglais 2023 - Puritanisme en GB (1559-1642)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reforming the English reformation Puritan experiments ˆThe ‰puritan and his God Living the puritan life ˆThe ‰puritan and his neighbors Puritans and the larger society ˆThe ‰puritan legacy

Written by a leading expert on the Puritans, this brief, informative volume offers a wealth of background on this key religious movement. This book traces the shaping, triumph, and decline of the Puritan world, while also examining the role of religion in the shaping of American society and the role of the Puritan legacy in American history. It also examines the effort of Puritans who left England to establish a godly kingdom in America. Bremer examines puritan theology, views on family and community, their beliefs about the proper relationship between religion and public life, the limits of toleration, the balance between individual rights and one's obligation to others, and the extent to which public character should be shaped by private religious belief

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