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From Puritan to Yankee

Richard L. Bushman

From Puritan to Yankee

character and the social order in Connecticut, 1690-1765

by Richard L. Bushman

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Connecticut -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • Connecticut -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard L. Bushman.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18936779M
    ISBN 100674325516
    LC Control Number79092680

    Yet, for our purposes today, and for the America of the future, this courageous adventure of seeking to live the New Testament life in the wilds of the New World cannot be deemed a failure. To Northerners, a Yankee is an Easterner. There is something for everyone in this series. I enjoyed From Puritan to Yankee, a thoughtful and well-done history of ideas, only slightly less than Refinement of Americaeven though a solid argument can be made that this is a much more dynamic tome. In the Southern States the word is unknown. But Bushnell rode the mainstream, even a little ahead of it at first, until, in the end, it moved too fast for him.

    My own Christian faith and learning would be seriously impoverished if I had not read some of these classic Puritan works. It was Jonathan Edwards who said "virtue is a kind of beauty. Don't miss it! The average man was not convinced. The Puritan cast off all these accretions of the centuries, repudiated all the compromises that the church had made with circumstances and with human nature, and found his absolute, his supreme court of authority, in the Bible.

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From Puritan to Yankee book It turns out that New England was unlike the all the other colonies which were more similar to the Chesapeake. For one thing, the Bible has a great deal to say about how government is to operate and how society is to be ordered; and about justice for the poor, the oppressed and non-hostile aliens.

Plymouth was founded by the Pilgrims From Puritan to Yankee book To Americans, a Yankee is a Northerner. Please call before going to store. The Awakening gave men a new vision of the good society. Yes, the Puritans worked hard and disparaged idleness, but that's an essential virtue in a pioneer society.

If he rejected the intercession of the saints, it was because he would meet God face to face. They also went to the Middle Colonies like Pennsylvania where they became farmers that exported grain.

That man was created for the glory of God, and that the unique duty and purpose of man was to serve God and do His will. Heavy precautions were taken by the New England leaders against the popular will's having a chance to express itself, for the Puritan upper class had no faith in the average man's capacity or virtue; human nature was vile, and wanted control and authority.

The center had moved left, and the left, represented by Unitarianism, had moved to a point where it was no longer Christian in any particular sense.

When the Civil War came, Bushnell became an ardent supporter of Lincoln, but on the basis of a rather different social philosophy. The Puritan cast off all these accretions of the centuries, repudiated all the compromises that the church had made with circumstances and with human nature, and found his absolute, his supreme court of authority, in the Bible.

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Early Connecticut towns effectively acted as corporations, disbursing lands to all admitted inhabitants, denying shares to those who moved out.

Which made it hard to get to church and be supervised to be sure you were practicing properly. Beginning in the late colonial period, many From Puritan to Yankee book Presbyterians, EpiscopaliansFrom Puritan to Yankee bookBaptistsor, later, Unitarians.

It is a powerful Trinitarian profiling from Scripture of the truth that fellowship with God is and must ever be the inside story of the real Christian's life. In the Southern States the word is unknown. What was the central core of Catholic thought in the Middle Ages?

In the 18th century, it referred to residents of New England descended from the original English settlers of the region.Get this from a library! From Puritan to Yankee: character and the social order in Connecticut, [Richard L Bushman]. Ähnliche Bücher wie From Puritan to Yankee: Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, (Center for the Study of the History of Liberty in America Book 4) (English Edition) Aufgrund der Dateigröße dauert der Download dieses Buchs möglicherweise 42comusa.coms: 2.

The years in America have usually been considered a waiting period prior to the Revolution. Bushman, in his study of colonial Connecticut, shows how, during these years, economic ambition and religious ferment profoundly altered Puritan society, enlarging the bounds of liberty and inspiring resistance to established authority.Richard Bushman, From Puritan to Yankee: Character pdf the Social Order in Pdf, List: 17thth Century Subjects: Religion, Republicanism, Revolution.

I enjoyed From Puritan to Yankee, a thoughtful and well-done history of ideas, only slightly less than Refinement of America, even though a solid argument can be made that this is a much more dynamic tome.From Puritan to Yankee (Paperback) Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, (Center for the Study of the History of Liberty in America #4) By Richard L.

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From Puritan to Yankee : Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690

Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: May 15, The name ebook came to be used to describe members of the Ebook of England who wished to purify it of all semblances to the Roman Catholic Church, in particular the liturgy, vestments and episcopal hierarchy.

The Puritans emphasized that they did not wish to destroy the Church of England, nor did they want to separate from it.