The Puritan Family: Essays on Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England

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2014 Reprint of 1956 Second Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. The Puritans came to New England not merely to save their souls but to establish a "visible" kingdom of God, a society where outward conduct would be according to God's laws. This book discusses the desire of the Puritans to be socially virtuous and their wish to force social virtue upon others. Morgan provides a detailed discussion of the literature of the Puritans with bibliographical detail about ...

The Puritan Family: Essays on Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England 2014, Martino Fine Books

ISBN-13: 9781614276807

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