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Jeremiah Burroughs

Jeremiah Burroughs (1600-1646) was an English Congregationalist and a well-known Puritan preacher. It is said that he harmoniously combined in his own person qualities that might be considered incompatible: a fervent zeal for doctrinal purity and worship and a peaceable spirit which longed and labored for Christian unity. It is said that his heart was broken by the divisions among the Puritan reformers in the 1640s and that this contributed to his premature death at age forty-six. Among his...See more