The Puritans: A Sourcebook of Their Writings

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Perry Miller, Thomas H. Johnson
Courier Corporation, 2014 M09 22 - 880 pages
Critically acclaimed classic lets Puritans speak for themselves in crucial documents covering history, theory of state and society, religion, customs, behavior, biographies and letters, poetry, literary theory, education, science, and more. Regarded by historian Samuel Eliot Morison as "the best selection ever made of Puritan literature, point of view and culture."

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Contents

THE PURITAN WAY of LIFE
1
THE PURITANs As LITERARY ARTIsts
64
Chapter I
81
FRANCIs HIGGINson e e
123
EDward JoHNson e
143
Chapter II
181
Readings
194
NATHANIEL WARD
225
Readings
465
Roger WILLIAMs
475
INCREASE MATHER
489
John WILLIAMs
530
EBeNezER TURELL
536
Chapter VI
545
Readings
552
ANNE BRADstreet
561

JonATHAN MITCHELL
237
WILLIAM Stoughton
243
SAMUEL WILLARD
250
John Wise
256
John BARNARD
270
JonATHAN MAYHEw A Discourse concerning Unlimited submission 277
277
Readings
290
John Cotton
314
INCREASE MATHER
334
URIAN Oakes
350
Joshua Moody
367
SAMUEL WILLARD
369
NOTES xix
xix
BIBLIOGRAPHIES
xxix
Chapter IV
379
Readings
395
INCREASE MATHER 41 I
411
SARAH KEMBLE KNIGHT
425
BIOGRAPHIES AND LETTERS
459
NATHANIEL WARD John Rogers AND John Norton
580
Edward Johnson
630
URIAN OAKEs
640
Edward TAYLOR
650
Roger Wolcort 656n
657
Chapter VII
665
MICHAEL WIGGLEsworth
673
John BULKLEY
680
Chapter VIII
695
Readings
701
Chapter IX
729
Readings
738
NoADIAH RUSSELL AND WILLIAM WILLIAMs
744
Cotton MATHER
750
THOMAS BRAttle
758
NOTES
765
BIBLIOGRAPHIES
777
INDEX
819

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