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Best Puritan Books That Will Hook You

Here is a list of the best Puritan books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance by Kai T. Erikson (1969-04-03) (1827)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouPaperback Publisher: Wiley, John Sons (1827) ASIN: B01FIYCPX2 Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,351,354 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Kai T. Erikson

2. The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards (Library of New England) (1995)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouThis revised and updated edition of an out-of-print classic once again makes the broad background of Puritanism accessible to students and general readers. Based on a chronology that begins with the Act of Supremacy in 1534 and ends with Jonathan Edwards’s death in 1758, Francis J. Bremer’s interpretive synthesis of the causes and contexts of the Puritan movement integrates analyses of the religious, political, sociological, economic, and cultural changes wrought by the movement in both Old and New England. From meeting house architecture to Salem witch trials, from relations with Native Americans to the founding…
Author(s): Francis J. Bremer

3. From Puritan to Yankee Character and the Social Orde (2000)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouWe sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged. We welcome further inquiries. #8,457,607 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #8431 in U.S. Colonial Period History Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): R.L. Bushman

4. Worldly Saints: The Puritans As They Really Were (1990)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook You“Ryken’s Worldly Saints offers a fine introduction to seventeenth-century Puritanism in its English and American contexts. The work is rich in quotations from Puritan worthies and is ideally suited to general readers who have not delved widely into Puritan literature. It will also be a source of information and inspiration to those who seek a clearer understanding of the Puritan roots of American Christianity.” -Harry Stout, Yale University “…the typical Puritans were not wild men, fierce and freaky, religious fanatics and social extremists, but sober, conscientious, and cultured citizens, persons of principle,…
Author(s): Leland Ryken

5. The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions (1975)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouThe strength of Puritan character and life lay in prayer and meditation. In this practice the spirit of prayer was regarded as of first importance and the best form of prayer, for living prayer is the characteristic of genuine spirituality. Yet prayer is also vocal and may therefore on occasions be written. Consequently in the Puritan tradition there are many written prayers and meditations which constitute an important corpus of inspiring devotional literature. Too often ex tempore prayer lacks variety, order and definiteness. The reason for this lies partly in a neglect of due preparation. It is here…
Author(s): Arthur Bennett

6. A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life (2010)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouA moving and challenging exploration of the teachings and beliefs of the Puritans, this book calls today’s Christians to move from spiritual superficiality and follow the Puritans’ example of spiritual maturity. #168,358 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #960 in History of Christianity (Books) #1002 in Christian Church History (Books) #2411 in Christian Inspirational Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Packer PH.D, Prof J I

7. God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation (2015)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouDuring the seventeenth century, English Puritan pastors often encouraged their congregations in the spiritual discipline of meditating on God and His Word. Today, however, much of evangelicalism is either ignorant of or turned off to the idea of meditation. In God’s Battle Plan for the Mind, pastor David Saxton seeks to convince God s people of the absolute necessity for personal meditation and motivate them to begin this work themselves. But he has not done this alone. Rather, he has labored through numerous Puritan works in order to bring together…
Author(s): David W. Saxton

8. The Puritan Hope (2014)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouIn ‘The Puritan Hope’, the author, employing both exposition of Scripture and much historical and biographical material, sets out the case for believing that it is not orthodox to indulge in gloom over the prospect for Christianity in the world. #655,043 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #10847 in Christian Bible Study (Books) #144 in Presbyterian Christianity Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Iain H. Murray

9. The Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England (1966)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouThe 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. #605,874 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #891 in Sociology of Marriage & Family (Books) #1079 in U.S. Colonial Period History #2351 in Sociology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Edmund S. Morgan

10. The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop (Library of American Biography) (2006)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook You  In every aspect of our society today we see the workings of the tension between individual freedom and the demands of authority.  Here is the story of the people that brought this idea to our shores: the Puritans.  Edmund Morgan relates the hardships and triumphs of the Puritan movement through this vivid account of its most influential leader, John Winthrop.   The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored.  Paperback, brief,…
Author(s): Edmund S. Morgan

11. A Puritan Theology Study Guide (2016)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouIf you wish to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Savior, there is no group of writers that can assist you more than the Puritans. In the groundbreaking book A Puritan Theology: Doctrine for Life, Joel R. Beeke and Mark Jones offer in one large volume the first systematic theology of the Puritans ever written. Now, A Puritan Theology Study Guide, which has been requested by many, can assist you in mining the riches of this volume, enabling you to wed the doctrines and practice of the Christian more closely in your own life, so as to glorify the triune God and be more conformed to Christ in your daily…
Author(s): Joel R. Beeke, Mark Jones

12. The American School (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education) (2018)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouThis current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. In his signature straight-forward, concise style, Joel Spring provides a variety of interpretations of American schooling, from conservative to leftist, in order to spark the reader’s own critical thinking about history and schools. This tenth edition follows the history of American education from the seventeenth century to the integration into global capitalism of the twenty-first century to the tumultuous current political…
Author(s): Joel Spring

13. My Father’s Kingdom: A Novel of Puritan New England (2017)

 Best Puritan Books That Will Hook YouThe year is 1671 and New England is in turmoil. Fifty years after the Pilgrims’ miraculous alliance with the great Massasoit and the Wampanoag nation, friend has become foe. Thrust into the center of events is Reverend Israel Brewster, an idealistic young minister with a famous grandfather and a tragic past. Meanwhile, Massasoit’s son Metacomet, known as “King Philip” by the English, is tormented by both the present and the past. He is watching the resources and culture of the Wampanoag nation fade away at the hands of the English and desperately wishes to restore hope and security to his…
Author(s): James W. George

Best Puritan Books That Will Hook You

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The Lost Discipline of Conversation: Surprising Lessons in Spiritual Formation Drawn from the English Puritans

Author(s): Jung, Joanne J. Jung, Joanne J.
ID: 2516119, Publisher: amazon, Year: 2020, Size: 367 Kb, Format: epub

One Small Candle: The Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Author(s): Francis J. Bremer
ID: 2796511, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf

Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America

Author(s): Michael P. Winship
ID: 2349072, Publisher: Yale University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 14 Mb, Format: epub

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