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!
- Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance by Kai T. Erikson (1969-04-03) (1827)
- The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards (Library of New England) (1995)
- From Puritan to Yankee Character and the Social Orde (2000)
- Worldly Saints: The Puritans As They Really Were (1990)
- The Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions (1975)
- A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life (2010)
- God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation (2015)
- The Puritan Hope (2014)
- The Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England (1966)
- The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop (Library of American Biography) (2006)
- A Puritan Theology Study Guide (2016)
- The Historical Studies in Education) (2018)
- My Father’s Kingdom: A Novel of Puritan New England (2017)
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The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards (Library of New England) (1995)
This 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.
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“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.
The 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.
A moving and challenging exploration of the teachings and beliefs of the Puritans, this book calls todays 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 ?
God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation (2015)
During 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.
The Puritan Hope (2014)
In ‘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 ?
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. #605,874 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #891 in Sociology of Marriage & Family (Books) #1079 in U.S.
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.
If 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.
The Historical Studies in Education) (2018)
This 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.
The 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.
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
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.