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Autor: Francis Bremer
ISBN-13: 9781349674978
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 239
Format: 216x140x mm
Sprache: Englisch

Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism

Christianities in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1500-1800, Christianities in the Trans-Atlantic World
Contents 1. The Experience and Meaning of God's Caress 2. Thinking of the Laity in the English Reformation 3. Lay Puritans in Stuart England 4. Gatherings of the Saints in England and the Netherlands 5. Shaping the New England Way 6. The Free Grace Controversy and Redefining the Role of Lay Believers 7. The Role of the Laity in England's Puritan Revolution 8. Varieties of Lay Enthusiasm in New England and England 9. Responding to the Challenges of Diversity, 1640-1660 10. Clergy and Laity in the Later Seventeenth Century
A study of the rise and decline of puritanism in England and New England that focuses on the role of godly men and women. It explores the role of family devotions, lay conferences, prophesying and other means by which the laity influenced puritan belief and practice, and the efforts of the clergy to reduce lay power in the seventeenth century.
Autor: Francis Bremer
Francis J. Bremer is Professor Emeritus of History at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, USA. He has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University, the University of Cambridge, and Trinity College. He has authored and edited a total of sixteen other books on puritanism in the Atlantic world, including the prize-winning John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father (2003) and Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds (2012).
Autor: Francis Bremer
ISBN-13:: 9781349674978
ISBN: 1349674974
Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan UK, Macmillan Education
Seiten: 239
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 1st ed. 2015
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x140x mm