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Puritans

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The group of people we now refer to as Puritans emerged early in the reign of Elizabeth I. Encompassing a spectrum of religious and, in many cases, political beliefs those early Puritans were united by their desire to purify the Anglican Church. Men like John Hampden and Sir William Waller provided the nation with a strong and vigorous leadership, while increasingly the me ...more
Paperback, 302 pages
Published August 25th 1998 by Sutton Publishing (first published January 1st 1998)
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Bill
The last chapter, "The Puritan Inside" is more than a little insipid (hey kids...we were dark suits because that's what Puritans wore!).

Otherwise, this is really just a series of essays written by (apparently) a Puritan fanboy (who knew there was such a thing). The author admits this in the preface and really, it's quite OK for the structure of the book.

Not a bad book by any means, but the high-level topics are fairly random and the detail really just tells us that the author did a bunch of rese
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Michael
The cover was pretty cool. Let me add that the last chapter was called "the puritan within". That's right, we all have a puritan deep down inside of us. Creepy.
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