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The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

David D. Hall


This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new light on the diverse forms of Puritan belief and practice in England, Scotland, and New England, the book provides a multifaceted account of a cultural movement that judged the Protestant reforms of Elizabeth's reign to be unfinished. The book describes the movement's deeply ambiguous triumph under Oliver Cromwell, its political demise with the Restoration of the English monarchy in 1660, and its pe ... More

Keywords: Puritanism England, Scotland, New England, Oliver Cromwell, Restoration, Baptists, Quakers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780691151397
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David D. Hall, author
Harvard Divinity School