John Winthrop : Founding the City Upon a Hill

By: Parker, MichaelMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandRoutledge Historical Americans: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (222 p.)ISBN: 9781136725944Subject(s): Governors -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography | Puritans -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century | Winthrop, John, 1588-1649Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: John Winthrop : Founding the City Upon a HillDDC classification: 974.02092 | 974/.02092 LOC classification: F67.W79 P37 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; PART I John Winthrop; Chapter 1 The Winthrops of Groton; Chapter 2 The Decision for New England; Chapter 3 Balancing Order and Freedom; Chapter 4 The Pequot War; Chapter 5 An American Jezebel; Chapter 6 Magistrates and Deputies; Chapter 7 Toward the New England Way; PART II Documents; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary: Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England  in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community and eventually became the governor of Massachusetts. Winthrop is remembered for his role in the Puritan migration to the colonies and for delivering what is probably the most famous lay sermon in American history, ""A Model of Christian Charity."" In it he proclaimed that New England would be ""a city up
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; PART I John Winthrop; Chapter 1 The Winthrops of Groton; Chapter 2 The Decision for New England; Chapter 3 Balancing Order and Freedom; Chapter 4 The Pequot War; Chapter 5 An American Jezebel; Chapter 6 Magistrates and Deputies; Chapter 7 Toward the New England Way; PART II Documents; Selected Bibliography; Index

Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England  in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community and eventually became the governor of Massachusetts. Winthrop is remembered for his role in the Puritan migration to the colonies and for delivering what is probably the most famous lay sermon in American history, ""A Model of Christian Charity."" In it he proclaimed that New England would be ""a city up

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Michael Parker is Professor of Christian History at the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt.

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