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Description - Orthodoxies in Massachusetts by Janice Knight

Reexamining religious culture in 17-century New England, Knight discovers a contest of rival factions within Puritan orthodoxy. Arguing that two distinctive strains of Puritan piety emerged in England prior to migration to America, she describes splits between rationalism and mysticism, between theologies based on God's command and on God's love.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674644878
ISBN-10: 0674644875
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 316
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Janice Knight

Janice Knight is Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature and the College, University of Chicago.