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Female Piety in Puritan New England

The Emergence of Religious Humanism (Religion in America)

by Amanda Porterfield

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages218
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Open LibraryOL7386930M
ISBN 100195068211
ISBN 109780195068214

New England Puritan Female Experience: Anne Bradstreet In there was a number of the Anabaptists congregations in London, known as “Puritans” or “the unspotted lambs of the Lord”. During the Elizabethan era () the Puritans grew significantly emphasising the unique Christian values: commitment to Scripture, explanatory. Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Amanda Porterfield combines a sociological approach with a literary critical analysis and relies on Emile Durkheim’s belief that societal structures produced by participation in religious rituals gave fundamental insight into their.

Winship’s unparalleled understanding of seventeenth-century New England Puritanism supplies a context too frequently missing from previous accounts.” —Mary Beth Norton, author of In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of “The prosecution of Anne Hutchinson was a defining movement in early American history. Puritan and Reformed books at discounted prices. Author. John Angel James (–) was a Congregationalist pastor at Carrs Lane Chapel in Birmingham, England.

Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism is an impor-tant book, one that will teach well in graduate courses. Although I am not wholly persuaded by Traister’s larger claims, I am provoked, intrigued, moved to ask new questions and revisit familiar texts with an altered per-spective. Richard Sibbes (or Sibbs) (–) was an Anglican theologian. He is known as a Biblical exegete, and as a representative, with William Perkins and John Preston, of what has been called "main-line" Puritanism because he ever remained in the Church of England Born: , Tostock, Suffolk.


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She finds that by conflating marriage as a trope of grace with marriage as a social construct, Puritan ministers invested relationships 5/5(1). Female Piety consists of a series of brief essays organized into thematic chapters which focus on female imagery in New England Puritanism.

These are laced together by her three-part scheme characterizing the history of Puritanism in Massachusetts-Bay: establishment, development, and decline, paralleling the chronological sequence of settlement. A synthesis of literary critical and historical methods, Porterfield's book combines insightful analysis of Puritan theological writings with detailed examinations of historical records showing the changing patterns of church membership and domestic life.

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Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. ISBN (cl). Christine Kooi The scope of Reformation studies and of early modem European religious history has been broadened in recent years by a new and often provocative focus on problems and issues of gender.

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Uncovering the feminine interiority of New England Protestantism, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism positions itself against prevalent historical arguments about the rise of secularism in the modern West. Traister demonstrates that female spirituality became a principal vehicle through which Puritan identity became both.

Print book: Biography: that radicalized female piety was in certain key respects the driving force of New England Puritan culture. Uncovering the feminine interiority of New England Protestantism, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism positions itself against prevalent historical arguments about the rise of secularism in.

Female Piety in Puritan New England The Emergence of Religious Humanism Porterfield's book combines insightful analysis of Puritan theological writings with detailed examinations of historical records showing the changing patterns of church membership and domestic life.

She finds that by conflating marriage as a trope of grace with marriage. Secularism has been an even busier, more peculiar, business than we would have thought, Bryce Traister demonstrates in his vital new book, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism. “This book,” Traister argues, “suggests that the way in which our scholarship has framed and organized the cultural field of American Puritanism is itself a symptom of secular thinking,” and.

Female piety in Puritan New England: the emergence of religious humanism / Amanda Porterfield. imprint. New York: Oxford University Press, Porterfield's book combines insightful analysis of Puritan theological writings with detailed examinations of historical records showing the changing patterns of church membership and domestic.

Female Piety in Puritan New England 作者: Porterfield, Amanda 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 丛书: Religion in America ISBN: Author: Porterfield, Amanda. Some Puritans left for New England, particularly in the years aftersupporting the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and other settlements among the northern colonies.

The large-scale Puritan immigration to New England ceased bywith aro having moved across the Atlantic. Book Reviews Female Piety in Puritan New England: The Emergence of Religious Humanism. By Amanda Porterfield.

Reviewed by Bryan F. Le Beau Dark Eden: The Swamp in Nineteenth-Century American Culture. By David C. Miller. Reviewed by John R. Stilgoe Emerson's Emergence: Self and Society in the Transformation of New England, This book contains thirteen original essays about Puritan culture in colonial New England.

Prompted by the growing interest in secular studies, as well as postnational, transnational, and postcolonial critique in the humanities, American Literature and the New Puritan Studies seeks to represent and advance contemporary interest in a field long recognized, however problematically, as.

The roles, benefits, and restrictions of being a Puritan women after they have set a new community in the New World "A true wife accounts her subjection her honor and freedom anti would not think her condition safe and free but in her subjection to her husband's authority.

Such is the liberty of the church under the authority of Christ, her king and husband; his yoke is so easy and sweet to Author: Tuong Chu.‘ The puritan’s marriage with God ’, The South Atlantic Quarterly, 48 (), pp. – 12; Porterfield, Amanda, Female Piety in Puritan New England: the Emergence of Religious Humanism (New York and Oxford, ), pp.

14 – 79; Schweitzer, Ivy, The Work of by: 3. "Thomas Tweed's book is an important, cutting-edge endeavor bound to advance debate and attract considerable attention."—Amanda Porterfield, author of Female Piety in Puritan New England "Tweed and his colleagues challenge—as well they should—the belief that any single narrative can succeed in telling the story of American religion.In Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism, Bryce Traister begins with seventeenth-century actors and their words, spins out threads of histo-riography, literary criticism, and postsecular theory, and weaves a labyrinthine argument that envisions the Author: Marilyn J.

Westerkamp. Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism reconsiders the standard critical view that women’s religious experiences were either silent consent or hostile response to mainstream Puritan institutions.

In this groundbreaking new approach to American Puritanism, Bryce Traister asks how gendered understandings of authentic religious experience contributed to the development of Brand: Ohio State University Press.