The Resource Visible saints : the history of a Puritan idea, (ebook)

Visible saints : the history of a Puritan idea, (ebook)

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Visible saints : the history of a Puritan idea
Title
Visible saints
Title remainder
the history of a Puritan idea
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eng
Summary
While Morgan's literary portfolio shows remarkable diversity, it is studded with works on Puritanism. "Visible Saints" further solidifies his reputation as a leading authority on this subject. An expanded version of his Anson G. Phelps Lectures of 1962 (presented at New York University), this slender volume, first published in 1963, focuses on the central issue of church membership. Morgan posits and develops a revisionary main thesis: the practice of basing membership upon a declaration of experiencing saving grace, or "conversion," was first put into effect not in England, Holland, or Plymouth, as is commonly related, but in Massachusetts Bay Colony by non-separating Puritans. Characterized by stylistic grace and exegetic finesse, "Visible Saints" is another scholarly milestone in the "Millerian Age" of Puritan historiography. "Although he does not pretend to deal 'exhaustively' with the subject, Professor Morgan leaves few aspects untouched. Throughout, we are presented with thoughtful, original scholarship and with a skillful reinterpretation of a Puritan idea."?New England Quarterly
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Midwest
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1916-2013
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Morgan, Edmund S.
Dewey number
285.9
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Puritans
  • Electronic books
  • New England
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adult
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Visible saints : the history of a Puritan idea, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781787204683
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11919623
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remote
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11919623
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MWT11919623
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Label
Visible saints : the history of a Puritan idea, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781787204683
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11919623
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11919623
System control number
MWT11919623
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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