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    Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall PDF FREE [A Reforming People] David D. Hall ì 5 Download I’ve been spoiled by the popular histories I’ve been reading This book is very readable for an academic history but it does seem to be aimed at of a specialized audience Hall’s mission is to refute the image of a rigid theocratic oligarchy that has been imposed on early American government As he shows in this astu

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    PDF FREE [A Reforming People] Summary A Reforming People The Puritans are always on the receiving end of historical maltreatment that either wants to morally lionize them or berate them for the being petty small minded well Puritans that they are Whether it’s been through his w

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    Summary A Reforming People PDF FREE [A Reforming People] Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall Liked it I wasn't completely enthralled the whole time but Hall has an interesting argument here Basically he is saying that the Puritans of early New England were very conservative by our standards but they were really not the excessively theocratic authoritarian controlling prigs that we tend to accuse them of being To Hall they were the most advanced reformers of the Anglo Colonial world They instituted reforms in Massachusetts and Conn

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    Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall David D. Hall ì 5 Download Summary A Reforming People Hall's work here is not as broad or as easily accessible as the magisterial World of Wonders but it is a wonderful book in and of itself Denying that the Puritans were authoritarian theocrats or 17th century liberal democrats he instead argues

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    PDF FREE [A Reforming People] Summary A Reforming People Hall carefully debunks the idea that the Puritans were religious authoritarians who opposed liberty in the new world and oppressed those who differed from their theology In doing so Hall demonstrates that the liberal idea of freedom that dominates contemporary culture is not the only possible conception of freedo

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    PDF FREE [A Reforming People] Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall David D. Hall ì 5 Download I arrived at this book after reading Marilynne Robinson's What Are We Doing Here? In her speeches and essays Robinson con

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    PDF FREE [A Reforming People] Summary A Reforming People I really enjoyed reading this book It contains a careful look at how the New England Puritans transformed public

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    Summary A Reforming People David D. Hall ì 5 Download Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall This is a worthwhile read that reexamines the myth of the early New England colonies as puritanical theocracies It's not popular history but it's still accessible Having not personally read much about this era in recent years this wa

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    Summary A Reforming People PDF FREE [A Reforming People] David D. Hall ì 5 Download Not the most accessible monograph David Hall nevertheless clearly achieves his aim in convincing the reader that contrary to popular belief propagated in part by authors of fiction in the 19th and 20th centuries the Puritans were not at all authoritarian in fact their civil government and religious institutions were extremely participatory They accomplished much of the reform only dreamed of in contemporary E

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    Free download ¹ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ì David D. Hall David D. Hall ì 5 Download Summary A Reforming People David Hall's book teaches us despite whatever present idea we have about Puritans and their lifestyle they were not uite the authoritarian wet blankets that stereotyping has made them out to be

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Download A Reforming People ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free David D. Hall ì 5 Download A revelatory account of the aspirations and accomplishments of the people who founded the New England colonies comparing the reforms they enacted with those attempted in England during the period of the English Revolution Distinguished historian David D Hall looks afresh at how the colonists set up churches civil governments and methods for distributing land Bringing with them a deep fear of arbitrary unlimited authority grounded in either church or state these settlers based their churches on the participation of laypeople and insisted on “consent” a. I ve been spoiled by the popular histories I ve been reading This book is very readable for an academic history but it does seem to be aimed at of a specialized audience Hall s mission is to refute the image of a rigid theocratic oligarchy that has been imposed on early American government As he shows in this astute and well researched book is that the reality was much complicated The Puritans put a lot of value on their notion of euity and there was much participation in governing than has been portrayed both by the saints and those who hadn t joined

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Download A Reforming People ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free David D. Hall ì 5 Download S a premise of all civil governance Encouraging broad participation and relying on the vigorous use of petitioning they also transformed civil and criminal law and the workings of courts The outcome was a civil society far less authoritarian and hierarchical than was customary in their age indeed a society so advanced that a few dared to describe it as “democratical” They were well ahead of their time in doing soAs Puritans the colonists also hoped to exemplify a social ethics of euity peace and the common good In a case study of a single town Hall fo. Hall carefully debunks the idea that the Puritans were religious authoritarians who opposed liberty in the new world and oppressed those who differed from their theology In doing so Hall demonstrates that the liberal idea of freedom that dominates contemporary culture is not the only possible conception of freedom The Puritans did not understand authority and liberty as opposites Rather they are interrelated and mutually checked by recognized obligation and limits

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Download A Reforming People ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free David D. Hall ì 5 Download Llows a minister as he encourages the townspeople to live up to these high standards in their politics This is a book that challenges us to discard long standing stereotypes of the Puritans as temperamentally authoritarian and their leadership as despotic Hall demonstrates exactly the opposite Here we watch the colonists as they insist on aligning institutions and social practice with euity and libertyA stunning re evaluation of the earliest moments of New England’s history revealing the colonists to be the most effective and daring reformers of their d. I really enjoyed reading this book It contains a careful look at how the New England Puritans transformed public life by implementing the biblical teachings reforms and ethic they had developed in their preaching and teaching It was a good book on a historical level giving a better understanding of our American roots and the development of our society as well as on an applied theology level giving an example of a society that took seriously the imperative to submit itself to Christ the King and His revelation the Bible Rather than resulting in a cruel and authoritative oligarchy as some would portray it Puritan society in New England fostered community participation and checks on any potentially arbitrary government power The details of their reforms and practices as they were hammered out in the new world is uite interesting and inspiring

  • Hardcover
  • 288
  • A Reforming People
  • David D. Hall
  • English
  • 01 February 2019
  • 9780679441175