3 edition of Puritans in Africa found in the catalog.
Puritans in Africa
William Abraham De Klerk
|Statement||W. A. De Klerk.|
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|Pagination||xvi, 376 p. :|
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Exiled from England, the Puritans settled in what Cromwell called "a poor, cold, and useless" place--where they created a body of ideas and aspirations that were essential in the shaping of American religion, politics, and culture. In a felicitous blend of documents and narrative Heimert and Delbanco recapture the sweep and restless change of Puritan thought from its incipient Americanism. 16 teaching sessions on different Puritans and 19 teaching sessions on different Puritan themes. WORKBOOK Built around the teaching sessions for Disc 2 and 3. INTRODUCTION TO THE PURITANS BOOK A special, decorative, exclusive hardback book by Dr. Joel Beeke and Dr. Michael Reeves. Teaching Sessions. PART ONE: Puritan Pastors and Influential Figures.
Transcript: The Puritans who came to New England, by-and-large, tended to have given up hope of great improvement in England, or at least they thought more rapid improvement could take place in the New World, and that the New World, many of them believed, could have a real role in redemptive history. CRITIC H. L. MENCKEN once said, wrongly, “Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” On the contrary, Puritans read good books and enjoyed music. They drank beer with meals and rum at weddings. Puritans swam and skated, hunted and fished, and played at archery and bowling (as long as the games were not in a.
A Puritan in Babylon Biography of Calvin Coolidge The Easton Press. The Collectors Notes brochure from Easton Press is included. The book is bound in Seller Rating: % positive. Abram Van Engen is associate professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow-Feeling in Early New England (Oxford Univ. Press, ), and his second book, The Meaning of America: How the United States Became the City on a Hill, is under contract with Yale University Press.
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The Puritans in Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7). The Puritans in Africa: A Story of Afrikanerdom Paperback – January 1, by Willem Abraham De Klerk (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Cited by: Puritans in Africa book Klerk's idea in this book seems to be to trace back the roots of the ways of thinking that led the Afrikaner nationalists of the s into the monumentally destructive delusions of Apartheid (although he's writing in the mids, he doesn't have the slightest doubt that it's only a matter of time before South Africa will have to face up to reality again).3/5(1).
The book also provides helpful information on the history of migrations into southern Africa: the Whites arriving at the cape of good hope in and the Blacks migrating down from central Africa into what is today the east of South Africa (Whites and Blacks didn't meet until the late 18th century along the border of present day cape province and the natal).
75 Cf. de Klerk, Puritans in Africa. If it was not so vague and confused as a work of intellectual history, the central proposition of de Klerk's popularization might well have served as a reductio ad absurdum of the Calvinist paradigm of Afrikaner history. 76 Cited by: Puritanism, a religious reform movement in the late 16th and 17th centuries that was known for the intensity of the religious experience that it fostered.
Puritans’ efforts contributed to both civil war in England and the founding of colonies in America. Learn more about Puritanism, its history, and beliefs. Puritans objected to the prayer book's assertion of baptismal regeneration.
In Puritan theology, infant baptism was understood in terms of covenant theology—baptism replaced circumcision as a sign of the covenant and marked a child's admission into the visible church. It could not be assumed that baptism produces regeneration. 2. Edmund Morgan, The Puritan Family: Religion and Domestic Relations in Seventeenth-Century New England.
Morgan, a student of Miller’s, wrote several excellent books on the Puritans; this sympathetic treatment of the warmth and passion of Puritan family life belies the stereotype of Puritans as legalistic killjoys.
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There are new books published every month. All proceeds go to support A Puritan’s Mind. The New England Puritan Attitude Toward Black Slavery By PETER W.
MACKINLAY T HE Puritan involvement in black slavery was a response to a two- fold economic necessity: first, to provide capital, and second, to develop a labor force. A dichotomy in the Puritan.
Get this from a library. The Puritans in Africa: a history of Afrikanerdom. [W A De Klerk] -- "Modern South Africa has generated increasing controversy and attention for its supplementation of a revolutionary political idea--apartheid.
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He is the author of numerous books, book chapters and journal articles on the Puritans and early evangelicals. His book on Isaac Ambrose is Soul Recreation: The Contemplative-Mystical Piety of Puritanism(Pickwick, ).
He is currently working on a biography of George Whitefield that will highlight the importance of Puritans in his ministry. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Klerk, Willem Abraham, Puritans in Africa. London: R. Collings, (OCoLC) The whole destiny of America is contained in the first Puritans who landed on these shores, wrote de Tocqueville.
These newcomers, and the range of their intellectual achievements and failures, are vividly depicted in The Puritans in from England, the Puritans settled in what Cromwell called “a poor, cold, and useless” place―where they created a body of ideas and Reviews: 2. The Puritans is measured yet powerful, subtle yet eloquent.
Every page of this compelling book testifies to Hall's enviable erudition, delivered in a way that makes it accessible to specialists and general readers alike."—Philip F. Gura, author of American Transcendentalism: A History. The Puritan minister at Cambridge, Mass., Thomas Shepard, often described the passion people felt in marriage in his sermons: “In all marriage bonds.
Interesting Facts about Puritans. The Puritans believed in education and founded Harvard in It is the oldest university in the United States. Women played an important role in Puritan life. They ran the household including the finances and education of the children.
Unlike many women of the time, Puritan women were taught to read. Godley Books (GB) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Puritans on Africa: A Story of Afrikanerdom Author de Klerk, W. A Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Very Good (+) Binding Paperback ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher Penguin Books Place of Publication Harmondsworth, Middlesex Date published Keywords.
The Puritan colonists faced a multitude of hardships, which only increased the strong sense of religiosity that prompted their migration to America in the first place.
When they experienced starvation and Native American attacks, they reasoned it was God's will and possibly. Peter Bulkeley’s book The Gospel-Covenant () was typical of their tendency to view the church’s relationship to Christ as a marriage covenant (See the Family and Theology File).
The Puritans viewed the male head of the household as the one Biblically responsible for commanding and instructing the family in the way of the Lord.Puritans were also active in New Hampshire before it became a crown colony in Most Puritans who migrated to North America came in the decade in what is known as the Great Migration.
Primarily an exodus of families, o men, women, and. Puritans in England. Puritanism first emerged in the 16th and 17th centuries in England as a movement to remove all vestiges of Catholicism from the Anglican Church.
The Anglican Church first separated from Catholicism inbut when Queen Mary took the throne inshe reverted it to Catholicism. Under Mary, many Puritans faced exile.