By Francis J. Bremer
The lifetime of John Davenport, who co-founded the colony of latest Haven, has lengthy been overshadowed via his attractiveness because the so much draconian of all Puritan leaders in New England—a attractiveness he earned as a result of his competition to a number of the alterations that have been reworking New England within the post-Restoration period. during this first biography of Davenport, Francis J. Bremer exhibits that he used to be in lots of methods really a remarkably revolutionary chief for his time, with a powerful dedication to schooling for either men and women, a colourful curiosity in new technology, and a commitment to selling and upholding democratic ideas in his congregation at a time whilst many different Puritan priests have been emphasizing the facility in their place of work chiefly else.
Bremer’s enlightening and available biography of a big determine in New England background presents a special standpoint at the seventeenth-century transatlantic Puritan movement.
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