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Redeem the Time

The Puritan Sabbath in Early America

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ISBN 9780674435551

Publication Date: 01/01/1977

406 pages



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  • Foreword by Oscar Handlin
  • Prologue: The Structure of Time
  • Part One: The English Background
    • 1. The Judeo-Christian Inheritance
    • 2. The Puritan Sabbath
    • 3. Good Sabbaths Make Good Christians
  • Part Two: The American Experience
    • 4. The Chesapeake Colonies
    • 5. A Light to the Nation
    • 6. Roger Williams and the Antinomians
    • 7. The Letter and the Spirit
    • 8. The New England Way
    • 9. New Netherland and New York
    • 10. The Restoration Colonies: I
    • 11. The Restoration Colonies: II
    • 12. New England’s Glory
    • 13. An Enduring Sign
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliographical Essay
  • Index

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