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The Puritan Ordeal

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674740563

Publication Date: 04/01/1991


6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Introduction
  • 1. The Prophecies of Richard Hooker
  • 2. Errand out of the Wilderness
  • 3. City on a Hill
  • 4. The Antinomian Dissent
  • 5. The Founders Divide
  • 6. Looking Homeward, Going Home
  • 7. Fathers and Children
  • 8. The Puritan Legacy
  • Epilogue: Lincoln and Everett at Gettysburg
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Andrew Delbanco Is a 2011 National Humanities Medal Winner
  • 1990 Lionel Trilling Book Award, Columbia University
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