The Worship of the American Puritans, 1629-1730

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Lang, 1990 - Religion - 292 pages
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This book is a key resource for anyone wanting to understand early Puritan worship in America. It is also of great value for anyone wanting to plan a 17th century Puritan/Congregational worship service, such as at Thanksgiving time. Read full review


The Beginnings
The Theology of Worship
The Calendar

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About the author (1990)

Davies is professor of religious history at Princeton University.

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