The Worship of the American Puritans, 1629-1730

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P. Lang, 1990 - Art - 292 pages
This book describes the worship of the American Puritans in their first creative century, defines its theological justification, analyzes its preaching, prayer, praise, sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper, its services for marriage and burial, and architecture. It also compares American with English Puritan worship of the same time frame.

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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


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The Theology of Worship
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Davies is professor of religious history at Princeton University.

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