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By Francis J. Bremer

The lifetime of John Davenport, who co-founded the colony of latest Haven, has lengthy been overshadowed through his acceptance because the so much draconian of all Puritan leaders in New England—a acceptance he earned because of his competition to a few of the alterations that have been remodeling New England within the post-Restoration period. during this first biography of Davenport, Francis J. Bremer exhibits that he was once 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 technological know-how, and a commitment to selling and upholding democratic ideas in his congregation at a time whilst many different Puritan priests have been emphasizing the ability in their workplace exceptionally else.

 

Bremer’s enlightening and obtainable biography of a massive determine in New England heritage offers a special standpoint at the seventeenth-century transatlantic Puritan movement.

 

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