"Although he does not pretend to deal 'exhaustively' with the subject, Professor Morgan leaves. few aspects untouched. Throughout, we are presented with thoughtful, original scholarship and with a skillful reinterpretation of a Puritan idea."—New England Quarterly
I find the argument somewhat arid, as I suppose theological ideas probably are for the most part. The book is clearly a monograph and made a considerable impact when it first... Read morePublished 12 months ago by david c. hodgdon
In this book, Edmund Morgan traces the history of the Puritans from their beginnings in sixteenth-century England through developments in seventeenth-century New England. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Frank Bellizzi
TITLE: Visible Saints: The History of a Puritan Idea
Anyone wishing to understand the founding Puritans of Massachusetts should not miss this classic.