Exam 1 Outline - 4/22/2008 "Time doesn't pass, it stacks up"

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5/13/2009 “Time doesn’t pass, it stacks up” 1. Puritan Self a. Core Beliefs of Protestants i. Church hierarchy was corrupt ii. Each person directly experiences god iii. Bible alone is supreme authority iv. Predestination (Calvinism) v. Good works will not lead to salvation vi. Introspection detects signs of grace. b. Anxieties of Protestant Beliefs i. Experienced anxiety and powerlessness about salvation ii. So they were introspective and alert for “signs” that they were saved or damned iii. They interpreted present experience as a recurrence of a Biblical event: e.g. exodus of the chosen people (“Typology”) c. Situation of Puritans in America i. Puritans (“Dissenters”) wanted more reform of the Church of England, which was subject to the Crown ii. They were considered a thread and barred from traditional businesses and professions (which required “conformity”) iii. Consequently they entered into new businesses- especially the trans-Atlantic trade. iv.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ENGLISH 270 taught by Professor Bromell during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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Exam 1 Outline - 4/22/2008 "Time doesn't pass, it stacks up"

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