Chapter 1A (4310)

Chapter 1A (4310) - Calvinism? III. Puritanism. Dissenters...

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Study Guide. Prologue/Ch. 1 (Part A) Three Reformations (See Handout, Prologue) 1.How did Luther's psychological make-up affect his theology? 2.How did the political situation of Europe affect the English Reformation? 3.What was the attitude/policy of Elizabeth I toward religion? 4.What was the Puritan objection to the Anglican Church? 5.Puritans could be undemocratic -- or democratic. Explain 6. What were the connections between Puritan theology and education. 7.What were Calvin's special emphases? Chapter 1 Boston, 1630-1776 I. Puritanism. Politics 1.John Winthrop and Massachusetts Bay a.John Winthrop's life. (why important to know it?) How was he religious radical and political conservative? b.How was Massachusetts Bay a "City on a Hill"? c.Terms/IDs: covenant, Calvinist ethic/Puritan ethic II. Puritanism. Theology 2.The atmosphere of America always pushed people (even the recently arrived) toward practicality and liberty. How was this true even in the case of John Cotton and his interpretation of
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Unformatted text preview: Calvinism? III. Puritanism. Dissenters 3.How did Roger Williams' fanaticism lead to political and religious liberty? 4.For the Puritans, wealth could be good or bad (in a religious sense). Explain. IV. Puritanism. Decline and adaptation 5.An issue of form vs. substance. What are blue laws and why did they not emerge in the early days of Massachusetts Bay? 6.How did the British people and government see the Puritans' attempt of a holy community? 7.Belief in witchcraft was not limited to colonial Puritans, but their theology and environment were uniquely suited to this belief. Explain. V. Puritanism. Renewal 8.What was the state of colonial Puritanism just before the Great Awakening? 9.Why was Jonathan Edwards an unlikely candidate for leader of the Great Awakening? 10.What were the class aspects of the Great Awakening? • Terms/IDs: George Whitefield...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course POLS 4310 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 1A (4310) - Calvinism? III. Puritanism. Dissenters...

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