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Surname 1 Name Course Professor Date READING RESPONSE FOR ENH 241 The main idea of the article is focusing on the movement, which was among a group of believers in England around 16th and 17th century. This movement is described of a number of themes and subjects. Among them are; theme of change. Moving to a new world describes the transitional of change from a non-believer to believer. There are quite a number of the American scholars and the explorers who played a great part in transforming of the entire America to be Christians. The author's purpose for writing the text is to explain the functions and works of the puritans, which is the group that transformed Christianity in America. They used preaching, poems and writings to mobilize people to become Christians. It is from this perception of change that the American puritan; John Winthrop writes referring to America as the ‘city on a Hill’. This describes the coming up of New England able to bring light to the doomed people to help them come to the light of knowing the word of God. Other puritan authors advocating for Christianity includes; Edward a Poet, Cotton Marther and the Anne Bradstreet. What are the important dates discussed in the reading? Well, the strong sense of mission was among the themes depicted in the puritans’ literature. Along the Atlantic seaboards, agricultural colonies were established. The English did this during the early 1600s. Among the
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