Wicked Puritans Of Essex County
Wicked Puritans of Essex County is a unique report on Puritan criminality that shatters the stereotype of the Puritan (someone striving, above all, to achieve moral purity). With a ground breaking, eye opening level of detail, this book reveals that a surprising number of Puritans were prone to kick the dog, skip church, disrespect the minister, steal a keg of nails, shortweight your grain, turn s...
Paperback: 112 pages
Publisher: The History Press (March 11, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1750125
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“Such an interesting take on the more traditional early colonial history that we learned at school. Upends some of the assumptions about the Puritan "experiment" in living a more pure and virtuous life up against the challenges of pioneer struggles an...”
ine into your corn, burn your barn, or perform any number of wicked and vicious acts. Lesson learned? The Puritan crowd was not, after all, much different from any other, then or now. Author Tom Juergens may not be the first to drive nails into the coffin of Puritan moral superiority, but he has found a hefty hammer to wield in the record they left behind.