Sympathetic Puritans : Calvinist fellow feeling in early New England / Abram C. Van Engen.

Van Engen argues that a Calvinist theology of sympathy shaped the politics, religion, rhetoric, and literature of early New England. He revises dominant accounts of Puritanism and challenges the literary history of sentimentalism by unearthing the pervasive presence of sympathy in a large archive of...

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Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Main Author: Van Engen, Abram C., 1981-
Format: eBook
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series:Religion in America