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Abram Van Engen reviews Baird Tipson's Hartford Puritanism

 

Bibliography

With few exceptions works listed were published after 1980.

General Works on Early America

Malcolm Gaskill, Between Two Worlds: How the English Became Americans (2014)

Daniel Richter, Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts (2013)

Alan Taylor, American Colonies: The Settling of North America (2002)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puritanism: General Studies and English Origins

Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (2004)

Francis J. Bremer, Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction (2009)

Francis J. Bremer, Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism (2015)

Andrew Cambers, Godly Reading: Print, Manuscript and Puritanism in England, 1580-1720 (2014)0

John Coffey & Paul Lim, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Puritanism (2008)

John Coffey, Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England 1588-1689 (2000)

Patrick Collinson, The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559-162(1984)

Patrick Collinson, The Elizabethan Puritan Movement (1967)

Patrick Collinson, Richard Bancroft and Elizabethan Anti-Puritanism (2013)

David Como, Blown by the Spirit: Puritanism and the Emergence of an Antinomian Underground in Pre-Civil-War England (2004)

Christopher Durston and Jacqueline Eales, eds., The Culture of English Puritanism,1560-1700 (1996)

Polly Ha, English Presbyterianism, 1590-1640 (2010)

Christopher Haigh, The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570-1640 (2007)

Arnold Hunt, The Art of Hearing: English Preachers and their Audiences, 1590-1640 (2014)

Peter Iver Kaufman, Thinking of the Laity in Late Tudor England (2004)

Peter Lake, The Boxmaker's Revenge: "Orthodoxy," "Heterodoxy," and the Politics of the Parish (2001)

Christopher Marsh, Popular Religion in Sixteenth-Century England (1998)

Diarmaid MacCulloch, The Boy King: Edward VI and the Protestant Reformation (2001)

Diarmaid MacCulloch, All Things Made New: The Reformation and Its Legacy (2016)

Anthony Milton, Catholic and Reformed: The Roman and Protestant Churches in English Protestnt Thought, 1600-1640 1995)

Alec Ryrie, Being Protestant in Reformation Britain (2013)

Paul Seaver, Wallington's World: A Puritan Artisan in Seventeenth-Centruy London

John Spurr, English Puritanism, 1603-1689

Nicholas Tyacke, Aspects of English Protestantism, c.1530-1700

Alexandra Walsham, Providence in Early Modern England
 

Alexandra Walsham, Charitable hatred: Tolerance and intolerance in England, 1500-1700

Tom Webster, Godly Clergy in Early Stuart England: The Caroline Puritan Movement (1997)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Separatists and Pilgrims

Jeremy Bangs, Strangers and Pilgrims, Travellers and Sojourners: Leiden and the Foundations of Plymouth Plantation (2009)

Jeremy Bangs, Pilgrim Edward Winslow:

New England's First International Diplomat: A Documentary Biography (2004)

Stephen Brachlow, The Communion of the Saints: Radical Puritanism and Separateist Ecclesiology (1989)

Nick Bunker, Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History​ (2010)

Keith L. Sprunger, Dutch Puritanism: A History of English and Scottish Churches of the Netherlands in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 1983)

Murray Tolmie, The Triumph of the Saints: The Separate Churches of London, 1616-1649 (1977)

 

Natives Societies in New England

Kathleen Bragdon, Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650 (1996)

Colin Calloway and Neal Salisbury,  Reinterpreting New England Indians and the Colonial Experience. (2004)

Julie Fisher and David J. Silverman, Ninigret, Sachem of the Niantics and Narragansetts: Diplomacy, War, and the Balance of Power in Seventeenth-Century New England and Indian Country (2014)

 

Andrew Lipman, The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast (2015)

Michael Oberg, Uncas: First of the Mohegans (2003)

Daniel K. Richter, Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America (2001)

Neal Salisbury, Manitou and Providence (1982)

David J. Silverman, Faith and Boundaries: Colonists, Christianity, and Community Among the Wampanoag Indians of Martha's Vineyard, 1600-1871 (2005)

Alden T. Vaughan, New England Frontier: Puritans and Indians, 1620-1675 (3rd edition, 1995)

Laurie Weinstein-Farson, The Wampanoag (1989)

 

Pilgrims and Puritans in New England

Emerson W. Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience (2014)

Francis J. Bremer, The Puritan Experiment: New England Society from Bradford to Edwards (revised edition, 1995)

Francis J. Bremer, John Winthrop: America's Forgotten Founding Father (2003)

Francis J. Bremer, Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds (2012)

Francis J. Bremer, First Founders: American Puritans and Puritanism in an Atlantic World (2012)

Richard Cogley, John Eliot's Mission to the Indians before King Philip's War​ (1999)

Michael Colacurcio, Godly Letters: the Literature of the American Puritans (2006)

James F. Cooper, Tenacious of Their Liberties: The Congregationalists in Colonial Massachusetts (1999)

Linford Fisher, Decoding Roger Williams: The Lost Essay of Rhode Island's Founding Father​ (2014)

 

Linford Fisher, The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America (2012)

Stephen Foster, The Long Argument: English Puritanism and the Shaping of New England Culture, 1570-1700 (1991)

Judith Graham, Puritan Family Life: The Diary of Samuel Sewall (2000)

David D. Hall, A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England (2011)

David D. Hall, Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England (1989)

David D. Hall, The Faithful Shepherd: A History of the New England Ministry in the Seventeenth Century (1972)

Timothy D. Hall, Anne Hutchinson: Puritan Prophet (2009)

Zachary Hutchins, Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England (2014)

Eve LaPlante, American Jezebel (2004)

Meredith Neuman, Jeremiah's Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England (2013)

Mark Peterson, The Price of Redemption: The Spiritual Economy of Puritan New England  (1997)

 

Sarah Rivett, The Science of the Soul in Colonial New England (2011)

Baird Tipson, Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God​ (2015)

Bryce Traister, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism​ (2016)

Mark Valeri, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America (2010)

Abram Van Engen, Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England (2015)

Adrian Weimer, Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England (2011)

 

David Weir, Early New England: A Covenanted Society (2005)

Michael P. Winship, Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims and a City on a Hill (2012)

Michael P. Winship, Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641 ​(2002)

Michael P. Winship, The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided (2005)

Walter W. Woodward, Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676 (2010)

Puritanism in the Time of Britain's 17th Century Wars of Religion

Michael Braddick, God's Fury, England's Fire: A New History of the English Civil Wars (2009)

Francis J. Bremer, Congregational Communion: Clerical Friendship in the Anglo-American Puritan Community, 1610-1692 (1994)

John Coffey, John Goodwin and the Puritan Revolution (2006)

Crawford Gribben, John Owen and English Puritanism (2016)

Crawford Gribben, God's Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland (2007)

Crawford Gribben, The Irish Puritans: James Ussher and the Reformation of the Church (2014)

Crawford Gribben and Scott Spurlock, eds., Puritans and Catholics in the Trans-Atlantic World 1600-1800 (2015)

Johanna Harris and Elizabeth Scott-Baumann, eds., The Intellectual Culture of Puritan Women, 1558-1680 (2010)

John Morrill, ed.,  Oliver Cromwell and the English Revolution (1990)

Hunter Powell, The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44 (2015)

Blair Worden, God's Instruments: Political Conduct in the England of Oliver Cromwell (2013)

Recent Publications

Emerson W. Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience (2014)

Francis J. Bremer, Lay Empowerment and the Development of Puritanism (2015)

Robert Cushman, "The Cry of a Stone," Edited by Michael R. Paulick. Transcription & Annotation by James W. Baker (2016)

Crawford Gribben and Scott Spurlock, eds., Puritans and Catholics in the Trans-Atlantic World 1600-1800 (2015)

Zachary Hutchins, Inventing Eden: Primitivism, Millennialism, and the Making of New England (2014)

Susan Juster, Sacred Violence in Early America (2016)

Rick Kennedy, The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather (2015)

Heather Miyano Kopelson, Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic (2014)

Hunter Powell, The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44 (2015)

Alec Ryrie and Tom Schwanda, eds., Puritanism and Emotion in the Early Modern World (2016)

Baird Tipson, Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God​ (2015)

Bryce Traister, Female Piety and the Invention of American Puritanism​ (2016)

Abram Van Engen, Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England (2015)