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John Cotton Of Massachusetts Bay Colony

I’ve begun reading The Colonial Mind 1620-1800 by Vernon Parrington. Professor Parrington taught English at the University of Washington. He died in 1929. The Colonial Mind was published in 1927. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1928. I have some observations and reactions to Parrington’s chapter on John Cotton of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. John Cotton lived from 1584 until 1652. A deeply religious man, Cotton moved in his lifetime from religious liberalism to orthodoxy. He arrived in Boston from England in 1633. He wanted to practice his vision of faith in a new world. Though here, I’m not as interested

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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