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The Protestant Temperament by Philip Greven

The Protestant Temperament

Description : Bringing together an extraordinary richness of evidence—from letters, diaries, and other intimate family records of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries—Philip Greven explores the strikingly distinctive ways in which Protestant children were reared in America. In tracing the hidden continuities of religious experience, of attitudes toward God, children, the self, sexuality, pleasure, virtue, and achievement, Greven identifies three distinct Protestant temperaments prevailing among Americans at the time: the Evangelical, the Moderate, and the General. The Protestant Temperament is a powerful reassessment of the role of child-rearing and religion in early American life.

Subtitle : Patterns of Child-Rearing, Religious Experience, and the Self in Early America

Authors : Philip Greven

Published Date : 1988-09-15

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN : 0226308308

Page : 431 Pages

Categories : History

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