The Puritan as Yankee: A Life of Horace Bushnell  -     By: Robert Bruce Mullin
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The Puritan as Yankee: A Life of Horace Bushnell

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2002 / Paperback

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(PUBEerdmans)In the first major biography in 50 years, Mullin sees the 19th-century "liberal" theologian as in reality a Yankee tinkerer and Puritan conservative. "Sophisticated, well informed, and challenging. Recommended for all religion and American history collections,"---Library Journal. 296 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 296
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0802842526
ISBN-13: 9780802842527
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Series: Library of Religious Biography

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"Horace Bushnell (1802-76), the much maligned 19th-century liberal pastor/scholar/ theologian, is here vindicated as a deeply conservative Puritan and misunderstood intellectual of his time. In this biography, Mullin (General Theological Seminary) considers Bushnell in the context of his time and milieu. While calling him a "flinty character," Mullin argues that Bushnell was quintessentially a Yankee and a Puritan, seeking innovation yet all the while sustained by a bedrock trust in the values and continuity of the Puritan tradition. Mullin places great emphasis on Bushnell's European travels as well as his writings (published as well as unpublished) from 1846 to early 1849, where he finds him working through his concerns for the lost unity of the Puritans. These ideas fed into Bushnell's sense that "the fractiousness of American political life was an outgrowth of the New Light piety," an evangelical piety that stressed individualism over community. Sophisticated, well informed, and challenging, this first biography of Bushnell in 50 years requires some awareness of American religious history. Recommended for all religion and early American history collections." - Library Journal

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