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Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

David George Mullan


The book makes an implicit judgement that the religious culture that emerged in Scotland at the end of the sixteenth century was widely analogous to the Puritanism that dominated the Church of England at the same time, though with the significant distinction that in Scotland, Presbyterianism was more successful than south of the Tweed. Scottish Puritan writers, mainly clergy, of course, and including as in England, both Presbyterians and most Episcopalians, began to produce significant amounts of practical piety around 1590, both evoking and supplying a kind of lay piety that emphasized an emo ... More

Keywords: conversion, Covenants, election, feminine, National Covenant, piety, Presbyterianism, sacraments

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198269977
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198269978.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David George Mullan, author
University College of Cape Breton