New England Puritans: The Grandparents of Modern Protestant Missions

@inproceedings{Carpenter2002NewEP,
  title={New England Puritans: The Grandparents of Modern Protestant Missions},
  author={John B. Carpenter},
  year={2002}
}
  • John B. Carpenter
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • New England Puritanism was decisive in preparing for the “Great Century of Missions.” Reaching the Native Americans was a leading rationale for the Puritans crossing the Atlantic in the first place. John Eliot established precedents that were looked to as models of missionary practice. David Brainerd joined Eliot as a model missionary, mostly through the writings of Jonathan Edwards, the last great Puritan. To that, Edwards added his emphasis on prayer and his theological struggles for an… CONTINUE READING

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