preview

Anne Bradstreet's Puritan Beliefs

Decent Essays
Many Puritan authors depict their beliefs in writing to impact strong morals to their readers.
While Puritans hyprocritically separated themselves from the “corrupt” church of england,they
Believed faith alone was not enough for eternal life,but it would be determined by one’s behavior if he would be saved from the everlasting flames of Hell. While the authors Jonathan Edwards and Anne Bradstreet,use the same form of Puritanism,their beliefs are very different. Edwards takes his work to the extremity of violence of the Puritan belief. Through out his sermon,Edwards hauntingly explains the relationship between God and the sin of humanity itself. As Edwards states in the sermon, “Your wickedness makes you as it were heavy as lead,and to
Get Access