Day of Doom versus Christ Reply

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Day Of Doom VS. Christ Reply “The Day of Doom” was written was written by Michaels Wigglesworth and it portrays the Puritan lifestyle and depicts the final Day of Judgment. “Christ Reply” was written by Edward Taylor and was also was influenced by Puritan beliefs in portraying heaven and hell. Both works perceive the Puritan beliefs and develop an understanding of the final days by significant details in the work itself, by the author’s religious backgrounds, and by the obstacles the authors faced when writing their works. First, the works perceive the Puritan beliefs and develop and understanding of the final days by significant details in the work itself. Wigglesworth describes the last days and hell many times in his work. The goal was to paint a horrendous picture of the final days for those who were primed to meet their maker. Wigglesworth tries to portray heaven as a sublime place of happiness. Wigglesworth states that believers were made “kings and priests to God through Christ’s dear love’s transcendency” (Wigglesworth, 219-234). Also, Taylor’s work, “Christ Reply”, compares to Wigglesworth’s in the fact that one of the goals was to portray heaven as a happy place. It also informs readers that Jesus Christ was with them in any obstacle and although followers may grow tire sum the Journey was worth the reward. Taylor also describes heaven as “If silver-like this fire refine Thy soul and make the brighter shine: Wilt thou bewail the dross?”(Taylor,280-283). Both

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