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The Role Of Puritans Being Selfish In City Upon A Hill

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When looking into the history of the puritans one can find many things, however while reading “City Upon a Hill” and “The Divine Right to Occupy the land” one may then come up with the idea of the puritans being selfish.

The idea of the puritans being selfish is not likely to come at first however, once one reads the sermons their opinions are likely to change.“City upon a hill” states clearly that “ we shall (invite) the mouths of enemies to speak evil of the ways of god, and cause their prayers to be turned into curses upon us”, this brings up the idea of putting their problems on others whom they see as enemies.

The idea of the puritans being selfish comes up again when one reads the sermon “The divine right to occupy the land.”
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