Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 February 2015

328 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199379637

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Sympathetic Puritans

Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Abram Van Engen

Religion in America

  • The first history of sympathy in seventeenth century America
  • Challenges the literary history of sentimentalism
  • Reveals a Calvinist theology of sympathy and explores its implications for both Puritan and American culture