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Building a New Jerusalem

Francis J. Bremer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book discusses John Davenport, cofounder of the colony of New Haven, who has been neglected in studies that view early New England primarily from a Massachusetts viewpoint. It restores the ... More


The Dutch Interlude—Controversy in Amsterdam

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that while moving to Amsterdam, John Davenport was exposed to new ideas and customs which led him to rethink much of what he had taken for granted. It is likely that he engaged ... More


Campaigning for Reform

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter outlines John Davenport's first clash with authority, which came as a result of his involvement in one of the most significant puritan efforts of this period to reform the church. ... More


Coventry

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the life of John Davenport, who was born in April 1597 in Coventry, England and baptized on the ninth of that month in Holy Trinity Church by the parish vicar, Richard Eaton. ... More


London Rector

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how his induction as rector of St. Stephen's gave John Davenport some security for the first time in his life. The notebook in which he recorded his responses in the Oxford ... More


A New Heaven in a New Earth

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses how John Davenport and his fellow adventurers sailed into the broad estuary on the northern shore of Long Island Sound that was Quinnipiac Harbor. The harbor itself was four ... More


Beyond New Haven

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter outlines how John Davenport regularly addressed his congregation on the meaning of English events, placing them in a millennial framework. Some of these may have been the sermons he ... More


Defending Congregationalism and Baptism

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains how even while John Davenport and his fellow colonists presented their New England Way to England as a model for reformation, they were still working to refine that system. The ... More


London—The Early Years

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how London life would have seemed familiar to John Davenport, the city in many ways being a much larger version of Coventry, with a population of more than half a million. Based ... More


The Hague and Rotterdam

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains why John Davenport hoped to preach in Rotterdam in the place of William Ames. At the time when Davenport was there, it was the second largest city in the Netherlands, eclipsed ... More


Introduction: Why John Davenport?

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter outlines how John Davenport, as a clergyman in England, labored for two decades to unite Protestants at home and abroad in focusing on the tasks necessary to bring men to God. Along the ... More


Nonconformity

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that as early as 1629, John Davenport had asked that his investment in the Massachusetts Bay Company be not indicated in the charter because of his concern about the bishop's ... More


The Last Struggle

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on how the division in the Boston First Church spilled into the politics of the Bay Colony. While controversy raged in the broader community, John Davenport and the Boston First ... More


Hilton Castle

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the Hilton family, one of the ancient baronial families of the Palatinate of Durham. Hilton Castle had been their seat since at least the twelfth century. The large ... More


Cracks in the Foundation

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains how, in the early decades of New Haven's history, the colony earned a reputation among other puritans for being a model society. But as John Davenport well understood, the best ... More


Oxford

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on John Davenport when he left Coventry to study at Oxford University in 1613. Davenport chose Magdalen Hall as the place to resume his studies because of its puritan ... More


Everyday Life in Mr. Davenport's Town

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains how John Davenport and his fellow leaders expected the heads of New Haven's households to teach civic responsibility and to regulate the behavior of those under their care. ... More


From Town to Colony

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how the settlers of New Haven and towns which joined with it had come to the region believing that their success in creating a godly kingdom would be matched by economic ... More


Writing History

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty addresses Hodge in his role as his denomination’s historian. In 1839, he decides to write a definitive history of American Presbyterianism. He completes two volumes, which show that he ... More


The End in the Beginning: Eschatology in Kierkegaard’s Literary Criticism

Eleanor Helms

in Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694433
eISBN:
9781474412452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694433.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can there be a ‘third way’ between narrativism and narratoscepticism? Discussing Kierkegaard’s notion of transfiguration [forklarelse] and comparing the unity of a life lived in faith with the unity ... More


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