1. Travis Fentiman

    Online Puritan Works on Spreading Diseases

    The puritans suffered through many spreading diseases and plagues and have given us: (1) Careful and even handed, cautionary advice in such situations, (2) noble and heroic examples to follow, and (3) a wealth of moving and poignant spiritual treasure on this topic. Here is a webpage that has...
  2. Andrew35

    Another Christmas [Carol] Question

    Greetings All! Wondering if some of our historians could provide some of the context here. I was going through Dickens' A Christmas Carol with my students in class, when I came across the following (the context is Scrooge in conversation with the Ghost of Christmas Present, after seeing...
  3. Ron Henzel

    The Puritans had no assurance?

    A couple of days ago I came across a video and article by Bob Wilkin of the Grace Evangelical Society where he says (in the article): "Dr. R. T. Kendall in his book Calvin and English Calvinism to 1649 reports that nearly to a man the great Puritan theologians lamented on their death beds that...
  4. M

    Puritans and secular music

    1. What was the understanding and position of the puritans regarding secular music? 2. Does anyone have recommendations of puritan books on this issue?
  5. C

    Puritanism, Slavery, and Abortion

    Hey everyone! I have a question for you guys to help me out with today. I want to start by saying I love the puritans. I hold them in high esteem and reverence as thinkers of the Bible. Secondly, I would like to say all of us believe that abortion is sin. Minus the nuances and exceptions...
  6. calvinich

    Puritan Commentaries/Expositions on Leviticus

    What would be some of the best or most popular Puritan commentaries/expositions on Leviticus?
  7. Jash Comstock

    Where to start with the Puritans?

    I am looking to begin reading the Puritans more, but I do not know where to start. What are your favorite Puritan works?
  8. calvinich

    Audio Book Recordings Available

    Since September of last year, I've been working on recording readings of various edifying books that are out of copyright into MP3 audio books (Mainly I've been focusing on Puritan works). My voice is feeble and my reading is not great. But, it's been a blessing to me. Furthermore, I figure...
  9. F

    The Puritans on Heaven

    Hey folks, We're hosting a retreat this weekend focused on Heaven. We'll be doing lots of teaching on it and reflecting on what the Bible has to say about Heaven. So, it got me thinking: What did the Puritans have to say about Heaven? I was wondering if you guys had any quotes or extracts on...
  10. jd.morrison

    Fostering a Heart that Trembles at God's Word

    Two things: I have been teaching a Bible Study using Jeremiah Burroughs' book, "Gospel Fear". 1.) I have been trying to get a better understanding of what it is to Fear God, and to Fear and Tremble at His Word. Class is going great, and we are having great instruction and discussion time...
  11. G

    Ecclesiastes and the Puritans

    I just wrote an article on Ecclesiastes and the Puritans for an upcoming book. Would anyone be interested to read it and give me some feedback, corrections, etc? I am sure that would be very helpful. I am not sure how to make the article accessible other than emailing it...? Many...
  12. dannyhyde

    Lectures on Thomas Manton's "The Temptation of Christ"

    Last night I began lecturing through Manton's sermons on the temptation of Christ. The first lecture is historical and biographical, and is entitled, "Who Was Thomas Manton?" Details here.
  13. C

    Books to Understand the Historic Reformed Faith

    What books would your recommend to get a basic understanding of historic reformed belief and practice for someone who doesn't have that background? I've believed the doctrines of grace for several years now and continue to move in the direction of the historic reformed faith (I think). The...