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'Pious Inventories': Competency, Vocation, And The Construction Of The Virtuous Self In Seventeenth-Century New England, Alexis Susan Glenn Jan 2012

'Pious Inventories': Competency, Vocation, And The Construction Of The Virtuous Self In Seventeenth-Century New England, Alexis Susan Glenn

Religious Studies Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The religious and political conditions characterizing the daily lives of individuals comprising the English "Great Migration generation," traveling to the New World from 1620 until the outbreak of the English Civil War over twenty years later have long received a heavy concentration of scholarly interest from a wide variety of academic fields, most notably those historians concerned with early American religious practice and belief. Theological developments in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Puritan East Anglia, as well as the literal "reshuffling" of populations within the late medieval and early modern English countryside as a result of long-standing social and economic tensions, have ...