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Agents of Wrath, Sowers of Discord

Authority and Dissent in Puritan Massachusetts, 1630-1655

By Timothy L. Wood

Routledge – 2006 – 206 pages

Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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This book explores the authorities of Puritan Massachusetts balanced concern for the stability of the colony and the integrity of its Puritan mission with the hopes of reconciling dissidents back into the colonial community.

Author Bio

Timothy L. Wood holds a PhD from Marquette University, and is assistant professor of history at Southwest Baptist University. He began his teaching career at Alice Lloyd College, where he was an assistant professor of history from 2002-04. He holds a B.A. from Indiana University Southeast, and an M.A. from the University of Louisville. He has published articles in such publications as The New England Quarterly, Rhode Island History, Fides et Historia, Historical Journal of Massachusetts, The Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Methodist History, and the Wesleyan Theological Journal.

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  2. American History

Name: Agents of Wrath, Sowers of Discord: Authority and Dissent in Puritan Massachusetts, 1630-1655 (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Timothy L. Wood. This book explores the authorities of Puritan Massachusetts balanced concern for the stability of the colony and the integrity of its Puritan mission with the hopes of reconciling dissidents back into the colonial...
Categories: History, American History