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  • 21 congregationalism — congregationalist, n., adj. /kong gri gay sheuh nl iz euhm/, n. 1. a form of Protestant church government in which each local religious society is independent and self governing. 2. (cap.) the system of government and doctrine of Congregational… …

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  • 22 Puritanism — /pyoor i tn iz euhm/, n. 1. the principles and practices of the Puritans. 2. (sometimes l.c.) extreme strictness in moral or religious matters, often to excess; rigid austerity. [1565 75; PURITAN + ISM] * * * Movement in the late 16th and 17th… …

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  • 23 Edwards, Jonathan — born Oct. 5, 1703, East Windsor, Conn. died March 22, 1758, Princeton, N.J. American theologian. The 5th of 11 children in a strict Puritan home, he entered Yale College at age 13. In 1727 he was named a pastor at his grandfather s church in… …

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  • 24 Joseph Bellamy — (20 February 1719 6 March 1790) was an American Congregationalist pastor and a leading preacher, author, educator and theologian in New England in the second half of the Eighteenth century. LifeBorn in Cheshire, Connecticut, he graduated from… …

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  • 25 Jonathan Edwards (theologian) — Infobox Person name = Jonathan Edwards image size = 200px caption = birth date = birth date|1703|10|5|mf=y birth place = East Windsor, Connecticut death date = death date|1758|3|22|mf=y (age 54) death place = Princeton, New Jersey occupation =… …

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  • 26 History of Trumbull, Connecticut — Trumbull, Connecticut   Town   Flag …

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  • 27 Increase Mather — Infobox Person name = Increase Mather image size = 220px caption = Increase Mather in 1688, when he was in London. Portrait by John van der Spriett birth date = birth date|1639|6|21|mf=y birth place = Dorchester, Massachusetts death date = death… …

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  • 28 Nichols Farms Historic District — Nichols Farms redirects to here Nichols Farms Historic District U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. Historic dis …

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  • 29 Joseph Hawley (Captain) — Joseph Hawley, The Captain (1603 1690), born in Parwich, Derbyshire, England, was the first of the Hawley name to come to America in 1629. He settled at Stratford, Connecticut in 1650, becoming the town s first town clerk or record keeper, and a… …

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  • 30 Cronología de la colonización de América del Norte (1600-1699) — Anexo:Cronología de la colonización de América del Norte (1600 1699) Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Esta sección es una cronología de la colonización de América del Norte que abarca el período del siglo XVII. Contenido 1 Años 1600 2 Años 1610 3… …

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  • 31 Jonathan Edwards (teólogo) — Jonathan Edwards …

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  • 32 Davenport, John — born April 1597, Coventry, Warwickshire, Eng. died с March 15, 1670, Boston, Mass. British American Puritan clergyman. A vicar in London, he moved to Amsterdam in 1633 and served there as co pastor of the English Church. In 1637 he left for… …

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  • 33 Mather, Richard — ▪ Puritan clergyman born 1596, Lowton, Lancashire, Eng. died April 22, 1669, Dorchester, Massachusetts Bay Colony [U.S.]  English born American Congregational minister, father of Increase Mather and three other Puritan ministers. After joining… …

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  • 34 Nichols, Connecticut — Peet Bunny fountain, a landmark in Nichols since 1895. See also: Trumbull, Connecticut Nichols, a historic village in southeastern Trumbull on the Gold Coast (Connecticut) of Fairfield County, was named after the family who maintained a large… …

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  • 35 congregacionalismo — ► masculino RELIGIÓN Organización religiosa protestante que preconiza la autonomía de cada comunidad cristiana local. * * * Movimiento que surgió en las iglesias cristianas protestantes inglesas a fines del s. XVI y comienzos del XVII. Se… …

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  • 36 MATHER (I.) — MATHER INCREASE (1639 1723) La première génération de la Nouvelle Angleterre, celle de John Winthrop, de John Cotton, de Thomas Hooker, avait établi sur le continent américain une «Plantation» où l’on pût vivre conformément aux ordonnances du… …

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  • 37 ÉTATS-UNIS - La littérature américaine — Le goût qu’ont les lecteurs européens pour la littérature des États Unis n’est pas une mode passagère. On a pu croire que les troupes de la Libération avaient apporté Hemingway dans leurs bagages et que l’âge du roman américain ne durerait pas.… …

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  • 38 KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 39 Eschatology of Jehovah's Witnesses — The eschatology of Jehovah s Witnesses is central to their religious beliefs. They believe that Jesus Christ has been ruling in heaven as king since 1914 (a date they believe was prophesied in Scripture), and that after that time a period of… …

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  • 40 Jesus — This article is about Jesus of Nazareth. For other uses, see Jesus (disambiguation). Jesus …

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