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A Model of Christian Charity

Winthrop's sermon is often reduced to only its final page or two, and this ignores his central arguments concerning the importance of love in what will be this new community. He discusses his idea...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2017 11:43 am UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

Winthrop's tone in A Model of Christian Charity is one of optimism and compassion, as he looks forward with great hope and envisions the utopic society he believes his people can establish in the...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2020 12:25 pm UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

In "A Model of Christian Charity," John Winthrop, a main figure of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, discusses the best ideals and philosophy for their new colony in what would come to be known as the...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2020 5:55 pm UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

This quote is attributed to John Winthrop, an English Puritan immigrant to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630, and governor of that same colony. It has been noted that other politicians (for...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2019 8:50 pm UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

In "A Model of Christian Charity," Winthrop understands that the new society settling in Massachusetts will consist of the rich and the poor. It is God's plan, he says, that some will have many...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2019 1:18 am UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

The first reason for economic inequality provided by John Winthrop, the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, is that this puts human beings into conformity with the rest of God's...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2020 12:34 am UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

The poem with which Winthrop ends his famous sermon "A Model of Christian Charity" is a summary of Deuteronomy 30:19-20. In it, Moses enjoins the people of Israel to keep the terms of their...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2020 6:30 am UTC

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A Model of Christian Charity

The Puritans believed in what's called election, whereby God chooses some people to carry out a particular purpose. An obvious example from the Bible would be God's election of the Israelites as...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2020 6:51 am UTC

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