Table of Contents
- 1 What are 2 things that the Puritans believed in?
- 2 What are the Puritan beliefs?
- 3 What did Puritans fear?
- 4 What are three basic Puritan beliefs?
- 5 What are the Puritans known for?
- 6 What are at least three words you would use to describe Puritan life?
- 7 What are some interesting facts about the Puritans?
- 8 What did the Puritans mean by certainty of salvation?
- 9 What kind of clothing did the Puritans wear?
What are 2 things that the Puritans believed in?
The Puritans believed that they had a covenant, or agreement, with God, who expected them to live according to the Scriptures, to reform the Anglican Church, and to set a good example that would cause those who had remained in England to change their sinful ways.
What are the Puritan beliefs?
The Puritans believed God had chosen a few people, “the elect,” for salvation. The rest of humanity was condemned to eternal damnation. But no one really knew if he or she was saved or damned; Puritans lived in a constant state of spiritual anxiety, searching for signs of God’s favor or anger.
How did the Puritans live?
A typical Puritan family lived a humble existence in a small house with one room. Within the room was a fireplace that was used for cooking and warmth. Because the family lived in a single room, it was often very smoky, particularly during the winter.
What did Puritans fear?
The Puritans’ main fears and anxieties tended to revolve around Indian attacks, deadly illnesses, and failure.
What are three basic Puritan beliefs?
What are the three basic Puritan beliefs?
- Judgmental God (rewards good/punishes evil)
- Predestination/Election (salvation or damnation was predetermined by God)
- Original Sin (humans are innately sinful, tainted by the sins of Adam & Eve; good can be accomplished only through hard work & self-discipline)
What did the Puritans eat?
Dinner and Supper It usually consisted of vegetable soups and stews — sweetcorn, cabbage, pumpkin or potatoes — boiled together with meats such as pork, mutton, chicken and beef. When in season, the Puritans also ate homegrown fresh vegetables such as asparagus and lettuce.
What are the Puritans known for?
The Puritans were members of a religious reform movement known as Puritanism that arose within the Church of England in the late 16th century. They believed the Church of England was too similar to the Roman Catholic Church and should eliminate ceremonies and practices not rooted in the Bible.
What are at least three words you would use to describe Puritan life?
Three words sum up the Puritans’ ethics: sobriety, justice and piety. Our conception of the Puritan life is often dominated by the idea that they are serious. A Puritan life is not necessarily so. They had their fun.
What did Puritans drink?
In 1630 the Puritan first ship Arabella carried 10,000 gallons of wine and three times as much beer as water. Puritans set strict limits on behavior and recreation but allowed drinking.
What are some interesting facts about the Puritans?
Interesting Facts about Puritans The Puritans believed in education and founded Harvard in 1636. Women played an important role in Puritan life. One of the worst events in Puritan history was the Salem witch trials where 20 people were executed for witchcraft. Puritan worship services were very long.
What did the Puritans mean by certainty of salvation?
A Puritan’s certainty of salvation was a sign he or she was probably damned. Uncertainty about salvation was a core doctrine. 3. Early Puritans were hostile to traditional funeral rituals. The dead were buried quickly and matter-of-factly, without ceremony or mourning.
What did the Puritans believe about musical instruments?
1. They opposed the use of musical instruments in worship services, especially organs. They believed such music distracted worshipers from their spiritual concentration. 2. A Puritan’s certainty of salvation was a sign he or she was probably damned. Uncertainty about salvation was a core doctrine. 3.
What kind of clothing did the Puritans wear?
3 Puritan Clothing Wasn’t All Black. While there was quite a bit of black clothing, the Puritans also used a variety of vegetable dyes to color an array of clothing items. Articles of clothing from dresses to hatbands could be yellow, red, green, blue, or even—in the case of the particularly wealthy—purple.