Agents of Wrath, Sowers of Discord

Authority and Dissent in Puritan Massachusetts, 1630-1655

By Timothy L. Wood

© 2006 – Routledge

208 pages

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About the Book

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.

About the Author

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.

About the Series

Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS036000
HISTORY / United States / General
HIS036020
HISTORY / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)