What is/was a Puritan?

An interview with Harry Stout, professor of American Christianity at Yale University, concerning the myths about the Puritans and who they really were.

John Geree, himself a Puritan from the 1600s, gives an answer to the question “What was a Puritan?”

A website called “History for Kids” demonstrates how the negative characterization of Puritans is usually put.

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