Which puritan to begin with?

Discussion in 'Puritan Literature' started by Christoffer, Oct 14, 2009.

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  1. Bookman

    Bookman Puritan Board Freshman

    Thomas Watson all the way! I would suggest The Beatitudes.
     
  2. KMK

    KMK Administrator Staff Member

    It is hard to escape 'density' with the Puritans. Maybe that is because publishing was more difficult at that time. They didn't have the luxury of extra words. :lol:

    As for the subject matter you are looking for, I would recommend "Providence Handled Practically" by Obadiah Sedgwick available here: Amazon.com: Providence Handled Practically (9781601780256): Obadiah Sedgwick: Books

    It has an introduction by Joel Beeke and our very own Rev Matthew Winzer!

    I recommend reading it as a devotional.
     
  3. LeeD

    LeeD Puritan Board Freshman

    Another vote for Thomas Watson, Christopher Love, and John Bunyan.

    I also agree that Joel Beeke's "Meet the Puritans" is a solid resource.
     
  4. passingpilgrim

    passingpilgrim Puritan Board Freshman

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