Dr. Francis J. Bremer

Living Godly Lives: A Look at Puritan Morality

Dr. Francis J. Bremer, Professor Emeritus of History at Millersville University of Pennsylvania, and author of more than twelve books on Puritanism, will examine what Puritans saw as the way to godliness and dispel common myths about their views on subjects such as drinking, sexuality, and dress.

[Recorded April 08, 2020.]

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      Dr. Francis J. Bremer

      Dr. Francis J. Bremer (francis.bremer@millersville.edu, newenglandbeginnings.org) is Professor and Chair of the History Department at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. He has published thirteen books and numerous essays, most dealing with puritanism in Old and New England. His 2003 study of John Winthrop: America’s Forgotten Founding Father (Oxford) was awarded the John C. Pollock Prize for Christian Biography and an Outstanding Book citation from the Colonial Dames of America. Puritans and Puritanism in Europe and America (ABC-CLIO, 2005) was cited as “Outstanding Academic Book of the Year” by Choice magazine.

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