Gentle Puritan a Life of Ezra Stiles, 1727-1795 (Institute of Early American History)

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In this life of Ezra Stiles, president of Yale University from tothe noted historian Edmund S. Morgan portrays a man who reflects the thought and temper of an age in New England and the middle colonies. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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The gentle Puritan; a life of Ezra Stiles, [Edmund S Morgan]. Get this from a library. The gentle Puritan: a life of Ezra Stiles, [Edmund S Morgan] -- Comprehensive biography of the New England clergyman, President of Yale during and after the American Revolution, whose letters, journals and notebooks supply us with information about his times.

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The gentle Puritan: a life of Ezra Stiles, Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), View full catalog record. The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, by Edmund S. Morgan Overview - Now available again, this important biography of the early New England intellectual leader was greeted as a landmark in the history of the American mind by Clifford K.

Shipton when it appeared in The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, ; Edmund S. Morgan ; Book; Published by: The University of North Carolina Press; Series: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, VirginiaCited by: While researching The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles,published inEdmund S.

Morgan noted missing items and additions to the original bequest, then stored in the Rare Book Room in Sterling Memorial Library. Materials integrated with the original bequest during the 20th century include a large group of Stiles and Stiles.

The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles by Professor Edmund S Morgan starting at $ The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles has 1 5/5(1). Ezra was a great man. He was orthodox but liberal and gracious, while seeking ecumenical unity amongst the American Churches. He believed that Christian sects were as important as local bodies, but that all were flawed in some way and therefor humility, graciousness and kindness should prevail amongst men who served Christ.4/5.

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The Gentle Puritan Edmund S. Morgan Published by The University of North Carolina Press Morgan, Edmund S. The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, Cited by:   Educator and theologian Ezra Stiles authored numerous scholarly publications and went on to serve as president of Yale University.

Among his greatest contributions to history, however, are the journals and records he kept detailing daily life in 18th-century New England. Through an examination of these resources, historians learn about everything from local temperature readings to population.

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The life of Ezra Stiles Abiel Holmes Not In Library. The event is with the Lord Ezra Stiles. The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles by Morgan S. New. $ The Literary Diary. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: D.D. LL.D.; Volume I (Hardback or Cased Book. $ A Contrast between. A Contrast between Calvinism and Hopkinsianism.

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Yale, Her Campus, Class-rooms, and Athletics. Boston:. Morgan returned to America's earlier history in his biography The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles,a work that illuminates the man whose writings Morgan had often used as source material for his own.

For historians, Maier wrote, the book is "the inside favorite" among Morgan's works. The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, Ezra Stiles and the Jews: Selected passages from his literary diary concerning jews and judaism, The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: V The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop () read online; The American Revolution: A Review of Changing Interpretations () The Mirror of the Indian () Editor, Prologue to the Revolution: Sources and Documents on the Stamp Act Crisis, – () The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, – () read onlineAlma mater: Harvard College.

^ Saillant, John, Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, –, Oxford University Press,p. ^ Morgan, Edmund, The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, –, University of North Carolina Press,p.

91 ^ Ibid ^ "Book of Members, – Chapter S" (PDF). Ezra Stiles (). Sources. Congregational minister, theologian, scholar, college president. Education and Early Career. Ezra Stiles was born on 29 November in North Haven, Connecticut, to Isaac Stiles, a Congregational minister, and Kezia Taylor Stiles, who died five days after giving birth to Ezra.

Isaac married Esther Hooker in The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop () The American Revolution: A Review of Changing Interpretations () The Mirror of the Indian () Editor, Prologue to the Revolution: Sources and Documents on the Stamp Act Crisis, () The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, ().

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(New Haven S& London: Yale University Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture. ix, $) As was expected by historians who have sampled the richness of the Stiles manuscripts in the Yale Library, this biography is a major.

Letters, Sentences and Maxims by Lord Chesterfield. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written : Lord Chesterfield. Reverend Dr.

Ezra Stiles. Ezra Stiles () was born in North Haven, Connecticut, the son of Isaac Stiles, a Yale-educated Congregational minister, and Kezia Taylor, who died five days after his birth. Ezra entered Yale himself at age fifteen and graduated at nineteen in Three years later he entered the : Patrick T.

Conley. This “Gentle Puritan” had a greatness too often neglected when schol - ars looked at Yale’s past. Edmund Morgan’s splendid book helped new generations learn of Stiles’ vast intellectual achievements. 3 Though perhaps completely a coin The Gentle Puritan: A Life of Ezra Stiles, (New Haven: Yale University Press, ).

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