Colonial Religion

New World Faiths: Religion in Colonial America

Submitted by FHMaster on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 22:09

"Many people believe that the piety of the Pilgrims typified early American religion. However, by the 1730s Catholics, Jews, and Africans had joined Native Americans, Puritans, and numerous other Protestants in the colonies. Jon Butler launches his narrative with a description of the state of religious affairs in both the Old and New Worlds.