The Puritans dedicated their lives to consistent study of the Bible, treasured devotional feelings and close communion with God. As a people, they wanted to eliminate impurities in the church in the area of secularity and corruption and promoted religion and the impact and it’s power it has on people. Benjamin Brook wrote The Lives of the Puritans with the mindset that it be a historical narrative of facts.
In his book, Benjamin Brook gives a history of the Puritans as well as discussions about their reservations regarding rites, ceremonies, Lent, and their views regarding baptism. The majority of his book gives a history of those who played a major role in Puritan history such as Richard Sibbes and Henry Scudder. The 3-volume Lives of the Puritans includes a biography of over 450 Puritan theologians who lived during 1495–1693 and gives background into their lives, accomplishments and contributions.
The Lives of the Puritans makes accessing information on the Puritans easier than ever before! In your digital library, you can read their history together with other prominent Puritan theologians that you own, and Scripture passages, theological terms, and a wealth of other information is only a click away!
Benjamin Brook (1776–1848) was born in 1776 at Nether Thong, England and was a nonconformist divine and historian. He began attending Rotherham College in 1797 as a ministry student and became first pastor of the congregational church at Tutbury, Staffordshire in 1801. He continued his ministry there until 1830, when he turned his focus to writing. He was also a member of the Springhill College educational board. Brook died in 1848.