Professor
E. Merton Coulter Chair

Basic Information

Office:
329 LeConte
Office Hours:
MW - 2:30-3:30pm

Michael Winship's most recent book is Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, and Massachusetts' City on a Hill (Harvard UP, 2012), a Choice Academic Title of the Year for 2012. Previous books include Seers of God: Puritan Providentialism in the Restoration and Early Enlightenment (Johns Hopkins UP, 1996), Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641 (Princeton UP, 2002), The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided (UP of Kansas, 2005) and, with Edward J. Larson, The Constitutional Convention: A Narrative History from the Notes of James Madison (Random House, 2005.) Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America is forthcoming with Yale University Press.

Recent articles include ''Freeborn (Puritan) Englishmen and Slavish Subjection: Popish Tyranny and Puritan Constitutionalism, c.1570-1606,'' English Historical Review 124 (2009), 1050-1074; ''Algernon Sidney's Calvinist Republicanism,'' Journal of British Studies 49 (2010), 753-773; ''Defining Puritanism in Restoration England: Richard Baxter and Others Respond to A Friendly Debate,'' Historical Journal 54 (2011), 689-715; "Straining the Bonds of Puritanism: English Presbyterians and Massachusetts Congregationalists Debate Ecclesiology, 1636–40," in  Crawford Gribben, Scott Spurlock, eds. Puritans and Catholics in the Trans-Atlantic World 1600-1800 (Palgrave, 2015), pp. 89-111. A chapter on New England religion from the 1680s-1730s, "Congregationalist Hegemony in New England, from the 1680s to the 1730s," is in the Cambridge History of Religions in America, vol I (New York, 2012), and a chapter on the various early forms of English church establishments in the Americas, '' British America to 1662." is in the Oxford History of Anglicanism, vol. I (Oxford, 2017).

Selected Publications:

Winship, Michael P. “Straining The Bonds Of Puritanism: English Presbyterians And Massachusetts Congregationalists Debate Ecclesiology, 1636–40”. Puritans And Catholics In The Trans-Atlantic World 1600-1800 . Crawford Gribben & Spurlock, Scott eds. Palgrave, 2015. pp. 89-111. Print.

Winship, Michael P. Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, And The Making Of Massachusetts' City On A Hill. Harvard University Press, 2012. Print.

Winship, Michael P. “Defining Puritanism In Restoration England: Richard Baxter And Others Respond To A Friendly Debate”. Historical Journal(2011): n. pag. Print.

Winship, Michael P. “Algernon Sidney's Calvinist Republicanism”. Journal of British Studies (2010): n. pag. Print.

Winship, Michael P. “Freeborn (Puritan) Englishmen And Slavish Subjection: Popish Tyranny And Puritan Constitutionalism, C.1570-1606”. English Historical Review (2009): n. pag. Print.

Winship, Michael P. The Times And Trials Of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided. Kansas, 2005. Web.

Winship, Michael P. The Constitutional Convention: A Narrative History From The Notes Of James Madison. Random House, 2005. Web.

Winship, Michael P. Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism And Free Grace In Massachusetts, 1636-1641. Princeton, 2002. Web.

Winship, Michael P. Seers Of God:puritan Providentialism In The Restoration And Early Enlightenment. Johns Hopkins, 1996. Web.