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Michael P. Winship

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E. Merton Coulter Chair

Michael Winship's most recent book is  Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America (Yale UP, 2018), a Choice Academic Title of the Year for 2019; Previous books include Godly Republicanism: Puritans, Pilgrims, and a City on a Hill (Harvard UP, 2012), a Choice Academic Title of the Year for 2012; The Times and Trials of Anne Hutchinson: Puritans Divided (UP of Kansas, 2005); with Edward J. Larson, The Constitutional Convention: A Narrative History from the Notes of James Madison (Random House, 2005); Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641 (Princeton UP, 2002); and Seers of God: Puritan Providentialism in the Restoration and Early Enlightenment (Johns Hopkins UP, 1996). 

Recent articles include "Hidden in Plain Sight: John Cotton's Middle Way and the Making of the Cambridge Platform of Church Discipline," Church History 91 (2022), 780 - 802;   '' British America to 1662," Oxford History of Anglicanism, vol. I (Oxford, 2017);  "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;  "Defining Puritanism in Restoration England: Richard Baxter and Others Respond to A Friendly Debate,'' Historical Journal 54 (2011), 689-715.

Selected Publications:

 

 Winship, Michael P. Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America (Yale UP, 2018)

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 a 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.

Events featuring Michael P. Winship
Reading Room, Zell B. Miller Learning Center (3rd floor)

Join us in celebrating the release of Michael Winship's latest book, Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America. (Yale U Press.)

"a sweeping history…

101 LeConte Hall

This installment of the Department of History’s popular undergraduate history talk series features Dr. Michael Winship, as he answers the question, "Why were so many "witches" executed at Salem?" Michael Winship's most recent book is  Hot Protestants: A History of Puritanism in England and America (Yale UP, 2018), a Choice Academic Title of…

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