"American Jezebel" by Eve Laplante

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Religion and Theology
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Name Instructor Task Date A Critical Analysis of American Jezebel by: Eve Laplante Anne Hutchinson showed that the US has previously never been a Godly place. She brought awareness in every word and even criticized the teachings offered by the church leaders on controversial issues.


She further explains how the government issues entangle with the church issues as the puritans became divided from the Church of England (Kohlman 1). This meant that they needed to create a new church empire, by obtaining colonies. Eve Laplante has also written other books such as Salem Witch Judge, a biography of the judge who carried out the trial in which Anne was found guilty (Laplante 1). In the 1600s, asking a question was regarded as inappropriate, especially for women, but Anne Hutchinson not only asked a singular question, but many questions (LaPlante 30). That was illegal according to the biblical teaching at the worship places. Firstly, being a woman, and secondly, because these questions were directed to other people apart from her husband, and lastly, because she was teaching women about her own misgivings. She had believed that individuals could communicate with God without assistance from church ministers or even the Bible. This gave direct contradiction of the teaching of the long-established religion (Rlm73 2). However, the rest of the masses strictly adhered to the Bible, especially New Testament. ...
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