Difference Between Puritans And Pilgrims

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Puritans and Pilgrims are group of Christians that both originated from England and its church, which is the Anglican Church of England. This group were known as Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries because of their argument that King Henry VIII as the head of the church is not laying good example as a Christian and that his reformation is contrary to the bible tenets, and he is not worshiping God in the best way that God should be worshipped and they called for change so that they can be worshiping God in the way it was in the beginning of Christianity and to be in total purification and holiness. They still believed that the King is a Catholic member secretly because of his antecedents and the laws he made. In the early years of Christianity, the King is the head of the church and any disagreement with the church is also a disagreement with the king and this was considered treasonable offence. Due to this problem, they sailed to America. The difference between these two group are not very much, but it should be noted that at the early stage their grievances with the King was based on the fact that the Bible should not be distorted and every principles, laws and directions should be followed and observed to the letter. The most obvious difference between the Puritans and the Pilgrims is that the Puritans have no intention of breaking with the Anglican church, though both of them are nonconformists because they do not accept any change beyond the words
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