Puritans And Pilgrims Compare And Contrast

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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.…show more content…
The Pilgrims are known as the separatists and they were led and founded by Robert Browne while John Winthrop led the Puritans from England to America but was founded by John Calvin. Puritans considered religion to be highly intellectual affair and they put much emphasis to education and that is why their leaders were highly trained scholars, but the Pilgrims are ordinary working people who really does not put much concern to
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