Mary Rowlandson's Puritan Beliefs

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I think that Mary Rowlandson 's accounts did support Puritan beliefs. She quotes many scriptures throughout the reading. Among these is 2 Corinthians 12:9, which reads "And he said unto me, my Grace is sufficient for thee"(Perkins and Perkins, 120). This supports Puritan belief because their main goal was to save corrupted believers and non-believers. This scripture assures a person that his/her sins are taken care of by God 's Grace, and that encourages them to be saved and convert. Rowlandson obviously carries her Puritan beliefs into her view of herself and fellow Puritans. The Puritans sought to 'purify ' the corrupted church; thus, looking upon themselves as pure. Rowlandson refers to the Puritans as "Christians" whose homes are being

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