What Is Edmunds Morgan Thesis

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The author, Edmund S. Morgan thesis is that the Puritans were not simply a strong religious group of fanatics who prohibited all earthly pleasures, but were actually influenced by human desires and weaknesses. The author uses many main points to support his thesis, one main point is that sexual intercourse was a human necessity and marriage was the only supply for it, but for some puritans marriage did not matter. A few more main points are that, sex could not interfere with religion, on days of fast sexual intercourse was not permitted but some did anyways. Many laws were passed to prohibit adultery Another point is that it was necessary for a servant to go outside his master’s house in order to satisfy his sexual urges. Also marriage was

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