By Milan Zafirovski
Perhaps no traditional knowledge is extra universal and enduring in Western societies, specially the United States, than that of Protestant Puritanism because the resource of recent liberty and democracy. "Puritans" can have turn into an extinct or endangered species within the unique feel via the early twenty first century, yet remain venerated as either the creators and the future of those societies, essentially the United States and secondarily nice Britain. "Puritans are lifeless as a reputation, lengthy stay Puritans as an idea and legacy"--that is how Puritanism might be defined in the United States on the threshold of the 3rd millennium. This booklet severely reexamines the hyperlink of Puritanism and liberty in ancient and comparative point of view. The ebook exposes "Puritanism and liberty" as a loved fable or "sweet lie", suggesting that the Puritan "emperor has no cloths", in traditionally Protestant societies, fairly the USA. It indicates that "Puritanism and liberty" seems to be the complete opposite, enduringly in the USA and quickly in nice Britain. If Puritanism is as American because the apple pie, then it's the "apple pie" of authoritarianism and theocracy instead of of liberty and democracy.