Table of Contents for John Winthrop, Oliver Cromwell, and the Land of Promise


Acknowledgments xi
Why This Book xiii
Cast of Characters xv
Prologue: Who Rules England?
1(6)
A Royal Spectacle
1(2)
Antichrist
3(2)
The Prophet
5(2)
THE GODLY
7(74)
The British Heaven
9(14)
``Notorious Whores''
9(3)
The Wealthiest Commoner in All England
12(3)
``No Bishop, No King''
15(4)
The Puzzle of the Three Kingdoms
19(4)
John Winthrop
23(12)
Many Pleasures, One True Joy
23(5)
God's Timetable
28(7)
A Land of Promise
35(15)
1630, Southampton, England
35(6)
``A Great Marvel''
41(7)
Freemen, and Faithful
48(2)
Conscience
50(13)
Hearts Set upon Heaven
50(4)
The Purest
54(3)
``Boast Not, Proud English''
57(3)
Liberty of Conscience
60(3)
Spirit
63(12)
Anne Hutchinson, ``The American Jezabel''
63(4)
Trial
67(5)
Of Monstrous Births
72(3)
War
75(6)
Hoggery
75(3)
Severe Justice
78(3)
MEN ON HORSEBACK
81(54)
``No Small Evils''
83(12)
1637
83(5)
``I Cannot Defend a Bad, nor Yield a Good Cause''
88(7)
``A Rebellion Against us and the Law''
95(16)
Melancholy
95(7)
Cavalier and Roundhead
102(3)
``Come, My Boys, My Brave Boys''
105(6)
Marston Moor
111(11)
Forlorn Hope
111(5)
Ironsides
116(6)
The New Model
122(13)
Calculating General or Godly Servant?
122(3)
Naseby
125(6)
Murder by Prayer
131(4)
HEAVEN OR HELL?
135(32)
Agreement of the People
137(14)
``High and Very Great Contentions''
137(6)
``The Poorest He''
143(5)
And She?
148(3)
The Inner Light
151(16)
``Behold the Head of a Traitor''
151(4)
Diggers, Ranters, Baptists, Quakers, and the Army of Saints
155(4)
Effusions of Blood
159(4)
Legacies
163(4)
Epilogue: British Hell, American Promise
167(6)
The Rebel
167(2)
The Glory
169(4)
Endnotes and Bibliography 173(19)
Timeline 192(7)
Index 199