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Heavenly merchandize

how religion shaped commerce in Puritan America

by Mark R. Valeri

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMark Valeri
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX9323 .V35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24488303M
ISBN 109780691143590
LC Control Number2009039606


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Focusing on the economic culture of New England, it views commerce through the eyes of four generations of Boston merchants, drawing upon their personal letters, diaries, business records, and sermon notes to reveal how merchants built a modern form of.

His latest book, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America, (Princeton University Press, ), received the Philip Schaff Prize from the American Society of Church History. It was also shortlisted for the American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Historical Study of Religion and selected as one of Choice.

Published by (August ) Mark Valeri, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan ton, NJ: Princeton University Press, xiii + pp.

$35 (cloth), ISBN: Introduction HEAVENLY MERCHANDIZE. IN the pastor of Boston’s Old South Church, Samuel Willard, deliv­ ered a series of sermons on the importance of spiritual wisdom in times of crisis.

The past year had unnerved the residents of Boston. Newspapers and letters from abroad had spread rumors of war on the northern frontier. Unprecedented in scope and rich with insights, "Heavenly Merchandize" illuminates the history behind the continuing American.

Refreshingly, Heavenly Merchandize makes this argument of religious accommodation to the market while avoiding a simple narrative of secularization. It explains the shift in New England's religious life by integrating Puritan thought into transatlantic trends and by tracing ideas of providence, civic identity, and economic : Katherine Carté Engel.

Mark Valeri’s Heavenly Merchandize is a historical treatise which reinvestigates Puritan economic positions at the end of the 17 th and beginning of the 18 th centuries. Key to the book is the dynamic of change that moves people over a short time within the Puritan movement.

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Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Valeri's inferences rise convincingly from his methodology, analysis, and rhetoric. The book is divided into successive generational studies of selected merchants, their own congregations' ministers, and their ministers' peers Author: Barry Levy.

Mark Valeri. Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan ton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp.

ISBN$ Heavenly Merchandize concerns the religious changes that shaped a market economy in Puritan New England. The book focuses on the daily pieties of Boston merchants--how their religion shaped the ways in which they kept their business accounts, made deals, and scuffled for : Marshal Zeringue.

Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America. By Mark Valeri. (Princeton: Princeton University Press,Pp. xiii, $) Among the many studies of Puritanism there has been a subcategory interested in Puritan views of economics.

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"Heavenly Merchandize is a compelling original exploration of moral conviction and commercial culture in early New England. Boldly challenging the view that the demise of piety was a condition for the rise of opportunistic market behavior, Valeri finds that New England's ministers and merchants were neither traditionalists eclipsed by a secularizing Atlantic world nor easy.

Get Now ?book=Reads Read Books Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America E-Book Free New E-Books. Book Reviews anecdotal, and rambling style of this book, it succeeds in providing a wonderful and vast array of images, conversations, and thoughts Heavenly Merchandize starts with the story of Robert Keayne and his conflicts with the civil and religious authorities of early Boston Heavenly Merchandize offers a critical reexamination of religion's role in the creation of a market economy in early America.

Focusing on the economic culture of New England, it views commerce through the eyes of four generations of Boston merchants, drawing upon their personal letters, diaries, business records, and sermon notes to reveal how merchants built a modern form of Price: $   Heavenly Merchandize was a very interesting account that attempted to trace the changing discourse between ministers and merchants in colonial Boston.

While he did a good job of exposing some of the weakness of a simplistic view of the Weber thesis, Valeri’s work is largely a case study that uses representative figures. History | You certainly won’t find the Rev.

Samuel Willard on the list of founding fathers, but his role in shaping the nation was considerable, according to ”Heavenly Merchandize,” a new book by Mark Valeri, professor of church history at Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Va.

Valeri’s book, subtitled “How Religion Shaped. "This book will certainly change the way both Puritan theology and economics are viewed and is highly recommended."--Suzanne Geissler, Anglican and Episcopal History "Heavenly Merchandize is a compelling original exploration of moral conviction and commercial culture in early New England.

Boldly challenging the view that the demise of piety was. In his book Heavenly Merchandize, theologian Mark Valeri shares his insights on a foundational story of America through the men who actually lived and forged it.

It is the story of how America’s economic system unfolds from the interaction between New England Puritan merchants and clergy of the late s and early : Jim Huntzinger. Mark Valeri is the author of Heavenly Merchandize ( avg rating, 27 ratings, 1 review, published ), Law and Providence in Joseph Bellamy's New Eng /5.

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It. book review Valeri, Mark: Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, ; pp. xiii + His latest book, Heavenly Merchandize: How Religion Shaped Commerce in Puritan America, (Princeton University Press, ), received the Philip Schaff Prize from the American Society of Church History.

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Hershey’s Extraordinary Life of. Jerry: “Heavenly Merchandize is an extremely well-researched book. Maybe my problem is I tend to read historians that go for the big picture, so they’re frequently citing secondary, tertiary.

For more on how this occurred in early America, read my interview with Mark Valeri from Union Theological Seminary about his book, Heavenly Merchandize. This is what is already starting to.

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Heavenly Merchandize focused only on Boston, and it would be interesting to see if and how similar changes took place in other important North American mercantile cities.

[27] A recent book by David Hall questioned whether historians should consider the Puritans as radical liberals or radical conservatives. Let Him In Revelation Objective: Encourage people to respond to Christ’s invitation.

Reading: Revelation Memory: Revelation“Here I am!I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me.”File Size: KB. In his new book, Heavenly Merchandize, Mark Valeri, professor of church history at Union Theological Seminary, finds that the American economy as we know it emerged from a series of important shifts in the views of Puritan ministers: IDEAS: You’re saying that the market didn’t rise at Continue Reading» 2 Aug.

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In an elegant study of the same name, historian Mark Valeri explains how it came to be that a Reformed preacher in Puritan New England could stand up before his people and limn salvation in market imagery.