3 edition of Religion in New Netherland, 1623-1664 found in the catalog.
Religion in New Netherland, 1623-1664
|Series||Library of American civilization -- LAC 14337.|
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|Pagination||vii, 365 p.|
|Number of Pages||365|
"The Dutch colony of New Netherland in the seventeenth century enjoyed a greater diversity of religious beliefs than any of the English colonies in America at the time, except possibly Rhode Island. George L. Procter-Smith has investigated the background and reasons for this religious diversity and toleration despite the legal establishment of Author: George L. Procter-Smith. The settlers of New Netherland were obligated to uphold religious toleration as a legal right by the Dutch Republic's founding document, the Union of Utrecht, which stated that "everyone shall remain free in religion and that no one may be persecuted or investigated because of religion." Author: Evan Haefeli.
New Netherland (Nieuw-Nederland in Dutch) was the 17th century colonial province of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands on the northeastern coast of North claimed territory was the land from the Delmarva Peninsula to southern Cape settled areas are now part of the Mid-Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware, with small outposts in Connecticut and. New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw-Nederland) was the former Dutch colony on the east coast of North America founded in or It included significant settlements in, or claims to, parts of what are now the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maryland (between Cape Cod and Virginia).. In New Sweden captured Fort .
Although the Dutch West India Company had established the Reformed Church as the official religious institution of New Netherland, the early Dutch settlers planted the concept of tolerance as a legal right in North America as per explicit orders in They had to attract, "through attitude and by example", the natives and nonbelievers to God. Jonathan Haefeli talks about his book, [New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty], examining the influence of the Dutch on religious liberty in the United States.
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The text, now over years old is still valid, when one studies the religious history of 17th century New York and it's surrounding regions. The Dutch are spotlighted well enough therein, whereas most times, their history is confused with the Germans. I am interested on old faiths, practicing in America and the political reactions to their 5/5(1).
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Get this from a library. Religion in New Netherland, a history of the development of the religious conditions in the province of New Netherland [Frederick James Zwierlein].
CONTENTS Introduction. i I. The Dutch Background of the Religious History fo the Province of New Netherland 9 II. General Relations of Church and State in the Colony 36 III.
The Dutch Reformed Church 61 IV. Religion in New Sweden Before and After the Dutch Conquest V. The Religious Factors in the English Immigration : Religion in New Netherland: a history of the development of the religious conditions in the province of New Netherland / By Frederick J.
Zwierlein, L.D. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Religion in New Netherland, in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. New Netherland (Dutch: Nieuw Nederland; Latin: Nova Belgica or Novum Belgium) was a 17th-century colony of the Dutch Republic that was located on the east coast of the United States.
The claimed territories extended from the Delmarva Peninsula to southwestern Cape Cod, while the more limited settled areas are now part of New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut, with small outposts Capital: New Amsterdam. Get this from a library.
Religion in New Netherland, a history of the development of the religious conditions in the province of New Netherland. [Frederick James Zwierlein]. New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty.
By the seventeenth century the Protestant Reformation had resulted in a profusion of religious sects, but separation of church and state was so slow in following that a new faith could literally leave its believers without a country. This is a very good book for those with an interest in New Netherland in general and New Amsterdam in particular.
Jaap Jacobs compares and contrasts the social, economic, governmental, religious, and cultural practices and institutions of New Netherland with those of the Netherlands and describes the role of the West India Company throughout the period of Dutch governance of the by: Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity between the 10th and until the late 20th century; in the late 19th century roughly 60% of the population was still Protestant and 35% was Catholic.
Since then there has been a significant decline of Christianity—both Catholic but especially Protestant—so that nowadays Catholics outnumber Protestants and there is a secular majority. The legal and philosophical analysis is dense, but this book is a great intellectual genealogy of religious liberty in Dutch North America ("New Netherland").
The Dutch government was OK with personal liberty of conscience, but not so much with the public worship of people who were not Dutch /5. InPeter Stuyvesant was sent to New Amsterdam to replace an unpopular governor, but his dictatorial style proved to be at least as distasteful.
Quaker missionaries were briefly active in New Netherland aroundbut the authorities forbade them to practice their religion under threat of severe penalties.New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty offers a new reading of the way tolerance operated in colonial America.
Using sources in several languages and looking at laws and ideas as well as their enforcement and resistance, Evan Haefeli shows that, although tolerance as a general principle was respected in the colony.About the New Netherland Institute. For over three decades, NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots.
Init partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands.