Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 1 decade ago

How did the puritans judge people?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    What do you mean by judge? Do you mean legally? Or do you mean like socially?

    If you mean legally, they judged people in much the same way that we do today, but according to the laws of that day.

    If you mean socially, they judged people very crytically of their sin and good deeds. So, if you were always helping people and doing good things for others, you would be looked upon as a terrific person. But if you committed adultry, you would be shamed for the rest of your life with some type of mark or something...

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