Precisianist

Pre`ci´sian`ist


n.1.A precisian.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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(85) On Byfield's systematic pietist disciplinarianism, see Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), pp.
Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion & Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 110-17.
(12.) Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash to 1638 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996), 105-80.
145-83; Charles Lloyd Cohen, God's Caress: The Psychology of Puritan Religious Experience (New York, 1986); Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2004), especially Ch.
Daniels, The Connecticut Town: Growth and Development, 1635-1790 (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1979), 65; Theodore Dwight Bozeman, The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion and Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 239-40; Kai T.
Theodore Dwight Bozeman, in The Precisianist Strain, and David R.
Theodore Dwight Bozeman offers a powerful and erudite alternative, but the law-wrought rigors of the "precisianist strain" are overdrawn, rendering Bozeman's precisianists too forgetful of Christ and his grace.
The godly's pastoral impulse often gets lost in the attention to their "precisianist" tendencies, but they did not indulge in "temporal improvisation" simply to frighten or intimidate.
Theodore Dwight Bozeman positions Crisp among a group of "disillusioned veterans of godly religion," depicting a somewhat equivocal antinomian who nevertheless participated in the "antinomian backlash" against "precisianist" austerity.