Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Worlds apart

Our brother and retired teacher, lecturer in Biblical and Religious matters, Colin J. Edwards has written a book about the 17 th Century Tilly family of Ringwood, Hampshire in Southern England who were Congregational Puritans. He looks to what happened if you had a conscience and didn’t agree with the prevailing view of religion and politics and describes the social background and the daily life of a family suffering harassment, death, unemployment, eviction, social isolation and absolute poverty .

Desperation led to thoughts of emigration to a New World > ‘Worlds Apart