Reverend parris minister of salem s church

A serious, dedicated minister, he combined his evangelical enthusiasm to revitalize religion in Salem Village with psychological rigidity and theological conservatism.

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Also, he wants to persecute his enemies. It also accepted the "Half-Way Covenant," which brought into partial membership adults who had been baptized but had not made a public declaration of experiencing God's free grace to become full members.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. S and the U. He married Elizabeth Elridge that year and the couple had three children: Thomas, Betty and Susannah.

The dispute found its way to an Ipswich court, which, inordered his salary to be paid and the land to be returned. Role in the Play: Miller could be using Paris to reflect the restrictive society and how he reinforces this restriction, and fear that the people have by using religion to scare people.

The original parsonage house was torn down in and this addition was then moved to Sylvan Street in Danvers. We have not as yet, found a particle of evidence, that he entertained ill will against those who were accused and executed. First of all, Parris is greedy.

George Burroughs, who had friends in Salem Village, desirous of his settlement; and that was a sufficient reason why Parris should appear at the courts against him. Parris at Salem Village, it being one of the causes, which led to the most bitter parochial quarrel, that ever existed in New-England, and in the opinion of some persons, was the chief or primary cause of that world-wide famous delusion, the Salem Witchcraft.

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Reverend Parris in The Crucible