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Summary

Thomas Hooker (born in Marefield or Birstall, Leicestershire, died in Hartford, Connecticut Colony) was a famous Leader from USA, who lived between July 5, 1586 and July 7, 1647. He became 61 years old.

Biography

Thomas Hooker was a prominent puritan leader in the American colonial period. He founded the Connecticut Colony, having ended up in conflict with the Puritan leaders in Massachusetts. He was known as a prominent speaker and promoted the general Christian vote.

Today, he is referred to as "The father of Connecticut", and he was a prominent figure in the initial development of colonial New England. He was one of the foremost preachers of his time, a learned writer of Christian topics, the first priest in Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the first settle and founder of both the city of Hartford and State of Connecticut, and cited by many as the inspiration for the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, a legal text which is promoted as the world's first written democratic constitution that established a representative government.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Thomas.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: John Tillotson, William Penn, George Herbert, Thomas Fuller, Blaise Pascal, Francois de La Rochefoucauld, William Cartwright, Andrew Marvell, Evangelista Torricelli, Christopher Wren, Thomas Shepard, Thomas Wentworth, Roger Williams, John Biddle, John Wilkins, Nicolas Boileau, Roger de Rabutin, Angelus Silesius, Robert Boyle, Kenelm Digby

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Hooker

Famous quotes by Thomas Hooker (4)


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"Nay, men are so far from musing of their sins, that they disdain this practise, and scoff at it: what say they, if all were of your mind; what should become of us? Shall we be always poring on our corruptions?"
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"Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God's Word, or natural means"
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"So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them"
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"I confess it is beyond our power to awaken the heart, but ordinarily this way does good"


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