Sodomy and Settler Colonialism: Early American Original Sins

Yao, Christine
May 2017
Common-Place: The Interactive Journal of Early American Life;2017, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p12
The article examines a 1674 sermon by Samuel Danforth at the execution of Benjamin Goad for bestiality in the Puritan colonies of America. It looks at how Danforth's condemnation reflects Puritan concerns over human nature, morality, and the natural order during this time period.


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