I explain what John Winthrop meant when he said, "we shall be as a city upon a hill." Did the Massachusetts Bay Colony reach this objective? Why or why not?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 8:02 pm ad1c9bdddf
John Winthrop hoped that the Puritans would be a beacon of righteousness to the rest of the world. They were disillusioned with much of what had gone on in Europe, and hoped that a Gospel-based society would establish a community of ...
A quote from John Winthrop is explicated.