It’s not entirely a Puritan thing. But it is very much a seventeenth century thing. Last week I gave a talk to a bunch of Anglicans at a clergy conference all about the evangelistic strategy of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
If you’d like to listen in, you can do so here: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/13690817/The%20Evangelistic%20Strategy%20of%20the%20BCP%20%28Lee%20Gatiss%29.mp3.
I even included a little aside about Vermigli, which began life as a post or two on this blog. Hope you enjoy it!