Worldly Saints: The Puritans as They Really Were – Work

  • Leland Ryken


Even people who know little about the Puritans bandy the phrase “Puritan work ethic” with confidence. When we explore what they mean by that phrase, it becomes apparent how little specific content the phrase holds for most
people today. For many the phrase Puritan ethic is simply a catchall label for what they dislike about the Puritans.