Problem

Puritanism

Nature:
One of the strongest and most dynamic forms of protestantism, puritanism has given rise to a strict moralism based on guilt which is manifested in religious intolerance, repression, censorship and general austerity. It has encouraged discrimination especially concerning sexual morality, from which a double standard of morality has evolved.
Incidence:
Puritanism has been particularly instrumental in forming the social attitudes of English-speaking nations.
Aggravates:
Religious intolerance
Strategies:
Condemning puritanism
Subject(s):
Theology Religious observance
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST