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Author Noorlander, D. L., author

Title Heaven's wrath : the Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic world / D.L. Noorlander
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource (viii, 289 pages)
Series New Netherland Institute studies
Contents Introduction : the role of Reformed Christianity in the commercial and colonial endeavors of the Dutch Golden Age -- The Dutch Reformed Church in the Netherlands and the international concerns of the Calvinist ministry -- The directors of the Dutch West India Company and the religious activity of Dutch merchants in Europe -- Baptized by water and fire : the religious ideology and rites of the company's early fleets and conquests -- The challenges and shortcomings of public worship in the company's first forts and colonial settlements -- Calvinist reformers in Dutch Brazil and the impacts of reform on Portuguese Catholics before the revolt -- Unrighteous rulers, sinful settlers, and religious dissenters in New Netherland and the Dutch Caribbean -- The harvest was great, the laborers few : Dutch mission theology and outreach among Africans and Indians -- Tensions and conflicts over religious resources and power in the West India Company's later years -- Conclusion : the West India Company, the East India Company, and the Catholic powers in comparative perspective
Summary "Explores the cultural and other impacts of Calvinist ideology and Calvinist religion in the early Dutch Atlantic world"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "Published in association with the New Netherland Institute."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 15, 2019)
Subject West-Indische Compagnie (Netherlands) -- History
SUBJECT West-Indische Compagnie (Netherlands) fast
Subject Reformed Church -- Netherlands -- History.
Calvinism -- Netherlands -- History
Reformed Church -- America -- History
Dutch -- Africa, West -- History
Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches
Netherlandish colonies
Reformed Church
SUBJECT Netherlands -- Colonies -- America
Netherlands -- Colonies.
Subject West Africa
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019000906
ISBN 1501740326