From English to Algonquian: Early New England Translations

Confession of Faith

Title

Confession of Faith

Date

1699

Description

In 1699, Bartholomew Green, son of Samuel Green, printed a translation of A Confession of FaithOwned and ConsentedUntoby the Elders & Messengers of the ChurchesAssembledatBoston in NewEngland,May12,1680. This Confession of Faith outlines the essential religious doctrine that Puritans in New England were to adhere to. Naturally, Puritan minister Grindal Rawson of Mendon, Massachusetts, thought this text was important enough for him to undertake the work of translating it into Algonquian. The text of the work organizes religious doctrine in English and Algonquian on facing pages.

Creator

Reforming Synod (1679-1680 : Boston, Mass.)

Publisher

Mushauwomuk [i.e., Boston]: Printeuun nashpe Bartholomew Green, kah John Allen.

Extent

[16], 161, [5] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)

Bibliographic Citation

Identifier

315008

Type

Book

Alternative Title

Wunnamptamoe Sampooaonk Wussampoowontamun Nashpe moeuwehkomunganash ut New-England.Qushkenumun en Indiane Unnontowaonganit. Nashpe Grindal Rawson, &c. [Three lines of Scripture texts in Massachuset]

Collection

Citation

Reforming Synod (1679-1680 : Boston, Mass.), “Confession of Faith,” From English to Algonquian: Early New England Translations, accessed December 11, 2017, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/EnglishtoAlgonquian/items/show/49.

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