… Which Way to the City on a Hill? | by Marilynne Robinson | The New York Review of Books. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)
The Hugh Peter Robinson thinks so well of was drawn and quartered because of his intimate involvement in the execution of Charles I. He may well have been the executioner’s assistant. As for the Puritans’ enlightened social outlook, perhaps she should read Puritan Economic Experiments (which Dave also sent along).