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...ck to God. Puritans belief in predestination further confirmed Rowlandson’s faith because she come out of the ordeal safely. Along with her other “predestined” family members. She gives all glory to God because this is what Puritans do, God controls every aspect of their life and they can’t do anything about it except obey and commit, less they be cast in eternal damnation. In the end, Rowlandson sees through and her faith has grown even stronger than before.
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