Likewise, what did Puritans do for fun?
Contrary to myth, the Puritans did have fun . There were celebrations and festivals. People sang and told stories. Children were allowed to play games with their parents’ permission.
Subsequently, question is, how was Sunday revered in the Puritan culture? It was a day to bond with the family in fellowship. Puritans were required to work within the community to improve conditions. Controlled worship with no leisure, to honor God’s day.
Correspondingly, what were Puritans not allowed to do?
Seven months after gaming was outlawed, the Massachusetts Puritans decided to punish adultery with death (though the death penalty was rare). They banned fancy clothing, living with Indians and smoking in public. Missing Sunday services would land you in the stocks. Celebrating Christmas would cost you five shillings.
How did Puritans feel about the Sabbath day?
Puritan Sabbatarianism or Reformed Sabbatarianism, often just Sabbatarianism, is observance of Sabbath in Christianity that is typically characterised by devotion of the entire day to worship, and consequently the avoidance of recreational activities.