The Scarlet Letter

What is the relationship between religion and law in Puritan New England?

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New England was a theocracy. There was little distinction made between religious law and civil law. The Puritans' very literal interpretation of morality and the Bible was enforced with the strictest of consequences.

Which of the following statements best summarizes the relationship between religion and law in Puritan New England?

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