Which of the following statements about the Puritans is not true?
A. They were Protestants who sought to purify the Church of England and return to a simpler form of worship. B. They believed that the clergy and government should Act as intermediaries between the individual and God. C. Some thought the Church of England was too corrupt to reform and called for a complete separation from it. D. They wanted to establish a new society patterned after God’s word and self-sustaining, profitable colony.