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The life and times of Cotton Mather.

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Published by Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society in Boston and Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 582 p. :
    Number of Pages582
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14051828M
    LC Control Number12023836


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book minister of Dorchester, Massachusetts, and of John Cotton, probably the most learned of first-generation American theologians (a specialist in the study of faith and religion).

Cotton Mather has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cotton Mather’s most popular book is Biblia Americana: America's First Bible Commentary. a Sy. A specialist in American culture and literature, Silverman received a Pulitzer Prize in biography and a Bancroft Prize in American history, both infor The Life and Times of Cotton Mather ().

His most recent biography is a psychological portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COTTON MATHER won the Pulitzer Prize for biography inand very rightly so.

It is a highly intelligent, keenly insightful, and scholarly yet readable account of a very remarkable man. Those who can find this book will not be disappointed. They will come to know the Reverend Mather quite well/5(14). Like Mather's own 1(apple) hour sermons at North Church, Silverman's biography is densely packed with learning, energy, and intelligence; but only a select congregation will be able to sit through the performance.

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Complete summary of Cotton Mather's Magnalia Christi Americana. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Magnalia Christi Americana. At present, one of the most hated people in American church history is Cotton Mather (–).

Vilified for nearly three centuries, he has been portrayed as sinister and bloodthirsty, “the representative of all the hateful features of his time,” 1 an “insufferable young prig,” 2 “the Salem witch-hanger,” 3 having “a crooked and diseased mind.” 4 Mather is so infamous, in.

COTTON MATHER INTRODUCTION. procedure in the matter. Wo n d e r s. appeared in print just when the trials were halting, but it remains, in his own words, “that reviled Book,” a bane to his name.

His most enduring and, at once, most famous legacy is his Puritan epic. A biography of Cotton Mather has not appeared since Kenneth Silverman’s award-winning study, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather (New York, ). The [End Page ] Mathers were a topic of interest at the time, as evidenced also in Robert Middlekauff’s earlier work, The Mathers (New York, ), a multigenerational study of Richard, Increase, and Cotton, followed by Michael G.

Hall’s Author: Kenneth P. Minkema. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman Cotton Mather (Febru – Febru ; A.B.Harvard College; A.M. honorary doctorateUniversity of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author and pamphleteer, who is often remembered for his.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Cotton Mather (Mather, Cotton, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Mather, Cotton, Decennium Luctuosum: An History of Remarkable Occurrences, in the Long War, Which New-England Hath Had With the Indian Savages, From the Year to the Year (Boston: Printed by B.

Green and J. Full text of "The life and times of Cotton Mather" See other formats. Cotton Mather - A Life of Suffering. Cotton Mather has a bad reputation, mostly because of his involvement in the Salem Witch Trials.

Even if he recommended caution and opposed the executions, his book Memorable Providences Relating to Witchcraft and Possessions () did much to feed the hysteria. He is also considered one of the most bigoted. Click to read more about The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5.

The court refused his application. This led A. Marvin in his book The Life and Times of Cotton Mather to say that if Mather’s methods had been “studied and imi­tated, it is possible, if not probable, that the whole awful tragedy of blood, inwould have been averted 5 “. The Witchcraft Delusion in New England: Its Rise, Progress, and Termination, as Exhibited by Dr.

Cotton Mather in the Wonders of the Invisible World, and by Mr. Robert Calef in. Dec 4, - Explore salemwitchtrial's board "Cotton Mather" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cotton mather, Witch trials and Salem witch trials.7 pins. Poole's critique, in book form, runs less than 70 pages but the name "Mather" occurs many more times than the other book, which is more than ten times as long.

Upham shows a balanced and complicated view of Cotton Mather, such as this first mention: "One of Cotton Mather's most characteristic productions is the tribute to his venerated : FebruBoston, Massachusetts Bay.

"Mather's Magnalia is the most famous American book of colonial times and the indispensable source for colonial social history" (Streeter ). Composed beginning inthe Magnalia Christi Americana remains "among the great works of English literature in the 17th century.

Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(86). Any study of Wonders of the Invisible World must take into consideration the major event that occasioned Cotton Mather’s book—the Salem witchcraft trials.

Providing a historical record of trials were the major pretext of Mather’s book, but they. Life and Times of Cotton Mather, D.D., F.R.S. Or, A Boston Minister of Two Centuries Ago, Boston and Chicago: Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society. Samuel Mather; David Jennings. An Abridgment of the Life of the Late Reverend and Learned Dr.

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The Life of the Very Reverend and Learned Cotton Mather, D.D. & F.R.S., Late Pastor of the North Church in Boston.

Cotton Mather (măŧħ´ər), –, American Puritan clergyman and writer,grad. Harvard (B.A., ; M.A., ); son of Increase Mather and grandson of Richard Mather and of John Cotton. He was ordained () and became a colleague of his father at North Church, Boston, serving as pastor in his father's absences and after his father's death ().

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This ebook was refused A.P. Marvin in his book The Life and Times of Cotton Mather says that if Mather’s methods had been ‘studied and imitated, it is possible, if not probable, that the whole awful tragedy of blood, inwould have been averted.