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Cotton Mather, the puritan priest

Barrett Wendell

Cotton Mather, the puritan priest

by Barrett Wendell

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Cotton, -- 1663-1728.

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1891.

    Statementwith a new introduction by Alan Heimert.
    SeriesA Harbinger book
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13772666M

    Cotton Mather, FRS (Febru – Febru ; A.B. , Harvard College; A.M. , honorary doctorate , University of Glasgow) was a socially and politically influential New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and pamphleteer. He left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most. 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 ().

    COTTON MATHER (//8). The eldest son of New England's leading divine, Increase Mather, and grandson of the colony's spiritual founders Richaard Mather and John Cotton, Mather was born in Boston, educated at Harvard (B.A. ; M.A. ), and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Glasgow University (). published in , chronicled the history of Puritan New England. Cotton Mather was the last great Puritan preacher of an illustrious lineage and was himself Puritanism written large, with all its energies, enthusiasms, and errors. Further Information Boas, Ralph Philip, and Louise Boas. Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience.

      Answer: The Puritans were a widespread and diverse group of people who took a stand for religious purity in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries in Europe. Their rise was directly related to the increased knowledge that came to the common people in the Age of Enlightenment. As people learned to read and write, and as the Bible became more. Cotton Mather, The Puritan Priest. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.. pp. AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings.


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1 Life and education. Cotton Mather (Febru – Febru ) was a politically important Puritan minister and lived in North America before the creation of the United States in the area that is now known as Boston, Mather was the son of minister Increase is most well known for his connection to the Salem witch trials.

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F OR the sub-title of this book, "The Puritan Priest," doubtless many readers would think "The Puritan Prelate" might be substituted,—so well established have become our traditions of the most renowned of the Mathers: traditions perhaps strengthened, since the appearance of Tyler's American Literature, by its author's vivid alignment of the Mather Dynasty.A valuable introduction to Mather and representative selections from his work are in Kenneth B.

Murdock, ed., Selections from Cotton Mather (). The best biography is Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather: The Puritan Priest (; rev.

ed. ). Ralph and Louise Boas, Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience (), is more.