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The Life and Times of Cotton Mather

by Kenneth Silverman

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Published by Welcome Rain .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Religious,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8669386M
    ISBN 101566492068
    ISBN 109781566492065

    Welcome, up for bid is a leather bound book from Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut titled: The Life and Times of Cotton Mather written by: Kenneth Silverman. The book measures 9 1/4 by 6 1/8 and has pages including an index. There are 8 pages of black and white illustrations. Published in Seller Rating: % positive. The life and times of Cotton Mather. [Kenneth Silverman] -- Examines the life of Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister and supporter of the Salem witch trials and executions, discussing how his beliefs governed his behavior, and considering how he was influenced.

    Early life and education Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Ma , Cotton Mather was the eldest son of Increase and Maria Mather and the grandson of Richard Mather, the first 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). Alan Axelrod, "The Life and Times of Cotton h Silverman," Winterthur Portfo no. 4 (Winter, ):

      THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COTTON. MATHER. By Kenneth Silverman. Illustrated. pages. Harper & Row. $ Most people think of Cotton Mather as a thundering bigot who encouraged the Salem witch. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather, by Kenneth Silverman (Harper & Row) Share: Twitter Facebook Email. The Life of Alain Locke, by Jeffrey C movement he inspired. Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser (Metropolitan Books) A deeply researched and elegantly written portrait of Laura Ingalls.


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The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Life and Times of Cotton Mather book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The early American Congregational minister and a 4/5.

The Life and Times of Cotton Mather Paperback – Septem by Abijah Perkins Marvin (Author)Author: Abijah Perkins Marvin. 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(21).

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.

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. Nobody else has attempted (bothered?) to do a life of our great ""national gargoyle"" since the one by R.

Boas and Louise Boas inand Silverman's definitive work is not. The life and times of Cotton Mather by Silverman, Kenneth. Publication date Topics Mather, Cotton,Puritans English. Includes bibliographical references and index Notes. page are missing in the book.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Pages: Yet, the book makes it clear why so many of Cotton Mather's books are still available in modern editions, as the goodreads list clearly shows. A religious fanatic who approved of and condoned the Salem witch trials and executions, he was also a scientific literate who urged adoption of vaccination at a time when smallpox epidemics were /5.

Cotton Mather has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cotton Mather’s most popular book is On Witchcraft. 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). The life and times of Cotton Mather, D.D., F.R.S.; or, A Boston minister of two centuries ago; Item PreviewPages: Cotton Mather (), son of Increase Mather () and grandson of Richard Mather () and John Cotton (), was born in Boston in He received his early education at home and graduated from Harvard in   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top The life and times of Cotton Mather by Marvin, Abijah P. (Abijah Perkins) Publication date Topics Mather, Cotton, PublisherPages:   The Paperback of the The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(2). Mather, Cotton, Publisher Congregational Sunday-school and published society Collection statelibrarypennsylvania; americana Digitizing sponsor This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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Cotton Mather / ˈ m æ ð ər / FRS (Febru – Febru ) was a New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials.

Alma mater: Harvard College. A Morningside Book: The Life and Times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman (, Paperback).

Life and times of Cotton Mather. New York: Harper & Row, © (OCoLC) Online version: Silverman, Kenneth. Life and times of Cotton Mather. New York: Harper & Row, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book.

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 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.

Mather preached his first sermon in August ofand went on to be ordained by at age Besides his involvement with the witch trials in Salem during the s, Cotton Mather is remembered as one of the most influential Puritan ministers of his day.Genre/Form: Electronic books History Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Silverman, Kenneth.

Life and times of Cotton Mather.At the Lord’s Table. The Life and Times of Cotton Mather. by Kenneth Silverman. Harper & Row.

pp. $ Any biographer of Cotton Mather is faced with a lot of wrongs to redress.