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Signs of the Times in Cotton Mathers Paterna

A Study of Puritan Autobiography (Ams Studies in Religious Tradition)

by Constance J. Post

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Published by AMS Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Protestantism & Protestant Churches,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • 18th Century American Prose,
  • History - U.S.,
  • English,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • 1663-1728,
  • 1663-1728.,
  • Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • History and criticism,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Mather, Cotton,,
  • Paterna,
  • Puritan authors,
  • Puritans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10179290M
    ISBN 100404625320
    ISBN 109780404625320

    Cotton Mather, however, though opposed as his father was to the use of spectral evidence, believed that the Salem proceedings had, in fact, ferreted out the devil's doings there, and he wrote a book defending the Salem trials, Wonders of the. Soubrenie Elisabeth. Constance J. Post, Signs of the Times in Cotton Mather's Paterna: A Study of Puritan Autobiography. In: XVII-XVIII. Bulletin de la société d'études anglo-américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. N°51, pp. Author: Elisabeth Soubrenie.

    Cotton Mather >Cotton Mather (), Puritan clergyman, historian, and pioneering >student of science, was an indefatigable man of letters. Of the third >generation of a New England [1] founding family, he is popularly associated >with the Salem witchcraft trials. The court refused his application. This led A. P. 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, in , would have been averted 5 “.

    Officers. Elected by and from within the Board of Directors according to the bylaws of the Corporation. Co-Chair: Constance J. Post, Co-Chair: Alea Henle, Executive Secretary-Treasurer: Eileen Hunt Botting, The life of Mr. Thomas Dudley several times governor of the colony of Massachusetts Cotton Mather, John Cotton, Thomas Hooker, Nathaniel Ward, Et Al. Published by Doubleday Anchor. Used. Softcover. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More.


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It "Kenneth Silverman's biography is out of print, which is both fortunate and unfortunate at the same time/5. Cotton Mather has books on Goodreads with ratings. Cotton Mather’s most popular book is On Witchcraft. 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 Constance J.

Post is an associate professor of English at Iowa State University and the author of Signs of the Times in Cotton Mather’s Paterna: A Study of Puritan Autobiography. Table of Contents Preface. Cotton Mather, Puritan minister, author, and scholar was born on Februthe eldest child of Increase Mather, a Puritan minister, and Maria Cotton.

The marriage of Increase Mather and Maria Cotton was an interesting one because Increase and Maria were stepbrother and sister. It was also "the union of two great New England families.".

Cotton Mather was an extremely powerful male priest. During the time period of the Salem Witch Trials men were seen as the ones with authority, and being a priest made Cotton the communities backbone. Cotton was a significant person in the origin of the Salem Witch Trials, and condemned many of the allegedly accused witches.

Signs of the Times in Cotton Mather's ""Paterna - A Study of Puritan Autobiography (Hardcover) / Author: Constance J. Post ; ; Protestantism & Protestant Churches, Christianity, Books.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 ().Robert Middlekauff, The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals,Kenneth Silverman, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England,