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Cotton Mather & witchcraft

William Frederick Poole

Cotton Mather & witchcraft

two notices of Mr. Upham, his reply

by William Frederick Poole

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Published by T.R. Marvin & Son in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Cotton, -- 1663-1728,
  • Upham, Charles Wentworth, -- 1802-1875,
  • Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 64043
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14639263M

    Cotton Mather was a popular minister and scholar in late 17th century Boston. The son of Increase Mather, another prominent minister, the duo were well-known advocates for the Salem witch trials. The younger minister published his own history of dealing with those he deemed were possessed by the devil. Miscellaneous manuscript materials VI. Sermons, essays, and other works, This series contains the historical and religious works of Cotton Mather, written between and , including sermons on Biblical figures and studies of apocalypticism, millennialism, .

    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 for fostering the Salem witch trials, Cotton Mather also has a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion Born: Febru , Boston, Massachusetts.   The Rev. Cotton Mather was the brilliant son of the famous Increase Mather. After graduating from Harvard College Cotton was ordained in At the age of twenty-two he was appointed teacher at the Old North Church, Boston, where his father was.

    Increase Mather was born on J to Richard and Katherine Mather. He and four of his five brothers would follow Richard's call to guide the morality and spirituality of their fellow man, even as the family ventured with other Puritans to New England in the seventeenth century. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cotton Mather and Witchcraft by C. W. Upham (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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In this fascinating account of witches and devils in colonial America, the renowned and influential minister of Boston's Old North Church attempts to justify his role in the Salem witch trials. A true believer in the devil's battle to get converts in Salem and other Massachusetts towns during the /5(17).

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a Sy. Cotton Mather 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.

Cotton Mather was the son of influential minister Increase Mather. He is often remembered for his connection to the Salem witch trials/5. A true believer in the devil's battle to get converts in Salem and other Massachusetts towns during the late seventeenth century, Mather also believed the fantastic accusations of those who accused their neighbors of theologian's book, first published inprovides readers with guidelines for discovering witches, explanations 3/5(1).

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Cotton Mather’s account of the witch trials reinforced colonial New Englanders’ view of themselves as a chosen generation of men. The Salem witch scare had complex social roots beyond the community’s religious Size: KB.

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. 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.

Cotton Mather And Spectral Evidence 9. Cotton Mather And The Preliminary Examinations. John Proctor. George Burroughs Cotton Mather And The Witchcraft Trials. The Executions Letter To Stephen Sewall.

"Wonders Of The Invisible World." Its Origin And Design. Cotton Mather's Account Of The Trials "Wonders Of The Invisible World. Cotton Mather’s book occupies a similarly ambivalent position. On the one hand, it’s an example of Ichabod’s cleverness and knowledge, and he cites it whenever possible (indeed, it’s difficult to tell whether Ichabod reads anything else at all).

On the other hand, this is a book of witchcraft—not exactly a chemistry textbook. Cotton MATHER ( - ) Here are first hand accounts, published inof the infamous "Salem Witch Trials".

In addition to Mather's interpretation of the Book. Other articles where Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcraft and Possessions is discussed: Salem witch trials: Fits and contortions: Cotton Mather in his book Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcraft and Possessions () and which may have been known by the girls in Salem Village.

In February, unable to account for their behaviour medically, the local doctor, William Griggs. Cotton Mather is one of the main male characters of Salem. Driven by secret obsessions and desire, Cotton Mather is the well-educated local aristocrat who fans the flames of Salem’s witch foremost expert on witches and malice, Cotton Mather is a Puritan Reverend, son of the infamous witch hunter Increase Mather.

But even as he is hunting witches, he lives under the shadow of his Eye Color: Green. Cotton Mather's hook, of witchcrafts in New England, may ], Literature of Witchcraft in Neio England. see enough to silence any incredulity that pretendeth to be. The Wonders of the Invisible World was a book written by Cotton Mather and published in It was subtitled, Observations As well Historical as Theological, upon the Nature, the Number, and the Operations of the book defended Mather's role in the witchhunt conducted in Salem, espoused the belief that witchcraft was an evil magical power.

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