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The devil's mousetrap : redemption and colonial American literature

Author: Linda Munk
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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The Devil's Mousetrap approaches the thought of three colonial New England divines-Increase Mather, Jonathan Edwards, and Edward Taylor-from the perspective of literary theory. Author Linda Munk focuses on the background of these men's ideas and on the sources from which they drew, both directly and indirectly, in framing their theology. She notes that the language used in the pulpit by Mather, Edwards, and Taylor  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Munk, Linda.
Devil's mousetrap.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 96041397
(OCoLC)35305137
Named Person: Jonathan Edwards; Edward Taylor; Increase Mather; Jonathan Edwards; Edward Taylor; Increase Mather; Jonathan Edwards; Increase Mather; Edward Taylor; Jonathan Edwards; Edward Taylor; Increase Mather
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Munk
ISBN: 058521171X 9780585211718 1280454164 9781280454165
OCLC Number: 44958643
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 144 pages)
Contents: The devil's mousetrap --
Jonathan Edwards and the Angel of the Lord : A history of the work of redemption --
The age of Messiah : Increase Mather and the conversion of the Jews --
Edward Taylor and the Feast of Tabernacles.
Responsibility: Linda Munk.
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