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The life and times of Cotton Mather

Author: Kenneth Silverman
Publisher: New York : Welcome Rain Publishers, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Welcome Rain edView all editions and formats
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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 by the times in which he lived.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Silverman, Kenneth.
Life and times of Cotton Mather.
New York : Welcome Rain Publishers, 2002
(OCoLC)895363361
Named Person: Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Silverman
ISBN: 1566492068 9781566492065
OCLC Number: 49032019
Notes: Origionally published: New York : Harper & Row, Pub., 1984.
Description: x, 479 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Quantum nomen! Quanta nomina! --
The solemnest work in the world --
The glorious revolution --
Letters of thanks from hell --
The parter's portion --
Particular faiths --
Joseph Dudley --
Bonifacius --
Of 15, dead, 9 --
Lydia Lee George --
Tria Carcinomata --
The paths of the destroyer --
Crackling of thorns under a pot --
As merry as one bound for heaven --
Conclusion: Copp's hill.
Responsibility: Kenneth Silverman.

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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 by the times in which he lived.

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