Collection description this collection consists of the papers of congregational clergyman cotton mather, including miscellaneous religious writings, correspondence. 1 documentary history of philanthropy and voluntarism in america ©2003 peter dobkin hall i:8doing good in the world: cotton mather and the origins. Cotton mather and his writings on witchcraft by thomas j holmes librarian, william g mather's library, cleveland, ohio otton mather's entrance into the. Few colonial americans continue to divide public opinion as sharply as does cotton mather mather and john cotton, cotton mather in mather’s writings. Cotton mather has 188 books on goodreads with 2517 ratings cotton mather’s most popular book is the wonders of the invisible world.
Cotton mather, an important puritan minister, wrote the first american true crime book and an influential book about the religious history of the. Click the banner for the many other works by cotton mather or the individual items listed to buy and read mather's work cotton mather (1663-1730) was a third. Cotton mather critical essays an attack on cotton and increase mather and their richard h werking has argued that mather's writings must be considered within.
Similar themes appear in his sermons and in the preface to one of his children's books, in which he warns mather, cotton diary of cotton mather, 1681-[1724. Introduction + reading assignment + writing assignment: assignment 7: cotton mather & jonathan edwards we conclude our work on new england puritanism with a reading. Cotton mather's biography and life storycotton mather, frs was a socially and politically influential new england puritan minister, prolific author and pamphleteer.
Cotton mather wrote and published more than 400 works his magnum opus was magnalia christi americana (1702) [bot]. John cotton (4 december 1585 this resulted in a statement called the cambridge platform which drew heavily from the writings of cotton and mather.
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