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Cotton Mather, keeper of the Puritan conscience.

Ralph Philip Boas

Cotton Mather, keeper of the Puritan conscience.

by Ralph Philip Boas

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Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728,
    • Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsBoas, Louise Schutz, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF67 .M422 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p.
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5913715M
      LC Control Number64015910
      OCLC/WorldCa466331

      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 “. Later, Increase prepared a pamphlet entitled Cases of Conscience for general distribution. In. Cotton Mather (), Puritan clergyman, historian, and pioneering student of science, was an indefatigable man of letters. Of the third generation of a New England founding family, he is popularly associated with the Salem witchcraft trials. Cotton Mather recorded the passing of an era.

      Increase Mather (J – Aug ) was a powerful Puritan clergyman in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and was president of Harvard College for twenty years (–). He was influential in the administration of the colony during a time Alma mater: Harvard College.   Prof. Allison describes the life and accomplishments of Cotton Mather. This course explores the history of Boston from the ’s to the present day. .

      A valuable introduction to Mather and representative selections from his work are in Kenneth B. Murdock, ed., Selections from Cotton Mather (). The best biography is Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather: The Puritan Priest (; rev. ed. ). Ralph and Louise Boas, Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience (), is more. Start studying Puritan Test[Bradstreet, Mather, Edwards]. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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book Conscience. By Ralph and Louise Boas. (New York and London: Harper & Brothers. Ix, $) The current fashions in biography have left only a few marks on this extremely able and certainly readable book by Ralph and Louise Boas. It is subtitled Keeper of the Puritan. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boas, Ralph Philip, Cotton Mather, keeper of the Puritan conscience.

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Cotton Mather, keeper of the Puritan conscience, by Ralph and Louise Boas. Cotton Mather as a young man gave his father a Spanish Indian Keeper of the Turitan Conscience slave; his filial piety was rewarded years later by having bestowed upon him a superior slave. Most men of the time accepted slavery without question — it was in the Bible.

First edition of this important early biography of the Puritan Divine—"the last great member of a Puritan dynasty"—written by his son, here bound with first editions of two scarce eulogies on the death of Cotton Mather, by Thomas Prince and the man who would succeed Mather as pastor of the North Church, Joshua Gee.

The Puritan Conscience. By Reinhold Niebuhr. J In a choice passage Miller analyzes the tortures of soul in Cotton Mather, as he justifies the witch trials against his own better.

Cotton Mather, Keeper of the Puritan Conscience by Ralph Philip Boas, Louise Schutz Boas - Alibris Buy Cotton Mather, Keeper of the Puritan Conscience by Ralph Philip Boas, Louise Schutz Boas online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ As the Lord's remembrancer and keeper of the Puritan conscience, he writes the grandest of American jeremiads, his epic church history Magnalia Christi Americana ().

Like his father a staunch defender of Puritan orthodoxy, Mather persuades Elihu Yale, a London merchant and practicing Anglican, to endow Yale University () as the new nursery of Puritanism, when Harvard seemed. Cotton Mather / ˈ m æ ð ər / FRS (Febru – Febru ) was a New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials.

Alma mater: Harvard College. An Abridgment of the Life of the Late Reverend and Learned Dr. Cotton Mather, of Boston in New-England. Taken from the Account of Him Published by His Son, the Reverend Samuel Mather.

London: J. Oswald at the Rose and Crown. Besides his involvement with the witch trials in Salem during the s, Cotton Mather is remembered as one of the most influential Puritan ministers of his day. Never achieving his father's success as a political leader or president of Harvard, Cotton made his mark through his efforts as a master of the pen.

Cotton Mather, FRS (Febru – Febru ; A.B.Harvard College; A.M.honorary doctorateUniversity 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: FebruBoston, Massachusetts.

Cotton Matherwas a Puritan minister, a scholar and an author. He was the eldest child of Increase Mather and Maria Cotton, and was born on Febru He was named after his two grandfathers who were also known for being strong leaders of the Puritan dynasty, John Cotton and Richard Matter.

Cotton was a very intelligent and serious child. COTTON mather: an essay in bibliography 7 the preparationists, his ideas about covenant theology, his "experimental" philosophy and religion, and his eschatology. Much earlier, Ralph and Louise Boas had tried to present "a fair picture" of Mather in Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience (New York: Harper and Brothers, ).

Because the. In Cotton Mather, Boston: Twayne,pp. Examines Mather's role in the witch trials in Boston and Salem and places his beliefs and actions within the historical context of the period.

Discussion of Mather may be found in Ralph P. and Louise Boas, Cotton Mather, Keeper of the Puritan Conscience (New York and London: Harper, ); Barrett Wendell, Cotton Mather, the Puritan Priest (New York: Dodd Mead, ; new ed., with introduction by Alan Heimert, New York: Harcourt Brace, ); and Otho T.

Beall and Richard Shryock. Alright, you could rightly say that Cotton Mather () does not meet the strict historical definition of a “Puritan” preacher (see Mark Jones' post here).Still, as a Massachusetts Bay Colony boy, son of Increase Mather, and grandson of John Cotton and Richard Mather, he stands firmly in the Puritan preaching tradition.published inchronicled the history of Puritan New England.

Cotton Mather was the last great Puritan preacher of an illustrious lineage and was himself Puritanism written large, with all its energies, enthusiasms, and errors.

Further Information Boas, Ralph Philip, and Louise Boas. Cotton Mather: Keeper of the Puritan Conscience.