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Increase Mather a bibliography of his works by Thomas James Holmes

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Published by Martino Pub. in Mansfield Centre, CT .
Written in English



  • Massachusetts


  • Mather, Increase, 1639-1723 -- Bibliography,
  • Puritans -- Massachusetts -- History -- 17th century -- Bibliography,
  • Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Bibliography

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Statementby Thomas James Holmes ; with an introduction by George Parker Winship ; and supplementary material by Kenneth Ballard Murdock and George Francis Dow.
ContributionsMurdock, Kenneth Ballard, 1895-1975., Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936.
LC ClassificationsZ8554 .H746 2003, F67.M468 .H746 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3564042M
ISBN 101578984289
LC Control Number2002033737

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Aug 23,  · The world of Richard, Increase and Cotton Mather was so hugely different from our own that it could easily be unfathomable. The principal dissimilarity, far more profound that the political, technological or demographic differences, was the intense religious focus, including a strong belief that the day of judgment was very close, and the predominance of personal struggles with sinfulness /5(5). Increase Mather (Mather, Increase, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Mather, Increase, A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New England () (PDF with commentary at Mather students, led by Mather Faculty Dean Christie McDonald and Karl Aspelund ’17, came together to conduct research into the life and legacy of Increase Mather, Harvard’s seventh president and the namesake of Mather House. The effort was in response to a growing discussion about confronting the historical legacies of. Increase Mather (June 21, O.S. – August 23, O.S.) was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay (now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts). He was a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the colony, the administration of Harvard College, and most notoriously, the Salem witch trials.

INCREASE MATHER Cases of Conscience Concerning As we can see from the letters of Governor Phips, the ideas in Increase Mather's book played an important part in preventing further executions. Christian Reader. So Odious and Abominable is the Name of a Witch, to the Civilized, much more the Religious part of Mankind, that it is apt to grow. Jul 14,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Increase Mather books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Increase Mather looked with favor on the government of Sir William Phips. After his influence declined somewhat, but he remained powerful to the end. He was president of Harvard College (–), but he was inactive and spent little time in Cambridge. His writing reflected the concerns of . Increase Mather was a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the colony, acting as ambassador-extraordinary to the courts of England. He served as President of Harvard College from to , and with his son, Cotton Mather was involved in the Salem witch trials/5.