The Life and Times of Cotton Mather

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Welcome Rain Publishers, Nov 21, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 479 pages
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"The early American Congregational minister and author Cotton Mather (1663-1728), remembered mainly for his participation in the Salem witch trials, is perhaps the greatest and most misunderstood figure in pre-revolutionary American history. Mather believed his main purpose in life was to do good and he devoted his life to praying, preaching, and writing, eventually publishing more than 400 works."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Religion, next to poor economic conditions, was primarily responsible for the foundation of the colonies. It too was the backbone for its evolvement. And one of the chief leaders in that unfolding was ... Read full review

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"Kenneth Silverman's biography is out of print, which is both fortunate and unfortunate at the same time. It is fortunate because Silverman writes his bio with all the best psychoanalytical tools at ... Read full review

Contents

MR COTTON MATHER
53
THE REVEREND COTTON MATHER
191
SILENCE DOGOOD
277
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Kenneth Silverman is a professor at New York University and co-director of the NYU Biography Seminar.

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